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  • Egyptian construction firm Arab Contractors Company has qualified for the final stage of a $300 million USD desalination and drinking water pipeline network project in the southern Iraqi governorate of Basra, company officials said on May 6.
  • 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
  • 15 Jul 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand With fears of food insecurity rising, there has recently been an increase in large-scale international land deals. Food-importing nations, such as Persian Gulf or Asian states, have signed deals in poorer countries for a total of as
  • 13 Jul 2009- 20:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, thailand With fears of food insecurity rising, there has recently been an increase in large-scale international land deals. Foodimporting nations, such as Persian Gulf or Asian states, have signed deals in poorer countries for a total of as