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  1. EU Support For Food Security, Healthcare, Preparedness In 7 Sahel Countries

    23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:42

  2. Blue Peace Bulletin: "Water and Violence: Mali"

    28 Apr 2019- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, INDIA Jayantika Kutty, Research Analyst with think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 07:37

  3. Sahel States Adopt $400 Billion USD Climate Investment Plan

    2 Mar 2019- 08:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NIAMEY, Niger Eleven countiris of the Sahel region, Niger, Burkina Faso, Equatorial Guinea, Chad, Sudan, Mali, Benin, Cameroon, Djibouti, Ivory Coast and Mauritania, have committed a budget of approximately $40 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/02/2019 - 08:00

  4. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  5. Red Cross Chief Blames Climate Change, Water Stress For Niger, Mali Violence

    23 Jan 2019- 06:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, has described violence and challenges in the Niger-Mali region as being due not only to conflict, but also eff ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2019 - 06:49

  6. Belgium Finances Burkina Faso Drinking Water Supply Project

    15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report OUAGODOUGOU Afrik21 The Burkina Faso government has signed an €8 million loan agreement with Belgium. The money will be used to finance the Project to build 27 drinking water supply systems (WSS) in the Central Eas ...

    Local Press Report - 01/15/2019 - 11:27

  7. Wetlands Degradation in The Sahel Linked to Human Migration, Conflict

    22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDE, Netherlands A report published this week presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of Africa’s Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2018 - 11:31

  8. ECOWAS, AMCOW Renew Ties for Sustainable Water Resources Management

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABUJA, Nigeria The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) have renewed ties to facilitate greater cooperation and collaboration in the effort to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  9. Restore Drylands to Combat Drought, Desertification, Land Degradation: FAO

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and Agr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  10. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  11. Heat Wave Leaves Burkina Faso's Capital Without Water

    24 May 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report OUAGADOUGOU Associated Press Across Burkina Faso's capital, even the wealthiest neighborhoods, typically spared from severe shortages, are suffering without water amid an unprecedented heat wave. Already the s ...

    Local Press Report - 05/24/2016 - 09:00

  12. Burkina Faso to Impose Water Restrictions in Capital

    2 May 2016- 09:52 by Local Press Report OUAGADOUGOU News24 Burkina Faso will impose restrictions on water supplies in the capital Ouagadougou next week to tackle a serious shortage in the city of two million, officials said. The city has suffered a severe ...

    Local Press Report - 05/02/2016 - 09:52

  13. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  14. Study Maps Groundwater Pollution Vulnerability in Africa

    15 Jan 2016- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LEUVEN, Belgium A new study by Belgian researchers has mapped how vulnerable groundwater is to pollution throughout Africa. The researchers from the Université Catholique de Louvain’s Earth and Life Institute ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/15/2016 - 10:04

  15. Wastewater Could Be a Valuable Resource for Irrigation, Energy: Report

    26 Oct 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Domestic wastewater could be a valuable resource for agricultural irrigation and energy production, and contribute to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to a repo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2015 - 10:16

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