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  • 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
  • The Palestinian Authority is planning to introduce a new water law that will restructure the sector and redefine policies and strategies with regard to water and sanitation services, Palestinian water officials said this week.
  • China will cooperate with Egypt on number of major irrigation and water projects, Egyptian officials announced last week.
  • Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas warned last week of a looming “water war” in the region, as the West Bank and Gaza grapple with severe water shortages.
  • The Palestinian Authority has signed a memorandum of understanding with foreign donor organizations and governments aimed at improving the water sector in the Palestinian Territories.
  • 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.
  • 20 Feb 2012- 19:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The Gaza Water Authority is warning of a potential water crisis if power supplies to the Gaza Strip do not resume. “The power cuts that Gaza has been suffering from for many days now is seriously affecting the amount of water reaching households,”
  • 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- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sweden, STOCKHOLM Minister of the Palestinian Water Authority Dr. Shaddad Attili has proposed construction of a desalination facility in Egypt’s Sinai region to supply potable water to the people of Sinai and the Gaza Strip.   “Our water woes can in
  • 25 Jul 2011- 15:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Water Authority in Gaza announced that it would build a new $428.5 million USD desalination plant with funding from the Union for the Mediterranean. The authority said the 43 members of the union approved its application for funding.
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  The Water Authority in Gaza has launched a number of water and wastewater infrastructure projects financed by Persian Gulf countries, according to water officials in the territory. The Water Authority started the first phase of wastewater