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  1. Crucial Clean Water Access Support From AfDB

    30 Jul 2020- 10:48 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA African Development Bank From Mozambique in the south to Morocco in the north, 20 million people in rural and urban areas of Africa have gained access to clean drinking water for the first time, thanks ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2020 - 10:48

  2. New Standoff IN GERD Talks; Sudan Boycotts

    22 Jul 2020- 10:01 by Staff- Water Diplomat ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia This Article has been updated to reflect recent developments A scheduled resumption of tripartite talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) sponsored by the African Union (AU) has ...

    Staff - Water D... - 08/11/2020 - 07:38

  3. Ethiopia Should Be Paid For Nile Basin Ecosystem Services

    29 Jun 2020- 12:12 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian Press Agency Ethiopia deserves and should claim payment for ecosystem services from other Nile riparian countries, said Girmachew Addisu Hydrologist and Former Irrigation and Drainage Monitori ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2020 - 11:18

  4. Ethiopia: Solar Powered Water Pump Is Part Of Struggle To Contain Coronavirus

    10 Jun 2020- 06:08 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA African Development Bank A solar powered water pump is proving to be a lifeline in helping fight off the coronavirus pandemic for a rural community in Ethiopia. The diesel generator was replaced in 2018 ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2020 - 06:08

  5. GERD Technical Talks To Resume, Ethiopia Will Commence Land Clearing For Reservoir

    2 Jun 2020- 09:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The government of Ethiopia has described preparations for land clearing behind the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) ahead of commencing filling its Blue Nile reservoir wi ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:08

  6. Hydro Development Does Not Address Ethiopia Water Scarcity Challenge

    25 May 2020- 10:00 by Local Press Report Addis ABABA African Business Magazine Ethiopia’s Awash River Basin will be hotter, drier and more water stressed. This could have severe consequences on human and economic development… Water availability will conti ...

    Local Press Report - 06/04/2020 - 07:04

  7. Deal Signed For Construction Of New Ethiopia Dam

    18 May 2020- 08:33 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Middle East Monitor Ethiopia has signed a deal to build a new dam along with other works for 2.5 billion Ethiopian birr ($76 million). The Kaza dam and irrigation development facility will be built in t ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2020 - 08:33

  8. Egypt Attempts To Enlist UN Security Council Over Ethiopia Dam

    12 May 2020- 22:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States The government of Egypt has sent a letter to United Nations Security Council member states detailing the country’s position around continuing failure of negotiations concerning the cont ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2020 - 22:47

  9. Water Diplomacy Voices: COVID-19 Shows Why Protecting Water In Conflict is Vital

    12 May 2020- 07:16 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerand Access to water is critical for civilians in conflict zones. Yet all too often, water infrastructure is damaged or deliberately targeted. In an effort to strengthen the norms intended to prote ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 09:57

  10. Continuing War Of Words Over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

    28 Apr 2020- 09:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Differences remain stark between the positions of Ethiopia and Egypt over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on the Blue Nile. Further OOSKAnews Coverage of GERD (70 Articles) Zerih ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:51

  11. AfDB Spurs Young Water Entrepreneur Initiative In Ethiopia

    31 Mar 2020- 10:31 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA African Development Bank The African Development Bank is contributing $95 million of a total of $463 million to the Ethiopia's One WASH National (OWN) Program, with the balance also financed by oth ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2020 - 10:31

  12. Shuttle-diplomacy And Sabre-rattling In Nile Dam Standoff

    18 Mar 2020- 11:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Following Ethiopia’s effective withdrawal from US-brokered negotiations around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, the governments of both Egypt and Eth ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:53

  13. GERD Technical Committee Has Not Yet Reached Agreement

    12 Feb 2020- 10:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the United States has said that a technical committee from Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan has not been able to co-produce a document that could lead to agreement ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:50

  14. South Africa To Accelerate Congo River Dam Support

    11 Feb 2020- 06:51 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA MoneyWeb South Africa will fast-track four continent-wide infrastructure projects in which it’s involved, including a R210.88 billion dam on the Congo River, President Cyril Ramaphosa said as the countr ...

    Local Press Report - 02/11/2020 - 08:08

  15. “Last Round” of GERD Talks This Week In Washington

    29 Jan 2020- 09:17 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Another two-day round of tripartite meetings between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) commenced in Washington, DC 28 January. Tal ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:04

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