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  • 15 Dec 2011- 20:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan A report published earlier this month by the Environment Ministry of Azerbaijan suggested coordinated efforts by the nations surrounding the Caspian Sea to reduce the amount of sewage released into it. The Caspian Sea is notoriously
  • 8 Dec 2011- 12:16 by Local Press Report washington, dc Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) approved a $100 million USD loan to help Honduras deal with natural disasters. The funds will be used to cover extraordinary expenses caused by hurricanes, earthquakes
  • 27 Sep 2011- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Bangladesh, expected by many to be among the nations most severely affected by climate change, can look forward to an increase in freshwater shortages in the future, according to Ali Riaz, professor and chair of the
  • 14 Sep 2011- 09:32 by Local Press Report BAKU Trend News Agency (Azerbaijan) Azerbaijan plans to build seven or eight more water treatment facilities on the banks of the Kura and Araz Rivers, according to Minister for Ecology and Natural Resources Guseyngulu Bagirov. Bagirov said the facilities
  • 3 Aug 2011- 09:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan The 265-kilometer Oguz-Gabala-Baku water pipeline, which started operatons at the end of last year, is now being used at its projected maximum capacity of 5 cubic meters of water per second.   Until mid-July the pipeline was providing 4
  • 14 Jun 2011- 17:23 by Local Press Report dhaka Daily Star (Bangladesh) An alliance of international organizations has launched a six-year, $8 million USD research program aimed at maximizing use of water and land in Bangladesh’s coastal region by developing salt-tolerant crop varieties, introducing
  • 9 May 2011- 18:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government will provide an additional $8.5 million USD in humanitarian aid to refugees and internally displaced persons in Côte d’Ivoire, the Stat Department announced on May 5. The funds will provide aid to
  • 2 May 2011- 15:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The ongoing effects of the global economic crisis mean the water industry globally will have to “do a lot more with a lot less,” according to Dan McCarthy, CEO of Black & Veatch’s global water business. The current
  • 23 Feb 2011- 10:06 by Local Press Report BAKU Azerbaijan Business Center Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has appointed Gorkhmaz Huseynov chairman of national water supply operator Azersu OJSC.  Huseynov previously served as vice president for social affairs for the State Oil Company of
  • 27 Jan 2011- 10:02 by Local Press Report BAKU | Source: Azerbaijan Business Center Azerbaijan Business Center BAKU | Source: Azerbaijan Business Center  Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has officially opened the Oguz-Gabala-Baku water main. Construction of the pipeline started in March 2007 and
  • 18 Jan 2011- 19:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan has finally opened the Oguz-Gabala-Baku water pipeline after four years of construction and at a cost of some $1 billion USD.  However, the pipeline will not be fully operational until February, according to chairman of