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  • 29 Oct 2015- 09:47 by Local Press Report LONDON International Desalination & Water Reuse Quarterly Country director for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) in Egypt, Philip Ter Woort, has confirmed that EBRD is negotiating with the public private partnership (PPP) unit
  • The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on September 18 announced approval for its first investments in “emerging Arab democracies” as a “response” to the “political and economic change” taking place in North Africa and the Middle East. Meantime, some members of the US Republican party have challenged regional aid programs because of violent anti-American protests in parts of the region.
  • The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) decision to expand its mandate to encompass the SEMED (Southern and Eastern Mediterranean) region creates a host of “interesting” new challenges, the bank explains to OOSKAnews.  
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 18 Apr 2011- 14:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom Acquisition of fertile land in Africa by rich countries and multi-national corporations, if unchecked, threatens the survival of fragile ecosystems including forests, watersheds and indigenous biodiversity. Experts told a recent
  • 23 Jun 2008- 14:47 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Walta Info (Ethiopia) Ministers of Water Resources of Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan discussed new studies of irrigation and hydropower projects on the Nile during a meeting in London last week, according to Ethiopian Water Resources
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is starting projects to improve supply and sanitation in Giza governorate as well other parts of the country. "The ministry will do its best to finish the water network carrying water