Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 9 Sep 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The government of Kenya plans to build a desalination plant along the country’s Indian Ocean coast to produce water for human consumption and irrigation. Kenya’s coastal region is facing acute water shortages despite its proximity to the
  • 20 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI/KAMPALA Kenya and Uganda have both increased funding for the water sector in their budgets for the 2012-2013 fiscal year, although the two countries have different goals for the investment. Kenya’s budget includes an additional $93 million USD
  • 30 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Kenyan parliament members are pushing for a ban on flood irrigation, saying it is unsustainable and leads to loss of water and financial resources. Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture members told reporters last week that they planned
  • Investment in small and medium-sized desalination plants could solve the drinking water crisis in Sub-Saharan African nations, say executives from Israeli conglomerate IDE Technologies. They told OOSKAnews in Nairobi that desalination is no longer a luxury for richer countries, as the technology is becoming more user-friendly, cost-effective and ecologically sustainable.
  • 25 Oct 2011- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Restoration of degraded water resources, along with other strategic ecosystems that support livelihoods in arid and semi-arid regions, is the central pillars of a land reclamation policy rolled out recently by the Kenyan government.
  • 21 Sep 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Kenya and Israel have rekindled bilateral cooperation in the water, energy, agriculture and defense sectors, solidifying diplomatic relations between the two countries. During a visit to Kenya earlier this month, Israeli Foreign Minister
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, TEL AVIV, Israel — High fluoride concentrations limit ground water utilization in Kenya's Coast, Eastern and North Eastern Provinces. Within these areas water is saline, and fluoride levels surpass the World Health Organization&#039
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, TEL AVIV, Israel, Iraq, BAGHDAD — A recent meeting of experts drawn from the Nile Basin countries unanimously endorsed establishing an institutional framework for full and equitable utilization of the Nile River&