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  1. Islamic Bank Allocates Nearly $1 Billion USD for Water, Energy, Food Security in Africa, Central Asia

    The Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has announced $912.8 million USD in funding for development projects in a number of member countries in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:53

  2. Japan, US Aid Agencies Consider Africa Water PPP Fund

    Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) are considering creating an Africa water private-public partnership fund, according to JICA President Dr. Akihiko Tanaka. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  3. Water Source Bomb Kills Seven Children in Afghanistan

    25 Jul 2012- 09:39 by Local Press Report KABUL Washington Post An insurgent bomb targeting Afghan police using a fresh water spring to replenish their drinking supplies instead killed seven children grazing farm animals, officials said Wednesday. The bomb ...

    Local Press Report - 07/25/2012 - 10:22

  4. Small Afghan Irrigation Systems Get Boost from ADB, Japanese Investment

    9 Jul 2012- 08:52 by Local Press Report MANILA Asian Development Bank A new irrigation project in northern Afghanistan will improve livelihoods and boost crop yields in poor, rural communities, with a $10 million USD grant from the Asian Development Bank ...

    Local Press Report - 07/09/2012 - 09:35

  5. South, Central Asia Expecting Floods

    Heavy floods are expected in mountain ranges of Himalaya, Hindu Kush, and Pamir again this year. Possible affected countries include China, Northern India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2012 - 09:29

  6. Taliban Accused of Poisoning School Girls in Afghanistan Again


    Local Press Report - 06/07/2012 - 09:20

  7. With Better Water Infrastructure, Afghanistan Can Develop $1 Trillion USD of Natural Resources

    15 May 2012- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, FL, TAMPA Afghanistan has over $1 trillion USD worth of gold, copper, rare earth metals, petroleum and natural gas, but factors like lack of water needed for mining operations will make it diffi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/22/2013 - 08:47

  8. Afghan Water Minister Charged With Corruption

    1 May 2012- 08:43 by Local Press Report KABUL Rawa News (Afghanistan) Full Story- Chief of the High Office of Oversight and Anti-Corruption of Afghanistan disclosed the name of an Afghan cabinet minister who has been charged with corruption. Dr. Azizullah ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:21

  9. Afghanistan Looks to India for Help With Infrastructure, Management

    Full Story- Afghanistan is looking for assistance from India and other "friendly countries" in building its water infrastructure and management, said Afghan Energy and Water Minister Alhaj M. ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:21

  10. Afghan Schoolgirls' Water Poisoned

    23 Apr 2012- 21:55 by Local Press Report KABUL CNN World Full Story- At least 140 Afghan schoolgirls and female teachers were admitted to a local hospital in Afghanistan's northeastern Takhar province last week after drinking poisoned water, said loc ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:22

  11. Central Asia Urged to Include Afghanistan in Water Talks

    17 Apr 2012- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Any major discussions on water issues in Central Asia should include Afghanistan, which supplies more than 8 percent of the region’s water, according to Uzbek water expert Elbek S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  12. Regional Conference Draws Attention to Future Needs of Afghanistan

    4 Apr 2012- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan Afghanistan’s participation in regional water and energy projects was among the main issues addressed at the Fifth Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan, held in the Tajik ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:24

  13. Iran, Tajikistan, Afghanistan Sign Agreements on Oil, Gas, Water

    3 Apr 2012- 09:26 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE International Islamic News Agency Full story by The presidents of Iran, Tajikistan and Afghanistan have signed agreements on the establishment of connecting routes and the exchange of oil, gas an ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2013 - 05:16

  14. Water Shortages Could Fuel Afghan-Iranian Tensions

    13 Mar 2012- 00:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Australia, WEST PERTH Increased development and water consumption in upstream Afghanistan is negatively affecting the water supply to Iran, exacerbating latent tensions between the two countries, according to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:16

  15. FAO Increasing Technical Support for Afghani Irrigation Network

    21 Feb 2012- 22:43 by Local Press Report KABUL UN News Center The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is boosting its technical support to help rebuild Afghanistan’s dilapidated traditional irrigation systems, which have been neglected ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:29


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