Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by Local Press Report LONDON, Kyrgyzstan European Bank for Reconstruction and Development The Bishkek Water Company, Bishkekvodokanal, is issuing notices for procurement of works for a project to improve water supply in the city. The $14 million USD project is being financed
  • 15 Dec 2010- 13:23 by Local Press Report BISHKEK 24.kg (Kyrgyzstan) The volume of water in Kyrgyzstan 's Toktogul water reservoir decreased by 28 million cubic meters between December 8 and December 9, according to Electrical Stations OJSC. The volume of accumulated water in the reservoir was
  • 15 Nov 2010- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya A s Kenyan anti-corruption agencies close in on rampant graft in the water sector, experts, investors and overseas donors have expressed concern over possible reversal or halt to progress the sector achieved since the enactment of
  • 15 Nov 2010- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya R ising tariffs, skewed budget allocations and political patronage have denied poor Kenyans access to clean drinking water and sanitation. The poor in urban slums and rural areas are finding it increasingly difficult to access quality
  • 1 Nov 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya A new dispute has erupted over appointment of the board of directors of the Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (NCWSC). This conflict arose after the Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) in mid-October began advertising for interested
  • 27 Oct 2010- 14:48 by Local Press Report BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan 24.kg (Kyrgyzstan) The volume of water in the Toktogul reservoir is increasing slowly, according to Electrical Stations OJSC. The company said that the volume of accumulated water increased by 3 million cubic meters — up to 19.458 billion
  • 11 Oct 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya T he Kenya Water and Sanitation Civil Society Network (KEWASNET) censured Water and Irrigation Minister, Charity Ngilu over allegations of corruption. The civil society groups umbrella took issue with the minister's remarks to the
  • 20 Sep 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Rapid population growth in Kenya over the past decade, estimated at one million people per year, has presented new setbacks in attempts to expand basic services such as clean drinking water, proper sanitation, food and shelter to citizens
  • 13 Sep 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The Kenyan government has commissioned a private contractor to carry out a comprehensive census of boreholes in the capital, Nairobi, and outlying regions. According to senior officials in the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, mapping of
  • 25 Aug 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan Former Kyrgyz Minister of Energy Ilyas Davydov said last year that the Toktogul reservoir must contain 7.2 billion to 7.5 billion cubic meters of water by April 2010 to avoid a crisis in the next few years. T gust. he volume of water
  • 18 Aug 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan /\ s many as 95 waterworks facilities, which earlier had been rehabilitated and prepared use in irrigation, have been destroyed in Kyrgyzstan as a result of heavy rainfall in April, May and June, the Kyrgyz Committee on Water
  • 9 Aug 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Japan provided $178.1 million USD in funding to Kenya for the Mwea Irrigation Development Project and improvement of the water supply system in Embu town and surrounding areas. Of the total, $150.6 million USD is a loan to enhance the Mwea
  • 9 Aug 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya The Kenyan government recognized irrigation as an integral component of achieving food security in its new agriculture sector development strategy. Ten ministries were involved in developing the strategy, which gives significant attention
  • 26 Jul 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya G overnment efforts to clean up toxic waste from major Kenyan dams are making progress in Nairobi and Coast Province. Five dams are already undergoing extensive repair work in different parts of the country, Water Minister Charity Ngilu
  • 14 Jul 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan A n epidemiological team analyzing drinking water in the Jalal-Abad and Osh provinces in the west of Kyrgyzstan found that drinking water did not meet relevant standards for microbiological content, the country's Health Ministry

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