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  • 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.
  • 23 Apr 2012- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Giza governorate on April 16 unveiled a plan for six drinking water projects worth a total of $85 million USD. The first project will expand the Imbaba Drinking Water Treatment Plant, raising its capacity from 1.1 million cubic meters to 1
  • 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- 16:04 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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