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  • 21 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, MISSAN — Iraq's Missan province, located 390 kilometers south of Baghdad, has planned water and irrigation projects costing a total of $14 million USD in 2007. "We set a plan for improving the irrigation and water projects in the
  • 21 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, CAIRO, Egypt- The first phase of the wastewater treatment project in Al-Shorouk City, 37 kilometers northeast of Cairo, is under way. The project, funded by a $20 million USD soft loan offered by the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic
  • 21 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, MAPUTO, Mozambique — The government issued new 10-year licenses to five water services boards. The Coast, Tana, Lake Victoria North and South and the Northern water services boards each were granted operating licenses by the Water
  • 21 May 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Daily Monitor (Ethiopia) — Japan provided a $4.6 million USD grant for a water supply project in Amhara state, the Japanese Embassy said. The funds covered equipment and machinery for groundwater development including drilling rigs,
  • 13 May 2007- 21:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON — While the Chinese market continues to attract foreign companies willing to invest or operate there, the rules of the game have shifted toward the public-private partnership arrangements where the firms sell their skills as managers. David Lloyd
  • 13 May 2007- 21:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar- The Qatar Electricity and Water Company has signed a water supply deal with the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) for 45 million gallons per day of desalinated water. Under the deal, the Qatar Electricity and Water
  • 13 May 2007- 21:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leon — The World Bank froze about $10 million USD in aid for water development in Sierra Leone's capital until the management problem of the main water provider is resolved. The funds came from the British Department for
  • 13 May 2007- 21:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, JERUSALEM — Private firms and NGOs in Kenya now look to learning institutions and community-based organizations as a conduit for water infrastructure development. In the last two years, NGOs and private companies have spent an estimated
  • 13 May 2007- 21:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, SHARJAH, ZIMBABWE, HARARE — Sharjah has awarded the contract for the sixthphase expansion of the Municipal Sewage Treatment Plant to Norwegian company AnoxKaldnes AS. The expansion will increase overall capacity by more than 50
  • 13 May 2007- 21:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, duBai, united arab emirates — The government has adopted a "value for money" approach in service delivery to increase transparency and accountability in water and sanitation institutions. According to Water and Irrigation
  • 13 May 2007- 21:58 by Local Press Report ZIMBABWE, HARARE The Herald (Zimbabwe) — The Zimbabwe National Water Authority has proposed an increase in water rates, saying the current rate structure is not sustainable given rising labor and water production costs. ZINWA's production cost for a
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — Service providers and other players in Kenya's water industry will receive training in water management. The one-week "Water Demand Management Course" is to provide those involved in the water sector with knowledge and
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Arab News (Saudi Arabia) — Saudi researchers have developed a soil additive that cuts down on the amount of water needed for crops and allows them to be grown in areas with saline groundwater Scientists at the Water Section at King Fahd
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report AMMAN, Jordan Jordan Times — Water scarcity is hindering economic development in the kingdom, according to an official of the US Agency for International Development. "Affordable clean water is essential not only for maintaining a healthy population, but
  • 7 May 2007- 10:09 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN, South Africa Frost & Sullivan — Revenues from South Africa's desalination could reach $69.7 million USD by 2013, according to business consulting firm Frost & Sullivan. "Water supply shortages, an increasing population and growth

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