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  • 5 Feb 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Arab Ministerial Water Council discussed adopting a common water security strategy during its meeting in Cairo last week. “The ministers discussed a number of issues, at the top of which was furthering cooperation in adopting a common
  • 20 Jan 2014- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG The US government is considering partnering with the Chinese state companies that are expected to win the contracts to construct the controversial $12 billion USD Inga III dam project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, according to a
  • Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries plan to launch a global dry land alliance in 2014 to deal with water scarcity and food security in 51 countries, according to officials with the regional grouping.
  • China will cooperate with Egypt on number of major irrigation and water projects, Egyptian officials announced last week.
  • 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.
  • 5 Dec 2011- 18:23 by Local Press Report DOHA Gulf Times (Qatar) A project to build mega reservoirs would help Qatar ensure uninterrupted water supply to residents in emergencies, according to the Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa). The project is part of the Qatar Food
  • 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
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DOHA, Qatar, CAIRO, Egypt — Seventy Egyptian and international companies attended the 12th International BIG Aqua Tec 2007 Fair and Conference, to showcase pipe, pumps, valves, measurement and control devices, and drinking water and irrigation systems.