Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • Chennai-based global water treatment firm VA Tech Wabag sees opportunities for desalination projects in Arab and North African countries that have started re-development work after periods of social and political unrest over the past two years.
  • 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.
  • 7 Dec 2011- 12:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Indian water treatment company VA Tech Wabag plans to increase its focus on the desalination and water reuse and recycling industries in the next few years. The company is also looking to expand its portfolio in the build, own, operate and
  • 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
  • 29 Aug 2011- 16:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  A series of demonstrations have been held in various Egyptian governorates over the past few weeks to protest a severe lack of drinking and irrigation water. These protests swept through the governorates of Minya, Sharqiya, Assiut, Fayyoum
  • 22 Aug 2011- 13:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Giza will start building a new drinking water treatment plant in the city of Hawamdiya, located in the southern part of the governorate. “The governorate has allocated $8.5 million USD to the construction of a new drinking water treatment
  • 2 May 2011- 15:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates The continuing civic unrest in North Africa and parts of the Middle East have already affected some water projects in the region and could affect more.   According to analysts, the continuing unrest across the Arab world is
  • 12 Oct 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India I ndian water technology company Shivsu Canadian Clear International Limited announced it has installed $10.8 million USD of desalination water treatment plants for Oman and Egypt. Shivsu was responsible for design, manufacture, supply,
  • 12 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Indian water technology company Shivsu Canadian Clear International Limited announced it has installed $10.8 million USD of desalination water treatment plants for Oman and Egypt. Shivsu was responsible for design, manufacture, supply,
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is starting projects to improve supply and sanitation in Giza governorate as well other parts of the country. "The ministry will do its best to finish the water network carrying water