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  1. Afghanistan Asks for $142 Million USD for Food Aid Amid Drought

    11 Oct 2011- 09:36 by Local Press Report KABUL BBC News/Bakhtar News Agency (Afghanistan) Afghanistan is appealing to donors to provide $142 million USD to feed 2.6 million people in the country amid its worst drought for a decade. Fourteen provinces in t ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:41

  2. Pakistan Establishes Agency to Protect Water Rights

    4 Oct 2011- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Pakistan has established a new agency, the Pakistan Trans-Border Water Organization (PTWO), to protect its water rights against what it deems violations by upper riparian countries India and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:42

  3. 3 Million Afghans Face Hunger Due to Drought

    27 Sep 2011- 00:04 by Local Press Report KABUL MMD Newswire Nearly 3 million people in Afghanistan face severe food shortages as a result of drought, according to international humanitarian NGO Oxfam.  The drought affects 14 of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:43

  4. World Bank Provides $97 Million USD for Irrigation Projects

    13 Sep 2011- 10:21 by Local Press Report KABUL International News Network (Pakistan) The World Bank is providing $97 million USD for irrigation projects, including construction of canals and dams, in Afghanistan, the Afghan Ministry of Energy and Water an ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:45

  5. Tajik Firm Wins Dam Contract in Afghanistan

    24 Aug 2011- 09:19 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Central Asia Newswire Tajik construction firm TADES won the $10 million USD contract to build the first stages of a dam in Afghanistan. The company beat out seven other firms for the contract with the Afgh ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:47

  6. Tajik Firm Wins Dam Contract in Afghanistan

    23 Aug 2011- 10:47 by Local Press Report DUSHANBE Central Asia Newswire Tajik construction firm TADES won the $10 million USD contract to build the first stages of a dam in Afghanistan. The company beat out seven other firms for the contract with the Afgh ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:47

  7. U.S. Water Funding May Get a Reprieve, but Not for Long

    8 Aug 2011- 18:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Washington’s deal that saved Uncle Sam from default does not bode well for international aid, with most overseas programs facing cuts or stagnant growth as the U.S. Congress and th ...

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

  8. USACE Seeks Firms for Rehabilitation of Multi-Purpose Water Projects

    12 Jul 2011- 11:06 by Local Press Report KANDAHAR PennWell The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is seeking information on firms capable of taking on major rehabilitation work on two multi-purpose water projects in Afghanistan. The projects include the ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2011 - 11:32

  9. Ministry of Water and Power Proposes Water Treaty With Afghanistan

    28 Jun 2011- 08:50 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Pakistan’s Ministry of Water and Power is proposing that the government sign a water treaty with Afghanistan in order to secure water rights over the Kabul River and prevent disputes b ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:54

  10. World Bank Offers to Help Pakistan, Afghanistan With Joint Water Management

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:55

  11. Study Says EU Will Miss Its 2015 Targets on Development Aid

    20 Jun 2011- 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Union spends on average more than $2.9 billion USD annually to support water and sanitation projects in the developing world, helping to fund infrastructure, storage and irrigati ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:47

  12. Afghanistan Two Decades Behind Deadline for Water MDG

    7 Jun 2011- 10:10 by Local Press Report KABUL, Afghanistan OOSKAnews Correspondent The Afghanistan Human Development Report 2011 warns that access to water is one of the chief challenges in the country, and that the MDG goal of halving those without acces ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:57

  13. Astana Village Drinking Water Project in Final Stages

    7 Jun 2011- 10:01 by Local Press Report PANJSHIR PROVINCE Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System The Panjshir Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) for civil affairs in late May carried out an assessment of the final stages of a drinking water pro ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:57

  14. Pakistan Concerned Over Kabul River Projects

    24 May 2011- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Afghanistan’s plans to construct 13 hydropower projects on the trans-boundary Kabul River has raised concerns for Pakistan, which it shared with a United States delegation.  Pakistan would ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:57

  15. US Facilitating Pakistan-Afghanistan Water Treaty

    The United States is working to facilitate talks between Pakistan and Afghanistan on a bilateral water treaty. The goal is to put in place a mechanism now to prevent future disputes. ...

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

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