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  1. Guinea Worm Disease Closer to Eradication

    22 Jan 2018- 09:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ATLANTA GA, United States Continued progress in the global campaign to eradicate Guinea worm has been welcomed by Non-Governmental Agencies and other campaign partners. In 2017, there were only 20 villages wit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/22/2018 - 09:29

  2. Wetlands Degradation in The Sahel Linked to Human Migration, Conflict

    22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDE, Netherlands A report published this week presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of Africa’s Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2018 - 11:31

  3. 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

  4. Sharing Sanitation Facility Between Households Increases Risk of Diarrhea in Children Under 5: Study

    5 May 2016- 10:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IOWA CITY, IA, United States Sharing a sanitation facility between households can increase the risk of moderate-to-severe diarrhea in children under 5, according to new results from the Global Enteric Multicent ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/05/2016 - 10:53

  5. South Asia Most at Risk of Natural Disasters, While Sub-Saharan Africa Is Most Vulnerable: Report

    30 Mar 2016- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BATH, United Kingdom Countries in Asia are at highest risk from natural disasters such as floods, severe storms and earthquakes, but countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to the effects of such d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/30/2016 - 10:47

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Mali, IDB Sign $44 Million Agreement for Phase II of Kabala Water Project

    8 Mar 2016- 09:10 by Local Press Report BAMAKO CPI Financial The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and the Republic of Mali have signed a $44 million agreement for Phase II of the Kabala Water Project. The project is expected to provide drinking water and im ...

    Local Press Report - 03/08/2016 - 09:10

  10. Gold Panning in Niger River Threatens $140 Million Water Project

    23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAMAKO, Mali Traditional gold mining methods in Mali pose a threat to ongoing construction work at the $140 million USD Kabala water treatment plant near the capital, Bamako. Various stakeholders warned during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 12:49

  11. 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

  12. 2014 Environmental Performance Index Looks at Wastewater Treatment for the First Time

    31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The world has made some progress in terms of access to drinking water and sanitation, but is faring less well at wastewater treatment, according to the 2014 Environmental Performance Index ( ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2014 - 10:03

  13. 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

  14. World Bank, EU Pledge Billions for Economic Growth in Sahel

    5 Nov 2013- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAMAKO, Mali The World Bank and the European Union announced this week that they will provide billions of dollars to the Sahel region of Africa to support to major development priorities like improving infrastr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/05/2013 - 10:14

  15. World Bank Urges Support for Pastoralism, Irrigation in Sahel Region

    29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week urged African countries and communities in the Sahel region, as well as the international community, to support and expand pastoralism and large-scale irr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/29/2013 - 10:03


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