Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 7 Apr 2019- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Director General of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (UNFAO) has emphasized the necessity to “scale-up” innovation, policies and investments in the water sector in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region. Citing
  • 9 Feb 2016- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt needs $2.8 billion USD to finance construction of wastewater treatment plants in the coming years, President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said. Speaking at the inauguration of water and housing projects in Sixth of October City last weekend,
  • 28 Jan 2016- 09:05 by Local Press Report KUWAIT CITY Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) has pledged to lend US$ 200 million this year, to Egypt to finance drilling wells and building desalination projects in Sinai. Access Development
  • 1 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A consortium consisting of FCC Aqualia subsidiary Aqualia New Europe, Orascom Construction Industries, Veolia, and Egyptian firm I–Cat has won the $2.7 billion USD contract for Cairo’s Abu Rawash wastewater treatment plant, the Egyptian
  • 10 Jul 2015- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria Lack of safe drinking water during the summer months is putting millions of Syrian children at risk for water-borne diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) warned this week. Intensifying conflict throughout the country has
  • 26 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan A $3.47 billion USD funding gap threatens efforts to provide humanitarian and development assistance to 3.9 million Syrian refugees and more than 20 million people in host communities in neighboring countries, the UN refugee agency warned
  • 21 Jan 2015- 10:50 by Local Press Report CAIRO EU Neighborhood Information Center The EU and Egypt have launched a project for cooperation in the water sector, part of the EU’s commitment to sustainable development and to achieving the Millennium Development Goals in the water sector in Egypt. A
  • 2 Jan 2015- 10:47 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) provided a loan of €55m ($66 million USD) for the expansion of the sewage treatment station in Kafr El-Sheikh governorate, to improve the living standards of about 500,000 citizens in
  • 7 Oct 2014- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Ministers from Nile riparian countries on October 6 th pledged to reactivate dialogue aimed at fostering sustainable use of shared water resources. During the 4 th Nile Basin Development Forum, which opened in Nairobi this week, the
  • 21 Jul 2014- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian  officials last week announced plans to carry out $100 million USD worth of water projects in the coastal governorate of Matrouh. “Six water projects will be implemented to produce 41,000 cubic meters per day,” said Sherif Faris,
  • 14 May 2014- 10:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda The Ugandan government has signed a $44.7 million USD loan agreement from the World Bank’s Cooperation in International Waters for Africa (CIWA) multi-donor trust fund and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
  • 7 May 2014- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on May 3 announced plans to carry out $200 million USD worth of new irrigation projects throughout the country. “The ministry will work on implementing upgrades at 42 irrigation lifting
  • 27 Feb 2014- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) will sign a $530 million USD agreement with the Egyptian government to finance three power and irrigation projects, Egyptian Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Ashraf al Arabi said on
  • 10 Feb 2014- 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian government on February 8 announced plans to carry out $42 million USD worth of water projects in North Sinai governorate. “This budget has been allocated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to
  • 16 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Communities will allocate $2.6 billion USD over the next three years for sanitation projects in rural parts of southern Egypt. Housing and Urban Communities Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said his ministry had

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