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  • 23 May 2012- 09:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) is supporting the Egyptian government reform its national water management and irrigation programs, Egyptian officials said on May 19. Egypt’s ministries of irrigation and water
  • Over-exploitation of groundwater resources due to irrigated farming, climate change and growing demand from residents and industries has reached crisis levels and now poses a threat to global water security. A new report from the UN Environment Program (UNEP) provides a snapshot of the state of groundwater resources around the world. 
  • 23 Jan 2012- 17:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A joint Egyptian-Sudanese-Ethiopian committee met in Al Rosiris, Sudan last week to assess the impact of Ethiopia’s Millennium Dam project on the Nile River. During the meeting, Sudanese members of the committee for the first time expressed
  • 13 Jun 2011- 23:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  Egypt and Qatar have agreed on furthering cooperation in the field of water resources management. The agreement came after a meeting in Cairo last week between Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Hussein Al-Atfi and Sheikh
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  The Water Authority in Gaza has launched a number of water and wastewater infrastructure projects financed by Persian Gulf countries, according to water officials in the territory. The Water Authority started the first phase of wastewater
  • 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
  • 4 Apr 2011- 15:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Egyptian Contracting Company (Mokhtar Ibrahim) has offered bids for two desalination plant projects in the United Arab Emirates, according to company chairman Ali Abu Halawa. “The company has submitted the financial and technical offers
  • 12 Oct 2009- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united states, MA, TOPSFIELD The International Desalination Association (IDA) announced it will form a task force to examine the environmental effects of desalination in the Persian Gulf and suggest mitigation strategies. The IDA said in a statement
  • 5 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON — Time and again when the media trumpet the arrival or development of new desalination projects the stories gloss over the actual cost of the water that is being produced. This is not necessarily bad reporting but because desalination costs are