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  • 31 Oct 2016- 09:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The winning bid for the first phase of the $400 million USD Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project will be announced in early November, a Jordanian government official said last week. The unnamed Water Ministry official told the Jordan
  • 25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan and the United States on October 23rd signed four grant agreements totaling $786.8 million USD to support the Red-Dead Canal project and to help the kingdom deal with the Syrian refugee crisis. “This crucial aid comes at a very
  • 22 Jun 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Seventeen international firms have submitted tenders for construction of a canal linking the Red Sea and the Dead Sea as part of the joint Jordanian-Israeli Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance project, the Jordanian government said this week
  • 12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan this week signed a technical cooperation agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) to carry out studies for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. Under the
  • 21 Apr 2016- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation has extended the deadline for prequalification proposals for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The new deadline for bids for the build, operate and transfer contract
  • 2 Feb 2016- 08:55 by Local Press Report JUBA Radio Tamazuj Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Hossam Moghazi said his country is seeking to construct a new dam in Bahr el Jebel in Central Equatoria state, saying his government will send a delegation to Juba in the second half of
  • 22 Dec 2015- 10:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordan’s Water Ministry on December 19th signed the engineering services agreement for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project. The $4.6 million USD contract is being funded by a grant from the French government, a
  • 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
  • 27 Feb 2015- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Israel and Jordan this week signed an “historic” $900 million USD water cooperation agreement that will provide drinking water to both nations and help save the shrinking Dead Sea using water transferred from the Red Sea. As part of the
  • 24 Apr 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan Tens of thousands of people who fled violence the Southern Sudanese city of Bentiu last week are now at risk of water-borne diseases in overcrowded refugee camps, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). "Those
  • 21 Jan 2014- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The first phase of a Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project, to be implemented jointly by Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority, will cost $980 million USD, Jordanian Minister of Water and Irrigation Hazem al Nasser said last week. The
  • 20 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour this week announced the launch of the kingdom’s Red Sea-Dead Sea water conveyance project. The nearly $1.4 billion USD project, which will bring about 100 million cubic meters of desalinated water
  • 12 Jul 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan The Jordanian government this week announced plans to move ahead with the Aqaba Desalinated Water Pipeline project, which will temporarily replace the multi-billion-dollar Red Sea-Dead Sea water conveyance project, according to Minister of
  • 26 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan’s Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Paul Mayom Akec this week announced his country’s plans to develop hydropower and irrigation resources on the Nile River. South Sudan needs to switch from relying on generators
  • Israel has increased its water supply to Jordan, even though the lower house of the Jordanian Parliament recently called for ending the 19-year peace treaty between the two countries.

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