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  1. Egypt Invests $55 Million USD In Water Conservation Plan

    11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to m ...

    Local Press Report - 10/11/2019 - 09:10

  2. UN: Egypt Diplomat Describes "Fundamental" Human Right To Water

    29 Sep 2019- 07:02 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today According to a press release by the Foreign Ministry, in an address before a session of the International Council on Human Rights on Friday, Egypt's Ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva ...

    Local Press Report - 09/30/2019 - 10:34

  3. GERD: Egypt FM Blames Ethiopia Intransigence For Breakdown In Talks

    24 Sep 2019- 05:11 by TWD Staff CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry has expressed frustration with Ethiopia’s stance on filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews Coverage OF GERD (30-plus articles) Shoukr ...

    TWD Staff - 10/10/2019 - 09:30

  4. Egypt Prez Ratifies Loan From Kuwait For 4 Desal Plants In South Sinai

    24 Sep 2019- 05:45 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi ratified on Thursday a loan agreement worth KD15 million with the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) to establish four desalination plants in South Sin ...

    Local Press Report - 09/24/2019 - 05:45

  5. GERD Technical Negotiations Stumble, More Talks Planned For October

    17 Sep 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Tripartite ministerial negotiations around the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have stalled, according to the Egyptian ministry of irrigation. A 16 September st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2019 - 04:22

  6. Droughts And Floods For Nile Basin In Coming Decades

    7 Sep 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Dartmouth, NH, United States Hot and dry conditions coupled with a rising population along the Nile River will reduce the amount of water available for residential, agricultural, and ecological uses in coming d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 07:15

  7. GERD: Tripartite Talks To Resume; Dam Is Defended By Israeli Weaponry

    30 Jul 2019- 10:36 by TWD Staff CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has expressed his country’s enthusiasm to strengthen bilateral relations with Egypt and a commitment to resume negotiations on the contentious, and massive, Grand Ethi ...

    TWD Staff - 08/27/2019 - 03:29

  8. Egypt Declares Emergency As Nile Flow Hit By Climate Change

    30 Jul 2019- 06:51 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today Egypt’s annual share of the Nile water decreased by 5 billion cubic meters in 2019, and a state of emergency was announced nationwide, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation stated on Saturday ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 06:51

  9. Infrastructure Investment In Egypt; Desal And Wastewater Treatment

    20 May 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A newly-formed joint venture of Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors has been awarded a $739 Million USD contract to build the Bahr Albaqar wastewater treatment plant in north-west Egypt. Upo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 07:21

  10. Conflicts And Civil Instability Have Long-term Impact On NENA Food Security

    11 May 2019- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt At least 52 million people in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA) suffer from chronic undernourishment amid a spread in conflicts and protracted crises since 2011, according to the United ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/11/2019 - 09:25

  11. Egypt Resists Buying Water From Private Sector

    7 May 2019- 07:01 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt The government retracts from buying water from the private sector due to the high prices offered by Arab and international companies. However, the government decided to limit itself to bidding ...

    Local Press Report - 05/07/2019 - 07:01

  12. Egypt Assigns $740 Million USD Water Treatment Construction Contract

    5 May 2019- 05:24 by Local Press Report CAIRO The Construction Index A 50:50 joint venture of Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors has signed a contract worth US$740m (£570m) for a water treatment plant in Egypt. The plant being built under the engin ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 05:24

  13. Climate Change, Conflict Exacerbate NENA Water Scarcity, Hunger

    7 Apr 2019- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Director General of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (UNFAO) has emphasized the necessity to “scale-up” innovation, policies and investments in the water sector in the Near ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/07/2019 - 09:32

  14. Ethiopia Dam Dispute Could Turn Into Conflict?

    26 Mar 2019- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Ongoing tension among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan around the Grand Ehiopia Renaissance Dam could escalate into conflict with "severe humanitarian consequences," according to a March 2 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2019 - 07:42

  15. Egypt Looks To Spread Culture Of Water Conservation

    24 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Independent Egypt’s Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW) has launched a campaign to rationalize water consumption across the country. In a statement on Wednesday, chairman of the HCWW Mamdouh ...

    Local Press Report - 03/24/2019 - 06:59

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