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  1. China-funded Guinea Dam Breaches Human Rights Of Displaced Communities

    29 Apr 2020- 10:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat Conakry, Guinea A new report from research and advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes construction of the Republic of Guinea's Souapiti dam as breaching human rights requirements for displaced pe ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:03

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Guinea in Talks With CWE to Build $2 Billion Hydropower Dam

    17 Sep 2015- 08:45 by Local Press Report CONAKRY Bloomberg Guinea is in talks with China International Water & Electric Corp. to build a $2 billion hydropower dam that would almost double the West African country’s energy output, providing new capacit ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2015 - 08:45

  5. EU to Fund Water Projects at 529 Liberian Schools

    7 May 2015- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONROVIA, Liberia The European Union will fund water projects at 529 schools in nine counties in Liberia, according to Tiina Intelmann, head of the EU Delegation in Liberia. Intelmann, who had previously asked ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/07/2015 - 10:03

  6. African Governments Failing at Providing Water, Sanitation, Power: Survey

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Less than half of Africans say their governments are doing a good job at providing reliable water and sanitation services, according to a new 34-country survey carried out as part of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2014 - 10:00

  7. World Bank Approves $228.5 Million for Water Management in Senegal River Basin, Sahel Region

    10 Dec 2013- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank will provide $228.5 million USD to improve water management in the Senegal River Basin, as well as further development in the Sahel region. The loan from the Intern ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/10/2013 - 10:18

  8. UN, World Bank Pledge Joint Commitment to Africa’s Great Lakes Region

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on May 24 concluded an historic meeting between the two organizations where they committed to work together to bring peace, security and economic development to Africa’s Great La ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 09:59

  9. West African Nations Urged to Collaborate on Water Management

    Countries in West Africa, one of the poorest regions in the world with weak governance and infrastructure, need to work together to manage water resources, according to Hama Arba Diallo, chair of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) for West Africa. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2013 - 09:14

  10. WASH Sustainability Forum Discusses Successes, Pitfalls in Collaborations

    Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) experts from around the world met last week at World Bank headquarters in Washington, DC, to discuss how to improve sustainability of international WASH programs. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  11. Cholera Outbreak Worsening in Guinea-Bissau


    Local Press Report - 11/14/2012 - 09:59

  12. Guinea's Capital City Residents Call for Cholera Vaccine


    Local Press Report - 09/14/2012 - 09:56

  13. Guinea Government Says Cholera Outbreak Not Letting Up


    Local Press Report - 05/30/2013 - 08:16

  14. PAHO Says Over 20 Percent of Latin American Population at Risk for Disease

    10 Nov 2011- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Argentina, BUENOS AIRES Over 20 percent of the population of the Latin America and Caribbean regions are at risk of diseases, with lack of water access and proper sanitation and pollution among the major risk ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  15. New Dams Raise Ecological, Political Concerns in Niger River Basin

    7 Nov 2011- 15:02 by Local Press Report BAMAKO IPS Major new dam projects are being constructed on the Niger River, raising ecological concerns and leading to difficult negotiations over equitable sharing of the river basin’s resources. “There are nine co ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:38