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  • Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on April 26 announced the appointment of Professor Judi Wakhungu, a geologist and academic, to a five-year term as the country’s first Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Water and Natural Resources.
  • Kenyans are hoping the re-election last week of US President Barack Obama will mean a continuation of US aid for water and sanitation in their country.
  • 6 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, NE Government action on matters from smallholder farming to effective water basin management is essential if agricultural productivity is to be increased and the world is to make wise use of its water, speakers told the
  • 4 Jun 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, NE Water is "the key to fighting worldwide poverty," Jeff Raikes, CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, told the fourth annual global Water for Food Conference last week. For water, crops or improved agriculture
  • Over-exploitation of groundwater resources due to irrigated farming, climate change and growing demand from residents and industries has reached crisis levels and now poses a threat to global water security. A new report from the UN Environment Program (UNEP) provides a snapshot of the state of groundwater resources around the world. 
  • 3 Oct 2011- 16:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The U.S. government and the World Bank are co-chairing a number of working groups charged with finding areas for collaboration on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) projects as part of the memorandum they signed on World
  • 23 May 2011- 12:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya (OOSKAnews Correspondent Swiss-based multinational firm Vestergard Frandsen has launched a program aimed at earning carbon credits through free distribution of 1 million water purification devices to households in western Kenya. The
  • 10 May 2011- 11:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, Nebraska Both water and agricultural practice experts need to carefully and intelligently build capacity and markets for developing countries to achieve food and water sustainability, according to experts participating in the
  • 9 May 2011- 18:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, Nebraska Both water and agricultural practice experts need to carefully and intelligently build capacity and markets for developing countries to achieve food and water sustainability, according to experts participating in the
  • 19 May 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, NE Population around the globe will far outstrip water supply by 2050 unless there are dramatic changes in water use and agriculture, and innovative solutions will be needed on a continued basis to feed the growing global
  • 19 May 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, NE Population around the globe will far outstrip water supply by 2050 unless there are dramatic changes in water use and agriculture, and innovative solutions will be needed on a continued basis to feed the growing global
  • 17 May 2010- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, NE Population around the globe will far outstrip water supply by 2050 unless there are dramatic changes in water use and agriculture, and innovative solutions will be needed on a continued basis to feed the growing global
  • 17 May 2010- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, LINCOLN, NE Population around the globe will far outstrip water supply by 2050 unless there are dramatic changes in water use and agriculture, and innovative solutions will be needed on a continued basis to feed the growing global
  • 12 Mar 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The U.S. government has completed a project to drill nine boreholes in Garissa district of North Eastern Kenya. The Kenya/U.S.A. borehole drilling project in Garissa is funded under the Combined Joint Task Force- Horn of Africa mission.