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  1. 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  2. 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  3. 60 Million People in Sub-Saharan Africa Face Food Insecurity Due to El Niño: IFRC

    6 Oct 2015- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Some 60 million people throughout sub-Saharan Africa do not have enough food this year, and the situation is likely to get worse due to the effects of El Niño, the International Federation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2015 - 10:04

  4. 5+5 Dialogue Adopts Common Strategy for Water

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria The 10-member Western Mediterranean Forum, commonly referred to as the "5+5 Dialogue," this week adopted a common strategy on water, emphasizing the need for an integrated management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  5. 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

  6. EU Pledges $475 Million for Senegal by 2020

    14 Feb 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal During a visit to Senegal this week, EU Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs announced $474.7 million USD in new EU funding for the country between 2014 to 2020. The EU will work with ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2014 - 10:12

  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 ...

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

  8. 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 ...

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

  9. 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 ...

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

  10. IDB Allocates $461 Million for Development Projects

    The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has approved $461.7 million USD to fund a portfolio of development projects throughout the world. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2013 - 10:06

  11. Malawi Issues 172 Mining Licenses, Raising Environmental Concerns

    The Malawi government has issued 172 mining licenses in the past four years as part of its effort to boost the country’s agriculture-dependent economy. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/17/2013 - 17:23

  12. African Delegates Visit Japanese Water Treatment Plant

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    Local Press Report - 10/15/2012 - 10:04

  13. International Fishing Conference Calls on Philippines to Stop High-Risk Jalaur River Dam

    20 Sep 2012- 08:50 by Local Press Report ILOILO Business Mirror "Don't risk a catastrophic collapse of a dam in the heart of Panay." This warning to the President was aired on Wednesday by 80 foreign and local delegates attending the ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2012 - 10:05

  14. Veolia Signs Contract With Mauritania for Wastewater Plant

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    Local Press Report - 08/10/2012 - 09:39

  15. Islamic Bank Allocates Nearly $1 Billion USD for Water, Energy, Food Security in Africa, Central Asia

    The Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has announced $912.8 million USD in funding for development projects in a number of member countries in Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 16:53

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