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  1. UNFAO and NDB To Join Forces To Help Meet SDGs

    3 Nov 2018- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) and the New Development Bank (NDB), formerly known as the BRICS Bank, have announced a new joint effort to help countries achieve ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2018 - 07:19

  2. UNFAO Chief Urges Shift To Sustainable Farming Practices

    3 Oct 2018- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) Director-General José Graziano da Silva has urged government ministers, private sector and civil society representatives to move away from high-input and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/03/2018 - 10:22

  3. Meat-free Diet Is Most Effective Way To Reduce Water Footprint: Study

    12 Sep 2018- 08:10 by OOSKAnews Info ISPRA, Italy Eating a meat-free diet (no fish or meat, and healthy oils from crops rather than animal fat) is the most effective way of containing the water footprint, according to a new study by the European Commissio ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/12/2018 - 08:11

  4. Water Supply Alert After 150 Pneumonia Cases in Brescia, Italy

    10 Sep 2018- 08:50 by Local Press Report BRESCIA Sky News Authorities have issued a health alert after 150 cases of pneumonia were recorded in a week in northern Italy. A pneumonia-causing virus is thought to be lurking in the water supply in Brescia, loc ...

    Local Press Report - 09/10/2018 - 08:50

  5. Fundamental Shift In MENA Drought Management Needed: UNFAO

    15 Jun 2018- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) has called for a fundamental shift in the way drought is perceived and managed in the Near East and North Africa region. The agency said in a new re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:16

  6. Italy’s "Water Alliance" Launches $130 Million USD Tender To Buy Power From Renewables

    8 May 2018- 12:18 by Local Press Report CESENA PV Magazine The northern Italian water provider, Water Alliance has issued a tender for the supply of electricity from renewable sources for medium and low voltage users of its units Water Alliance – Acque di ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2018 - 12:18

  7. IFAD Report Examines Sustainable Solutions To Water Stress

    2 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy A new report from The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) report titled, "The Water Advantage: Seeking sustainable solutions for water stress" highlights the potential o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  8. Jordan Inaugurates Al Lajjoun Dam

    9 Mar 2018- 06:52 by Local Press Report ROME ANSA Med Al Lajjoun dam in Kerak governorate, southern Jordan, was officially opened on Thursday in the presence of water and irrigation minister Ali Al-Ghezawi and the Italian ambassador to Jordan Giovanni Bra ...

    Local Press Report - 03/09/2018 - 06:52

  9. Smartphones Help Latin American Farmers Fight Climate Change

    14 Feb 2018- 07:56 by Local Press Report ROME USA Current News Armed with smartphones, thousands of smallholder farmers across Latin America are set to benefit from a technology boost that will help them deal better with the effects of climate change. A t ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2018 - 07:56

  10. Auditors Will Examine EU Strategy to Combat Desertification

    1 Feb 2018- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is conducting an audit on the European Union’s (EU) strategic framework for combating desertification to examine whether risk of desertification in EU ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2018 - 06:34

  11. Water Runs Red Near Italy Steelworks

    16 Nov 2017- 08:51 by Local Press Report TARANTO The Local Italians living near one of the biggest steelworks in Europe have appealed to the government to protect their health after a dramatic photo showed water near the plant running red. Iron oxide dust ...

    Local Press Report - 11/16/2017 - 08:51

  12. Sucked to Be Pompeian: Poisoned Before Volcano Erupted

    10 Nov 2017- 09:21 by Local Press Report POMPEII Live Science When Mount Vesuvius in southwestern Italy erupted in A.D. 79, it engulfed the city of Pompeii so quickly that residents barely had time to react to the impending disaster before it killed them. ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2017 - 09:21

  13. Climate-Smart Agriculture Urgently Needed in Africa

    4 Sep 2017- 11:14 by Local Press Report ROME Inter Press Service Africa contributes only 4 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, while six of the 10 most affected countries by climate change are in Africa, warns a major agricultural research for de ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2017 - 11:14

  14. Antimony Found in Pompeii Pipe

    23 Aug 2017- 08:45 by Local Press Report POMPEII Archaeology Magazine Researchers have analyzed a fragment of a lead water pipe from Pompeii and found that it contained toxic levels of the chemical element antimony. Previously, scholars had suggested that ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2017 - 08:45

  15. Vatican Prays for Roman Rain

    1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report ROME Merco Press Rome narrowly avoided water rationing after a deal between the regional government and the city's water company defused a row over drawing water from a drought-affected lake. Taps had been due ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2017 - 10:49

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