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  • 15 Jul 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand With fears of food insecurity rising, there has recently been an increase in large-scale international land deals. Food-importing nations, such as Persian Gulf or Asian states, have signed deals in poorer countries for a total of as
  • 13 Jul 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand With fears of food insecurity rising, there has recently been an increase in large-scale international land deals. Foodimporting nations, such as Persian Gulf or Asian states, have signed deals in poorer countries for a total of as
  • 1 Dec 2008- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates The cost of water in the Persian Gulf region will exceed that of oil in the years to come, according to Horst Enzelmuller, CEO of German company Techem AG. "It is absolutely incomprehensible that in many regions of the
  • 23 Mar 2008- 21:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI- Increased demand for power and water in the Persian Gulf has not only led to increased construction costs, but increasingly has put pressure on the availability of natural gas in the region. Growing worldwide demand for
  • 16 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands — The Persian Gulf region — with high financial liquidity and a booming water industry driven by ever-growing demand — has become one of the main targets of international water sector investors and companies.
  • 25 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates — The exponential growth of the real estate and industrial sectors in the Persian Gulf region, due to high oil and gas revenues, could threaten water sector development. Analysts at the Emirates Environment Group said
  • 18 Jun 2007- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria — Algeria is facing the curse of riches- rising income from petroleum brings an influx of people and industry needing water that the country lacks the capacity to deliver. What has become a way of life for the countries along the
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON — Time and again when the media trumpet the arrival or development of new desalination projects the stories gloss over the actual cost of the water that is being produced. This is not necessarily bad reporting but because desalination costs are
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI, ANGOLA, HUAMBO — United Technical Services (UTS), a UAE-based technology services company) will target new sectors for its new improved wastewater treatment system. Instead of focusing on the water sector, the company