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15 Additional Nations From Africa, The Middle-East, Asia, Latin America Show Interest In Joining UNECE Water Convention
20 Nov 2019- 11:56 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has announced that an additional 15 countries have expressed interest in joining the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transbou ...
Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:27
3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana The government of Ghana last week reaffirmed its commitment to achieving universal water coverage by 2025. Addressing the media last week, Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing Dr. Kwaku ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:13
9 Jul 2014- 10:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PORTO-NOVO, Benin Benin and Togo on July 7th announced the creation of the Mono Basin Authority, which will oversee management of the 400-kilometer-long Mono River. The new body aims to integrate economic activ ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2014 - 10:30
13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Less than half of Africans say their governments are doing a good job at providing reliable water and sanitation services, according to a new 34-country survey carried out as part of th ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2014 - 10:00
18 Sep 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ACCRA, Ghana Ghana and Togo last week signed an agreement to jointly mobilize funding from the African Development Bank (AfDB) for the $119 million USD Sogakope-Lome Water Supply Project. This is the third ste ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2013 - 10:01
9 Jul 2013- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COTONOU, Benin Eight West African countries have agreed to create a regional authority to enable and regulate public-private partnerships in the fields of water and solar energy. The move was announced at the c ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2013 - 09:59
10 Jun 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COTONOU, Benin Consumers in the municipalities of Karimama, Malanville and Segbana in northern Benin were forced to purchase water from private suppliers last week, in the wake of major water and power cuts in ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2013 - 10:10
Countries in West Africa, one of the poorest regions in the world with weak governance and infrastructure, need to work together to manage water resources, according to Hama Arba Diallo, chair of the Global Water Partnership (GWP) for West Africa. ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/09/2013 - 09:14
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
30 Apr 2012- 09:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GHANA, ACCRA The water deal signed between Ghana and Togo earlier this month has spurred outcry among local residents, who say the government is giving away water while many Ghanaians go without it. “I live in ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:21
Togo earlier this month signed a water purchase agreement with Ghana as part of its efforts to meet growing demand, especially in urban areas. The agreement between the two countries, both members of regional bloc the Economic Community of West Africa (EC ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:22
Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:24
18 Oct 2011- 09:51 by Local Press Report N’DJAMENA UN News The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is calling for an urgent increase in efforts to combat the spread of cholera in West and Central Africa. The agency said the outbreak is “one of the wor ...
Local Press Report - 05/22/2013 - 22:44
8 Aug 2011- 16:00 by Local Press Report ANKARA Today’s Zaman (Turkey) Turkey has provided drinking water to some 350,000 people in Africa since 2005 under a State Waterworks Authority (DSI) project that worked to create wells and clean water sources in Et ...
Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:49
19 May 2011- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority. The Civil Society Forum, repres ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40