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  • 18 Nov 2020- 06:39 by Local Press Report CAIRO Al-Monitor Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Ati signed Nov. 8 a memorandum of understanding to organize some of the work of the Egyptian-Dutch Advisory Panel on Water Management, in the presence of Dutch Ambassador in
  • 13 Nov 2020- 10:55 by Local Press Report SOPORE The Kashmir Walla Scores of residents including women of Bagh-e-Islam of Sopore area in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday staged a protest against Jal Shakti department for ‘failing’ to provide them regular water supply. The protesters
  • 9 Nov 2020- 07:01 by Local Press Report CAIRO Daily News Egypt Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aaty met, on Tuesday, with representatives of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to discuss cooperation in water and irrigation projects. During
  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank have signed a loan agreement for the second phase of the Madhya Pradesh Urban Services Improvement Project, following an original loan of $275 Million USD signed in 2017. The new $270
  • 12 Oct 2020- 09:25 by Local Press Report PANAJI Business Standard Goa has become the first state in the country to provide 100 per cent tap water connections in rural areas covering 2.30 lakh households, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Friday. The government's Jal Jeevan Mission aims to
  • 15 Oct 2020- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India In a video conversation between India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and CEO of Denmark’s Vestas Wind Systems, Henrik Andersen, Modi speculated that wind turbines could produce water out of thin air. Andersen smiles and replies that
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat New YORK NY, United States In addresses to September’s seventy-fifth session of the General Assembly of the United Nations, the leaders of Ethiopia and Egypt have described their countries’ respective positions and views around the contentious, and soon to
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:26 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Hindustan Times The Jal Shakti ministry will launch a 100-day campaign under the Jal Jeevan Mission on Mahtama Gandhi’s birth anniversary on Friday to ensure safe piped water supply to schools and anganwadi centres across the country. Unveiling the
  • 23 Sep 2020- 07:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat GANDHINAGAR, India Suicide and water availability at both extremes are examined in a new collaborative study. The assessment randomly selected rural areas in India, defined to have a population of less than 5,000 and where more than 25 Percent of the male
  • 3 Sep 2020- 16:23 by Local Press Report CHENNAI The Times of India Microplastics, which escape Metro water’s filtering system, could end up in drinking water at Chennai homes as these particles of less than 5mm have been found in considerable quantities at the Red Hills reservoir, one of the four
  • 2 Sep 2020- 08:34 by Staff- Water Diplomat Addis Ababa, Ethiopia The latest round of negotiations among Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam did not reach consensus on legal and technical differences before concluding 28 August. The three countries'
  • 24 Aug 2020- 11:19 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Today Within 18 months, 19 desalination plants worth a total of LE11 billion and whose total daily production is 550,000 cubic meters will be inaugurated. The projects are constructed within a strategy to increase Egypt's water resources,
  • 12 Aug 2020- 05:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Addis ABABA, Ethiopia A scheduled resumption of tripartite talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) sponsored by the African Union (AU) has been postponed until 17 August upon the request of Sudan, according to Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign
  • 14 Jul 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report CAIRO Construction Review Online The government of Egypt has announced that it will be putting aside US$2.8 billion for implementation of a five-year plan to construct 47 seawater desalination plants. The implementation of the project will be overlooked by
  • 2 Jun 2020- 09:19 by Staff- Water Diplomat ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The government of Ethiopia has described preparations for land clearing behind the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) ahead of commencing filling its Blue Nile reservoir with water in July. Bashir Abdel Rahim,

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