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  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — A government fund is improving access to water in Mwingi district of eastern Kenya. The Constituency Development Fund (CDF), established in 2003 to provide direct funding to community projects in all 210 constituencies in the country,
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan's massive water project to channel water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea is reaching its first reality checks as it begins to raise the money for the $3 billion USD undertaking and commissions the studies on how it should be
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Israel, Iraq, BASRAH, NEGEV —An international conference in Israel will aim to bridge the gap between academic research institutions and various branches of industry involved in water technology and innovation. Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research, at
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates — Some 13 prequalified groups of companies have been invited to bid for the first phase of the grassroots Jebel AN sewage treatment plant (STP). The invitation was made by the Dubai Municipality. The deadline for the bid has
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, SHARJAH, Malawi, LILONGWE —A lack of advanced sewage services in several areas of Sharjah has many residents crying foul. Areas that have not yet been connected with the sewage network project being carried out by Sharjah
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS, Belgium OOSKAnews — Mediterranean countries will be able to share data on waste and water management and environmental programs with a new web-based information system launched as part of the Short and Medium-Term Priority Environmental Action
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kenya, MACHAKOS — The Machakos Water and Sewerage Company, has begun to show progress in increasing water supply, sanitation services and environmental safeguards in eastern Kenya. The government set up the company, at a cost of about $1.42 million USD,
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone —Water consumers in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, are still not out of the woods after two months of acute water shortage. Water supply has only returned to normal in October, officials of the state-run Guma Valley Water
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt, KAMPALA, Uganda —The Egyptian government is giving Uganda an additional $4.5 million USD to eliminate water hyacinth from the source of the Nile in the next three years, extending the $13.9 million USD in 2000 toward the Egypt-Uganda
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Arab News (Saudi Arabia) — Water distribution in the Jeddah and Makkah regions of Saudi Arabia has been turned over to the private sector. The Jeddah and Makkah water departments and the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) handed
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, SYRIA — Syria's worsening water shortages are bringing it closer to conflict with Turkey to the north and Jordan to the south. The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which has taken the lead role in tackling Syria's
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — In a nation where the tourist board advertises "13 months of sunshine," water is on everyone's mind. This year alone, flooding in the fertile Awash River valley damaged farms and forced thousands of people from
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH — General Electric says it will be increasing its desalination business in the Middle East and Africa, citing increasing demand in the region. Its subsidiary, GE Water & Process Technologies, will be spearheading the move by
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report Tanzania, ARUSHA Daily News (Tanzania)- Water levels in Lake Victoria have fallen in recent years, threatening the livelihoods of 30 million people in East Africa. A new report by the East African Legislative Assembly raises concerns about the social and
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — In a move to quell current humanitarian disaster in the South of Sudan, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has stepped up its investments in the region. According to USAID officials, it has

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