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  • 18 Aug 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty said Egypt faces an “acute water shortage crisis" regardless of Ethiopia’s construction of the contentious Grand Renaissance Dam upstream on the Nile River. In a
  • 11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will sign the final contracts for impact studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project this week, Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty said on July 9th. Abdel Atty said in a
  • 24 Feb 2016- 09:08 by Local Press Report PORT SAID MENAFN Singaporean company Hyflux, Mitsubishi Matoto, and Toyota Tsusho began conducting feasibility studies for the establishment of power plants and water desalination stations in East Port Said after having signed memoranda of understanding
  • 10 Feb 2016- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KHARTOUM, Sudan Irrigation ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan held talks in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on February 10th to look over the technical offers submitted by French consultancies BRL Group and Artelia to carry out studies on the
  • 7 Jan 2016- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Technical delegations from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on January 6th for a new round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. Egyptian Irrigation Minster Hossam al Moghazi told
  • 29 Oct 2015- 09:47 by Local Press Report LONDON International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Country director for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in Egypt, Philip Ter Woort, has confirmed that EBRD is negotiating with the public private partnership (PPP) unit
  • 27 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates Investing in renewable-energy technology presents the most affordable option for African countries to increase the amount of water available to meet rising demand due to expanding economic growth, rising population and
  • 25 Sep 2015- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s newly reappointed Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam al Moghazi this week denied reports that the reservoir of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam is already being filled with Nile water. In a statement issued on September
  • 16 Sep 2015- 10:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt is looking at alternatives to revive talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam after one of the consultants charged with completing studies on the project’s impacts quit last week, Egypt’s official news agency MENA reported, quoting
  • 11 Sep 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt One of the two consultancies tasked with carrying out technical studies on the impacts of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam has withdrawn from the project, Egyptian daily Al Ahram reported on September 11th. The news outlet cited an email
  • 10 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt will host the next round of talks on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, Egyptian Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Hossam Moghazi said on September 9th. Moghazi did not give a date for the meeting, which will include
  • 8 Sep 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt plans to hold urgent consultations with Sudan and Ethiopia over the Grand Renaissance Dam, after international consultants failed to meet the September 5th deadline for handing over amended technical studies on the project’s impacts,
  • 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
  • 25 Jun 2015- 10:59 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt Tourist resorts threaten to build private water desalination plants away from area’s drinking water network, under Red Sea Water and Wastewater Company’s plan to increase insurance prices and periods. Access Corporate Risk Regulation
  • 23 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on June 22nd received reports on two studies of Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. The studies by France’s BRL and Netherlands-based Deltares “showcase an updated review of the

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