Innovation, Infrastructure & Technology

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  • 3 Mar 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report ASWAN Egypt Independent The collapse of cisterns near the Nubian village of Ballana in Aswan has caused sewage water to flood farmlands and cemeteries. Authorities cut off water from pipes close to the cisterns until the problem can be fixed. Food Security
  • 18 Feb 2016- 08:40 by Local Press Report ASWAN Egypt Independent Dozens of houses in the Al-Karour area in Aswan have been flooded by wastewater after a main pipe burst for the second time in a month, causing water and power cuts in the neighborhood and surrounding areas. Innovation, Infrastructure
  • 17 Dec 2015- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QENA, Egypt Five water stations in southern Egypt’s Qena governorate have been shut down as a precautionary measure after a 1.5-kilometer oil spill appeared in the Nile River there, according to official news agency MENA. In a statement released on
  • 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
  • 15 Sep 2015- 11:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASWAN, Egypt Egyptian authorities have contained an oil spill on the Nile River in Aswan governorate, according to Mohamed Mostafa, secretary to the Aswan Governor. "Once concerned authorities discovered the oil spill, which came from an unknown
  • 12 Aug 2015- 08:22 by Local Press Report ASWAN Daily News Egypt Dozens of families have been moved from their homes in the Upper Egyptian city of Aswan after sewage piping flooded in an area called Baraka Demas. An operations room with officials from local water, sanitation and electricity
  • 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 German government is lending the Egyptian government $24.3 million USD to upgrade facilities at the High Dam in southern Egypt.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 7 Mar 2011- 14:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian public and private companies last week announced 16 tenders in the water and drainage sectors. The first tender from the Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage Company in Qena involves the supply of spare parts for compact water

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