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  • 2 Feb 2018- 10:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Warrenton, VA Senegal, Morocco and the Republic of Congo today declared new “Wetlands of International Importance” which will join the “Ramsar List” on the occasion of World Wetlands Day, February 2. The wetland sites include and incorporate exceptional
  • 12 Aug 2015- 08:23 by Local Press Report FAYYOUM Egypt State Information Service Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab has earmarked $7.5 million for completing drinking water projects in Fayyoum. This is a part of $17 million that have been earmarked for drinking water projects in many governorates, said
  • 17 Oct 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Experts from Israel have proposed construction of seawater desalination plants as an alternative to meet the future demand for water in Mexico. At workshop last week on "Water Challenges in Mexico: The Present and Future
  • 27 Sep 2013- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Mexico's critical infrastructure may be vulnerable to an attack from hackers, due to the use of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) control systems, the country’s Excelsior newspaper has reported. The September 23
  • 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.
  • 11 May 2012- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) won a $25.8 million USD contract to build a potable water pipeline in Dubai, company officials announced on May 7. The contract comes at a time when the company is actively seeking to
  • 30 Jan 2012- 20:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will install new water pipelines in North and South Sinai governorates. USAID signed an agreement last week with the Sinai Potable Water and Sanitation Company for the project to install
  • 19 Sep 2011- 17:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources unveiled a strategy aimed at replacing and renovating old irrigation and drainage pumping stations nationwide. According to ministry officials, some 1,650 stations are scheduled to be
  • 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
  • 1 Mar 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report duBai, UAE Maktoob Business Drake & Scull International is looking to make acquisitions in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Egypt as part of its Middle East expansion plan, according to CEO Khaldoun Tabari. Tabari said the company earmarked $136 million USD — half
  • 7 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates Water technology company Canadian Clear Water FZC has announced construction of reverse osmosis desalination plants in Oman, Iraq and Egypt, at a total cost fo $20 million USD. Satish Kumar, vice President of Indianbased
  • 24 Feb 2008- 22:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The government has moved to counter perennial water shortages and floods in areas that are prone to alternate spells of drought and flooding. In a new draft policy that builds on the 2002 Water Act and the National Water Resources
  • 27 Aug 2007- 11:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt- For the first time in Egypt, the private sector will be allowed to set up and operate irrigation projects. The Egyptian government this month unveiled a draft law that opens the door for private companies. The law has been revised by the
  • 9 Jul 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt — A planned sewage network in Kafr Elwan village, in Qaliubiya Governorate north of Cairo, has never been completed, and now public health and houses are endangered by sewage water. For the past months the
  • 28 May 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent duBai, united arab emirates, CAIRO, Egypt — The government of Daqahliya plans to renovate the drinking water and sewage treatment systems in the Delta governorate. A sewage treatment station will be built in Shawa village in Mansoura City, and the old

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