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  • 24 Feb 2010- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Companies engaged in corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs for water and sanitation in developing countries must find local partners and local solutions to address these issues, participants said at a corporate
  • 17 Feb 2010- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states TThe Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) approved on February 4 a $50 million USD loan for improvement of drinking water quality and quantity in Venezuela. The program will support the activities of at least five of
  • 20 Jan 2010- 12:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Latin America's recent droughts could provide a catalyst for reconciling differences between developed and developing nations in the climate change debate, according to InterAmerican Development Bank President Luis
  • 26 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states CThe U.S. Commerce Department has launched an investigation into dumping by Chinese steel pipe exporters, which could lead to new duties of almost 100 percent on imports of steel pipes from China. This follows preliminary
  • 3 Mar 2009- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states In a new study by the World Bank, "Low Carbon, High Growth: Latin American Responses to Climate Change," World Bank experts state that there are several imminent threats to water resources as well as energy and
  • 28 Apr 2008- 21:38 by Local Press Report washington, dc, united states U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey — Data collected by the U. S. Geological Survey could help identify new sources of water in Afghanistan. At an event in the U.S. capital this week, the agency presented
  • 31 Mar 2008- 23:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states — The World Bank last week announced an additional $15 million USD financing credit for Azerbaijan's Rural Investment Project, which aims to improve living standards and infrastructure services for rural communities.
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — The World Bank already is starting to slip behind its own deadlines in launching a $15.5 million USD feasibility study of the proposed Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project. Before the first shovel of dirt is turned, the project to build a

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