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  1. Madagascar Announces China Funding For 200 Boreholes

    20 Aug 2018- 08:50 by Local Press Report ANTANANARIVO CGTN Africa A Chinese-funded initiative seeks to drill about 200 boreholes – mainly in the southwest region. When complete, the project will enable more than 300,000 people to access clean water. The c ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2018 - 08:50

  2. 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 mea ...

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

  3. 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

  4. 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 mon ...

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

  5. 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 Eco ...

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

  6. 41.4 Million Need Food Aid in Southern Africa

    21 Jun 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Over 41.4 million people in southern Africa are food insecure, and 21 million require immediate assistance, according to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat. The figur ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/21/2016 - 10:22

  7. SADC Puts Together Drought Response Team

    6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has set up a team to coordinate drought relief efforts in member countries after the failed 2015-2016 rainy season. In a statement ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2016 - 10:10

  8. 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

  9. Drought Threatens Madagascar's Climate-Smart Agriculture

    2 Jun 2016- 20:12 by Local Press Report BESAKOA Reuters Drought for a third year running has left more than 1.1 million Malagasy unable to feed themselves, including 665,000 who face severe hunger. Access Climate Disasters Scarcity Social Issues BESAKOA M ...

    Local Press Report - 06/03/2016 - 09:59

  10. World’s Poor Pay the Most for Water: Report

    23 Mar 2016- 10:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The poorest people in the world are paying the most for water, according to a report released on World Water Day (March 22nd) by international charity WaterAid. “It is often assumed that ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/23/2016 - 10:38

  11. ENACTS Initiative Aims to Improve Climate Data in Africa

    18 Mar 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Reliable climate data will be key to building resilience against climate change’s effects in Africa, but the current primary sources of such data-- ground-based weather stations-- a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2016 - 10:32

  12. 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

  13. Over 200,000 Malagasy Face Starvation Due to Drought

    12 Mar 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar More than 200,000 people in five southern districts of Madagascar are facing starvation in the wake of a prolonged drought that destroyed crops between October 2014 and February 2015. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/12/2015 - 10:04

  14. AfDB, Rwanda Seek $68 Million for Kigali Action Plan

    3 Jul 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Rwandan government this week signed an agreement to formalize the African Union-led Kigali Action Plan, an initiative that among other things will help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2014 - 15:47

  15. Indian Ocean Islands Launch Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative

    30 Apr 2014- 10:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC World Bank The Southwest Indian Ocean Risk Assessment and Financing Initiative (SWIO RAFI) will be launched  during the fifth  Regional Platform for Risk Transfer Mechanisms (April 28-30), hosted by ...

    Local Press Report - 04/30/2014 - 10:03


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