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  • 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
  • 1 Nov 2013- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates The Egyptian and UAE governments this week signed $4.9 billion USD worth of loan and aid agreements to finance development and infrastructure projects in Egypt, including water, sanitation and power projects. “UAE aid has
  • Egypt’s Holding Company for Construction and Development (HCCD) on May 19 announced a new $34 million USD drinking water pipeline project in Abu Dhabi.
  • China will cooperate with Egypt on number of major irrigation and water projects, Egyptian officials announced last week.
  • The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $37.7 million USD water pipeline project in Abu Dhabi, company officials announced last week.
  • Water transfers like the giant North-South Water Transfer project are essential for China to cope with the uneven distribution of water resources in the country and to deal with droughts, according to Xia Jun, president of the International Water Resources Association and head of the Chinese Academy of Sciences’ Water Resources Center.
  • The Middle East’s water and energy sectors will experience significant growth in 2012, as 97 new projects worth some $32.7 billion USD have started or will start construction in 12 countries, according to a new report from market research specialists Ventures Middle East.
  • Foreign investors, both public and private, have been snatching up relatively cheap land all over Africa, primarily for food production to be exported out of the most food-insecure continent in the world. However, these land grabs are not really about the land, but more about the freshwater that goes with it, according to a new report from GRAIN, an international non-profit organization that works to support small farmers and social movements in moving toward community-controlled and biodiversity-based food systems.
  • 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
  • 11 Jul 2011- 13:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Orascom Construction Industries’ (OCI) Saudi subsidiary, Orascom Saudi Limited Company (OSL), won a $450 million USD contract for infrastructure work including supply and installation of 146 kilometers of pipe for stormwater, wastewater and
  • 20 Sep 2010- 20:58 by Local Press Report BEIJING, China Global Times Israel is looking to cooperate further with China on water treatment, renewable energy, life sciences and medical devices, according to the head of a visiting Israeli trade delegation. China is currently Israel's second
  • 20 Sep 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report BEIJING Global Times Israel is looking to cooperate further with China on water treatment, renewable energy, life sciences and medical devices, according to the head of a visiting Israeli trade delegation. China is currently Israel's second largest
  • 9 Aug 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report BEIJING, Israel International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Israel's IDE Technologis is providing four additional multi-effect distillation (MED) desalination units, each with a production capacity of 25,000 cubic meters per day, for China&
  • 25 Jan 2010- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI Israeli National Infrastructure Minister Uzi Landau offered Israeli help to the region's nations in the water desalination and reclamation sector during his visit to Abu Dhabi for an International Renewable Energy

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