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  1. 5+5 Dialogue Adopts Common Strategy for Water

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria The 10-member Western Mediterranean Forum, commonly referred to as the "5+5 Dialogue," this week adopted a common strategy on water, emphasizing the need for an integrated management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  2. Algeria to Host Western Mediterranean Water Ministers Meeting

    6 Mar 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report ALGIERS Algerie Presse Service Minister of Water Resources Hocine Necib announced Thursday that the capital (Algiers) will host on 31 March the first meeting of ministers of Water of the countries of Western ...

    Local Press Report - 03/06/2015 - 09:38

  3. Algerian Dams at 80 Percent Capacity

    13 Feb 2015- 10:38 by Local Press Report ALGIERS Algerie Press Service The filling rate of Algeria's 65 dams has exceeded 80 percent, the highest rate ever reached during the first week of February since the independence, said Thursday the Ministry ...

    Local Press Report - 02/13/2015 - 10:38

  4. Cameroonian President Appeals to International Community to Help Save Lake Chad

    9 Jan 2015- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon Cameroonian President Paul Biya has called on the international community help prevent Lake Chad from disappearing. Addressing the diplomatic community on January 8th, Biya warned that “Lake ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/09/2015 - 10:44

  5. Hyflux Marks Official Opening of Desal Plant in Algeria

    12 Nov 2014- 10:50 by Local Press Report ORAN Hyflux On 10 November, Hyflux Ltd marked the official opening of Magtaa Desalination Plant, the largest seawater reverse osmosis desalination plant in Algeria and on the African continent. The ceremony was ...

    Local Press Report - 11/12/2014 - 10:50

  6. Algerian Minister Stresses Need to Meet Project Deadlines

    9 Oct 2014- 10:16 by Local Press Report MASCARA Algerie Press Service Minister of Water Resources, Hocine Necib stressed Wednesday night in Mascara, the need to meet the deadlines for completion of projects. After inspecting the progress of supply works ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2014 - 10:16

  7. Water Scarcity Could Limit Shale Resource Development: WRI

    3 Sep 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Limited availability of freshwater could become a stumbling block to the growing shale gas sector, according to a new report from the Washington, DC-based World Resource Institute ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/03/2014 - 10:01

  8. More Laws Needed to Reduce Risks From Natural Disasters: Report

    30 Jun 2014- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A new joint report from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Societies (IFRC) and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has underlined the need for more legislation to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/30/2014 - 10:05

  9. Egyptian, Ethiopian Foreign Ministers Meet on Controversial Dam

    30 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy and his Ethiopian counterpart, Tedros Adhanom, met in Algeria this week to discuss issues surrounding Ethiopia’s plans to construct the controversial, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/30/2014 - 10:01

  10. World Bank Lends Morocco $158.6 Million for Water Projects

    15 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RABAT, Morocco The World Bank this week approved a $158.6 million USD loan to Morocco for water projects in rural areas. “The strategy of the [World Bank’s] International Finance Corporation (IFC) is to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2014 - 10:01

  11. Algeria to Build New Dam in Wadi Jidra

    21 Apr 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria Algerian water officials last week announced plans to build a new dam in Wadi Jidra, in the country’s northern state of Souq Ahras. The 60-meter-high dam, with a total storage capacity of more ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/21/2014 - 10:03

  12. Biwater Wins Algerian Wastewater Treatment Plant Contract

    3 Feb 2014- 09:42 by Local Press Report SURREY Biwater (Press Release) Biwater has secured a contract in Constantine, in Northeastern Algeria, which will provide the province with a wastewater treatment plant serving over 100,000 residents in the " ...

    Local Press Report - 02/03/2014 - 09:42

  13. African Governments Failing at Providing Water, Sanitation, Power: Survey

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Less than half of Africans say their governments are doing a good job at providing reliable water and sanitation services, according to a new 34-country survey carried out as part of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2014 - 10:00

  14. Egyptian Official in Ethiopia to Continue Dam Talks

    1 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egyptian Deputy Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ali El Hefny arrived in Addis Ababa on June 30 to continue talks with Ethiopian officials on the nearly $5 billion USD Grand ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2013 - 10:01

  15. AfDB Seeks $113 Million to Save Lake Chad

    20 Jun 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced this week that it will lead a campaign to raise $113 million USD as art of a plan to restore the fast-receding Lake Chad. Over 30 million people in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/20/2013 - 10:01

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