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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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 28 Feb 2011- 13:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV Israel’s national water carrier, Mekorot, won the right to build the Ashdod water desalination plant after disagreements with the Ministry of Finance over a price mechanism were resolved earlier this month. The Ministry of Finance has backed
  • 31 Jan 2011- 00:00 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Globes (Israel) Israel’s national water company, Mekorot, has accused Shikun u’Binui Holdings Ltd. and Global Environmental Services Ltd. (GES), a unit of Azrieli Group Ltd. subsidiary Granite Hacarmel Investments Ltd., of blocking the planned
  • 22 Jan 2007- 09:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, TEL AVIV, Israel, Iraq, BAGHDAD — A recent meeting of experts drawn from the Nile Basin countries unanimously endorsed establishing an institutional framework for full and equitable utilization of the Nile River&