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  1. 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 ...

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

  2. 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

  3. 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) ...

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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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, ...

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

  7. 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 ...

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

  8. 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 ...

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

  9. 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 ...

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

  10. 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

  11. Asian Scientists to Collaborate on Water, Environmental Protection

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Asian scientists agreed during an international conference last week that there was a need for greater collaboration in water research and more exchanges of knowledge and technology in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  12. World Bank Lends Senegal $86 Million for Agribusiness

    20 Dec 2013- 10:08 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC World Bank The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved US$86 million in zero-interest financing to help Senegal transform its commercial agriculture, boost sustainable land management ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2013 - 10:08

  13. African Legislators Discuss Priorities for Post-2015 Development Agenda

    19 Dec 2013- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa African parliamentarians met in Johannesburg last week to discuss priority areas related to accelerating achievement of the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and formulating the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/19/2013 - 10:27

  14. 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

  15. 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

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