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  1. Lesotho Water Project: Sufficient Capacity to Meet Requirements to South Africa

    26 Oct 2016- 08:34 by Local Press Report MASERU SABC News The Lesotho Highlands Water Project says it has capacity to deliver its agreed 780 million cubic litres for the next three years even if doesn't rain, and even though implementation of Phase ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2016 - 08:34

  2. OOSKAnews Voices: Transferring Bulk Water across Borders

    13 Sep 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GLASGOW, United Kingdom OOSKAnews Voices  is a series of guest “opinion columns” on water, written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/13/2016 - 10:43

  3. Drought Devastates Lesotho as Water Is Exported to South Africa

    15 Aug 2016- 08:00 by Local Press Report MASERU The Independent Lesotho is experiencing food insecurity as a result of drought despite being the site of the second largest dam in Africa, because water is being exported to its neighbour South Africa. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/15/2016 - 10:45

  4. SADC Summit to Look at Water, Energy and Infrastructure

    11 Aug 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers and Heads of State and Government summit, to be held in Mbabane, Swaziland later this month, will look at potential ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/11/2016 - 10:02

  5. FAO Provides $11 Million for Lesotho Drought

    10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho With almost a third of Lesotho’s population-- 679,000 people-- now in need of urgent assistance due to the effects of drought, the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has announced it ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2016 - 09:59

  6. EU Supports Lesotho's Climate Change Strategy

    3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho The European Union (EU) is providing some $1 million USD to support dvelopment of Lesotho’s Climate Change Response Strategy, EU Ambassador to Lesotho Michael Doyle said this week. Lesotho ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2016 - 10:11

  7. SADC Models Equitable Trans-Boundary Water Resource Management: Official

    2 Aug 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) well-managed water systems agreements could provide a model of trans-bondary water resource sharing for other parts of Africa, SADC Senior ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2016 - 12:10

  8. South Africa Faces Major Water Deficit by 2025: Expert

    29 Jul 2016- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa South Africa will have a total national water deficit of 2.044 billion cubic liters by 2025, but the country has the potential to manage the shortages, a water expert told the Green ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/29/2016 - 10:56

  9. El Niño Drought Update for Lesotho Reflects Dire Situation

    28 Jul 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho United Nations Resident Coordinator and UN Development Program (UNDP) Resident Representative in Lesotho Karla Hershey this week issued an update on the El Niño-related drought situation in the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/28/2016 - 10:21

  10. Metolong Authority Sets Social and Environmental Plan for Dam

    27 Jul 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho The Metolong Authority (MA), administrators of Lesotho’s newly commissioned Metolong Dam and Water Supply Program, say they have implemented a fully integrated environmental and social ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2016 - 10:08

  11. Graft Delays Polihali Dam Project in Lesotho

    22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Construction of the $1.8 billion USD Polihali Dam under the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is being held up by allegations of corruption. The reports of corruption, published in South ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2016 - 09:57

  12. SADC Seeks Nearly $2.7 Billion in Drought Aid

    20 Jul 2016- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) Chair and Botswana President Ian Khama is expected to declare a regional disaster and appeal for international assistance by the end of this ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2016 - 11:00

  13. USAID, Partners Fund Water Management System in Southern Africa

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho The US Agency for International Development (USAID), together with other development partners, has mobilized $2 million USD to set up an integrated water management system in southern Africa. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 11:11

  14. Lesotho Government Urged to Review Compensation for Villagers Affected by Dam Projects

    12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Lesotho-based NGO the Transformation Resource Center (TRC) is calling on the government to revise its compensation package for villagers displaced by  construction of dams during Phases I and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/12/2016 - 09:56

  15. SADC Seeks Funding for Water, Agriculture, Energy Projects

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries will pool their own financial resources and seek funding from development partners such as the World Bank, the Kuwait Fund for Aab ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2016 - 10:11

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