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  1. Climate Change A Significant Factor In Migration; Severe Droughts Exacerbate Conflict

    30 Jan 2019- 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAXENBURG, Austria New research from the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), seeking confirmation of casual links between climate conditions and migration indicates that in specific c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2019 - 08:29

  2. AfDB, EBRD Support Tunisia Sanitation Infrastructure

    13 Jan 2019- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia Two international development banks have joined forces to support a new $172 Million USD program to bring sanitation services to over 200,000 people in small municipalities in Tunisia. African D ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2019 - 06:54

  3. AfDB Supports Tunisia Drones Irrigation Monitoring Project

    1 Aug 2018- 07:41 by Local Press Report TUNIS ITWeb Africa Tunisia has partnered the African Development Bank (AfDB) to launch a pilot project to use drones for data collection to enhance management of agricultural projects across the country. The project ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2018 - 07:41

  4. PM Inaugurates Tunisia's First Sewater Desal Plant

    4 May 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Info TUNIS, Tunisia Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Thursday inaugurated the country's first seawater desalination plant May 3, on the island of Djerba (ANSA). The plant will allow the island to meet its civic ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:28

  5. Drought Tensions Intensify in Tunisia

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by Local Press Report TUNIS Qantara Struggling with extremism and economic woes, Tunisia now faces another menace: persistent drought across several regions that is creating new social tensions and threatening farming, a pillar of the e ...

    Local Press Report - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  6. Tunisia Scarcity Sparks 'Thirst Uprising' Warning

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report BEJA France 24 Activists are warning of a potential "thirst uprising" in Tunisia following protests over severe water shortages after one of the North African nation's driest summers on record. Resid ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  7. Tunisia: Additional World Bank Funding for Wastewater

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC African Manager The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved early September “US$18 million (i.e. 39.7 million Tunisian dinars) in additional financing to complete an environmentally s ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:35

  8. Two North-South Partnerships Lead the Way in Water Management

    22 Jun 2016- 08:47 by Local Press Report TUNIS Econostrum In Lebanon and Tunisia, water is a precious commodity. Proper management of its use, whether for consumption or agriculture, involves seeking out leaks, a knowledge of the supply network and having ...

    Local Press Report - 06/22/2016 - 08:47

  9. Corruption Impacts Basic Services in Middle East, North Africa: Transparency International

    4 May 2016- 12:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany Fifty million people in the Middle East and North Africa-- nearly one-third of public service users-- have to pay bribes to access basic services including utility services, public schools, clin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 12:03

  10. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  11. EBRD Supports Clean-Up at Tunisia's Lake Bizerte

    3 Sep 2015- 10:25 by Local Press Report TUNIS European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is joining international efforts to clean up Tunisia’s Lake Bizerte with a €20 million loan and tech ...

    Local Press Report - 09/03/2015 - 10:25

  12. 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

  13. IDB, Gates Foundation Approve $718 Million for Develoment Projects

    16 Mar 2015- 10:14 by Local Press Report TUNIS Out-Law More than US$718 million will be invested in water supply, sanitation, roads, power generation, agriculture and rural development projects in a number of countries after the Islamic Development Bank ( ...

    Local Press Report - 03/16/2015 - 10:14

  14. Private-Sector Participation Could Further Develop Jordan’s Water Resources: OECD Study

    6 Aug 2014- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Private-sector participation in Jordan has the potential to make an important contribution to development of the country’s water supply, according to a recent report from the Organization for Econ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2014 - 11:02

  15. New Lake Mysteriously Appears in Tunisia

    1 Aug 2014- 08:52 by Local Press Report TUNIS France 24 For the past three weeks, hundreds of swimmers have been flocking to a lake in the Gafsa region of southern Tunisia. But the sudden, mysterious appearance of this lake in a drought-hit area has raise ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2014 - 08:52

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