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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Arab League Chief Observes Water Shortage As Source Of Regional Instability

    18 Mar 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report CAIRO Kuwait News Agency Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmad Abul Gheit said Saturday the phenomenon of water shortage became a source of social and economic instability in some Arab countries. The manifesta ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:05

  9. Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Leaders Commit To GERD Cooperation

    13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 07:39

  10. US Intelligence Community Warns Of Climate Change Threats

    3 Feb 2019- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States "Climate hazards such as extreme weather, higher temperatures, droughts, floods, wildfires, storms, sea level rise, soil degradation, and acidifying oceans are intensifying, th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2019 - 09:04

  11. Nubian Aquifer Radiation Levels Pose Health Risk

    7 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States New analysis of water in the world's largest fossil water aquifer system has revealed elevated levels of radium. Research into the Nubian aquifer at the eastern end of the Saha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2019 - 07:29

  12. Kuwait Development Fund Supports $122 Million USD Sinai Desal Project

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report SHARM EL-SHEIKH Ahram Online Egypt and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development signed two agreements on Saturday to establish an EGP 1.4 billion water system in Bahr Al-Bakr and to finance four desalination p ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  13. Egypt: EIB and EBRD To Support Kitchener Drain Rehab Project

    21 Oct 2018- 08:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the government of Egypt signed, October 17, the first of a series of loan agreements related to the infrastructure rehabilitation and depollution project of ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2018 - 08:07

  14. Egypt Prez Says Water Issues Should Not Be Politicized

    15 Oct 2018- 08:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi told leaders of states participating in the inaugural Cairo Water Week (CWW) October 14 that water issues should not be politicized. “President Sisi stressed th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2018 - 08:29

  15. Ethiopia Appoints New GERD Project Leader To Replace Predecessor Who Died By Gunshot

    7 Oct 2018- 07:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Ethiopia has appointed Kifle Horo as the new project manager of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) after the shooting death of predecessor Simegnew Bekele earlier this year. Before ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2018 - 07:47

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