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  1. 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

  2. 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 ...

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

  3. 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 ...

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

  4. 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 ...

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

  5. 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

  6. 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 ...

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

  7. 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

  8. 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 ...

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

  9. World Bank Approves Additional Funds for Water Supply Project in Burkina Faso

    13 Jan 2015- 10:54 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The World Bank Group's Board of Executive Directors today approved a new US$80 million grant from the International Development Association (IDA*) to help Burkina Faso expand access ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2015 - 10:54

  10. Climate Change Adaptation Efforts Not Enough to Protect Vulnerable Communities: UN University

    8 Nov 2013- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BONN, Germany Climate change is already affecting vulnerable communities, causing loss and damage to their most fundamental needs, livelihoods and food security, according to a report released this week by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/08/2013 - 10:19

  11. World Bank, EU Pledge Billions for Economic Growth in Sahel

    5 Nov 2013- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAMAKO, Mali The World Bank and the European Union announced this week that they will provide billions of dollars to the Sahel region of Africa to support to major development priorities like improving ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2013 - 10:14

  12. World Bank Urges Support for Pastoralism, Irrigation in Sahel Region

    29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week urged African countries and communities in the Sahel region, as well as the international community, to support and expand pastoralism and large-scale ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03

  13. Local Communities, Governments Key to Global Water Security

    6 Sep 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Empowerment of local communities in developing countries could play an essential role in enhancing water security, by improving assessment of water supply risks like population growth, climate ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2013 - 09:59

  14. West African Countries to Create Regional Authority for Water, Electricity PPPs

    9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COTONOU, Benin Eight West African countries have agreed to create a regional authority to enable and regulate public-private partnerships in the fields of water and solar energy. The move was announced at the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2013 - 09:59

  15. Dando Launches Water Well Drilling Division

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    Local Press Report - 05/21/2013 - 09:54

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