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  • 15 Dec 2014- 10:25 by Local Press Report LONDON The Guardian As the global population grows, water is becoming an increasingly precious resource, with millions forced to walk for more than a mile to collect their daily supply. We investigate the innovative technologies that will help tackle our
  • 10 Nov 2014- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Water is an essential component within the global development agenda, with far-reaching implications for peace and security, and so there is a growing need for "water diplomacy" worldwide,  according to UN Deputy
  • 5 Nov 2014- 12:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BARCELONA, Spain The European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water) held its second annual conference today (November 5th) in Barcelona, Spain. This year’s conference was held under the theme “Connecting water innovation demand and supply,” and
  • 31 Oct 2014- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRIGHTON, United Kingdom Local needs, politics and realities must be fundamental considerations in designing Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) policies in Africa, according to a new report from the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), a UK
  • 24 Oct 2014- 11:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom Starting last week, OOSKAnews began introducing readers to the panelists who will participate in the second aquaNOW Audience, which will be conducted on November 11, 2014 and hosted at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, which opened in Nairobi this week, the
  • 6 Oct 2014- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The XVth World Water Congress of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) will meet in Edinburgh, Scotland, on May 25-29, 2015. OOSKAnews caught up this week with the Association’s past President, Dr.
  • 3 Oct 2014- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OBAN, Scotland, United Kingdom For those who missed it, an archived video of the inaugural aquaNOW Audience, "Competition for Water Resources," produced by OOSKAnews and held yesterday (October 2nd) in Oban, Scotland, is now available online.
  • 1 Oct 2014- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States Scottish Enterprise-- Scotland’s main economic, enterprise, innovation and investment agency-- today expressed its support for the 2014-2015 aquaNOW Audiences series. "Scottish Enterprise are pleased to be supporting
  • 30 Sep 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank Board of Directors has approved an $18.2 million USD loan to support Brazil’s Marine Protected Areas Project. The project will triple the Brazilian coastal area under environmental protection from 5.5 million
  • 30 Sep 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States Diane Duncan, Head of Low Carbon and Water Technologies at Highlands and Islands Enterprise, spoke this week in anticipation of the 2014-2015 aquaNOW Audiences series. "We are delighted to see the first of these events
  • 26 Sep 2014- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARRENTON, VA, United States What? A series of  seminars that bring diverse water-related perspectives together for engagement in cross-silo, solutions-driven discourse. Why? The different “water familes” (the water tech family; the water policy
  • 25 Sep 2014- 11:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom OOSKAnews today announced details on the high-level participants in the inaugural aquaNOW Audience event, which will be held at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, Scotland on October 2nd. The
  • 24 Sep 2014- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The inaugural aquaNOW Audience will be conducted on October 2, 2014 and hosted at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, Scotland. OOSKAnews readers and others unable to attend the event in person
  • 18 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland, United Kingdom The International Water Resources Association (IWRA) announced today, September 18th, that it is extending the deadline for submitting abstracts for its XVth World Water Congress to October 31st. The deadline

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