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  1. Ninth World Water Forum Set For Senegal, 2021

    28 Jun 2018- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The ninth edition of the World Water Forum, the world’s biggest water conference, will be held in Senegal, the first time the event has been staged in sub-Saharan Africa. The triennial Forum, co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 12:36

  2. 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

  3. Senegal River Organization Secures $245 Million USD for Water Project

    14 Mar 2018- 06:18 by Local Press Report DAKAR Journal du Cameroun A total of $245 million has been secured by the Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS) to expedite the second phase of its Integrated Water Resources and Multipurpose ...

    Local Press Report - 03/14/2018 - 06:18

  4. Senegal, Morocco, Congo Declare New “Wetlands of International Importance”

    2 Feb 2018- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Warrenton, VA Senegal, Morocco and the Republic of Congo today declared new “Wetlands of International Importance” which will join the “Ramsar List” on the occasion of World Wetlands Day, February 2. The wetlan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/02/2018 - 10:59

  5. Cities across Africa Face Threat of Landslides Like Sierra Leone

    22 Aug 2017- 09:02 by Local Press Report DAKAR Business Insider Natural and human factors made Sierra Leone's capital vulnerable to a landslide that killed more than 400 people this week: heavy rain, deforested land and communities forced by overcrow ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2017 - 09:02

  6. 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

  7. Restore Drylands to Combat Drought, Desertification, Land Degradation: FAO

    26 Jul 2016- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The world’s drylands must be restored in order to cope with the effects of drought, desertification and land degradation, according to a study released last week by the United Nations’ Food and Agr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/26/2016 - 10:05

  8. Turkey, Senegal Sign Cooperation Agreement on Water, Forestry, Meteorology

    11 Apr 2016- 08:30 by Local Press Report DAKAR World Bulletin News In a sign of deepening relations, Turkey and Senegal on Friday signed an agreement for cooperation in the areas of water, forests, and meteorology. Access Innovation, Infrastructure & ...

    Local Press Report - 04/11/2016 - 08:30

  9. 500 Children in Sub-Saharan Africa Die Every Day of WASH-Related Diseases: UNICEF

    18 Dec 2015- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal In Sub-Saharan Africa, some 500 children under 5 die every day from diarrheal diseases linked to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warn ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/18/2015 - 10:15

  10. 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 o ...

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

  11. Machine That Turns Sewage Into Potable Water Tested in Africa

    14 Aug 2015- 07:55 by Local Press Report DAKAR Wired The 'OmniProcessor' is a low-cost waste treatment plant that combines a steam power plant, an incinerator, and a water filtration system into a machine capable of converting 14 tons of sewage ...

    Local Press Report - 08/14/2015 - 07:55

  12. African Governments Are Not Meeting Their Sanitation Obligations: EWP

    21 May 2015- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Governments across Africa are not doing enough to meet thir obligation to ensure that everyone has access to safe and sustainable sanitation services, according to Esmee Russell, coordin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2015 - 10:37

  13. Senegal Could Have New Desalination Plant in Six Years

    2 Oct 2014- 09:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal Senegal’s largest private water services provider, Senegalaise des Eaux (SDE), is planning to build a 100,000-cubic-meter-per-day desalination plant in the next six years to address water shortag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:41

  14. AMCOW Postpones Conference Due to Ebola Outbreak

    4 Sep 2014- 09:43 by Local Press Report STOCKHOLM World Water Week You are all aware that the Government of Senegal took up the responsibility of hosting the 4th AfricaSan conference in Dakar from October 8-10, 2014. Since then, they have been working wit ...

    Local Press Report - 09/04/2014 - 09:43

  15. Nigeria Hands Over AMCOW Leadership to Senegal

    5 Jun 2014- 09:54 by Local Press Report ABUJA Government of Nigeria Nigeria's Minister of Water Resources, Sarah Reng Ochekpe has handed over the leadership of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) to the Republic of Senegal following the su ...

    Local Press Report - 06/10/2014 - 21:13

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