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  1. 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 ...

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

  2. 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. ...

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

  3. 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 ...

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

  4. 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

  5. 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, ...

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

  6. 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

  7. 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 ...

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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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 ...

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

  11. 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 ...

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

  12. World Bank Lends Tunisia $26 Million for Water Improvement Projects

    27 Jun 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia The World Bank last week approved $26 million USD in loans for water improvement projects in Tunisia, according to Tunisian officials. The funds will be used to upgrade and improve potable water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/27/2014 - 10:13

  13. World Bank Lends Morocco $158.6 Million for Water Projects

    15 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RABAT, Morocco The World Bank this week approved a $158.6 million USD loan to Morocco for water projects in rural areas. “The strategy of the [World Bank’s] International Finance Corporation (IFC) is to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2014 - 10:01

  14. France, Tunisia Could Be Water Partners

    31 Mar 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report TUNIS Tunis Afrique The shortage of water in Tunisia was the theme of a gathering organised by the French Development Agency (AFD) and Tunisia's French Institute Friday evening in Tunis. Ambassador of France ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2014 - 10:13

  15. 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

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