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  • 23 Sep 2014- 10:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAMAKO, Mali Traditional gold mining methods in Mali pose a threat to ongoing construction work at the $140 million USD Kabala water treatment plant near the capital, Bamako. Various stakeholders warned during a national water conference in Bamako on
  • 29 Oct 2013- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week urged African countries and communities in the Sahel region, as well as the international community, to support and expand pastoralism and large-scale irrigation to help the region’s 80 million
  • 1 Oct 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, Libya The Libyan government last week approved construction of a 24-million-cubic meter drinking water reservoir. “The project is meant to avoid water supply disruptions in the capital city of Tripoli and the surrounding suburbs,” said Minister
  • 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.
  • 14 Feb 2011- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian public and private companies last week announced eight tenders in the water and irrigation sectors. The General Department for West Kafr El-Sheikh Irrigation issued the first through sixth tenders.  The first and second of these
  • 27 Apr 2009- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A n Egyptian study has found that large amounts of groundwater are moving from Egypt toward Israel. "The reason is that there are a number of valleys in the Egyptian Peninsula of Sinai that are sliding toward the Israeli side that lead