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  • 20 Jun 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank this week published its draft assessments of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun Hydropower Dam, for discussion at the fifth information-sharing and consultation meeting with riparian countries Afghanistan,
  • 14 May 2013- 10:01 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Sabahi The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) on Sunday (May 12th) agreed to loan Djibouti $35 million USD (6.3 billion francs) for further improvements in the provision of drinking water, Djibouti's La Nation reported.
  • 23 Jan 2013- 09:32 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Sabahi Djiboutian Finance Minister Ilyas Moussa Dawaleh on Sunday (January 20th) signed an agreement with his Ethiopian counterpart Sufian Ahmed for the construction of a water pipeline linking the two countries, Djibouti's La Nation
  • 15 May 2012- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan An aging sewage collector laid at the bottom of the trans-boundary Irtysh River in Kazakhstan has degraded to the point where it must be replaced to avoid an environmental catastrophe, Kazakh environmentalists have warned. However,
  • 25 Jul 2011- 14:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya An estimated 10 million people in the Horn of Africa risk starvation as massive crop failure accompanied by severe water scarcity engulf Somalia, Ethiopia and northern parts of Kenya. The volatile region is experiencing the worst drought
  • 27 Jan 2011- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews) TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (OOSKAnews)-- Efforts to halt the steady destruction of the Aral Sea are getting renewed attention from donors, but will face continued hurdles in the years ahead as growing energy and agricultural
  • 15 Sep 2010- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kazakhstan, UST-KAMENOGORSK Russia and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on joint use and protection of trans-boundary water bodies during the seventh Russian-Kazakh forum for interregional cooperation in Ust-Kamenogorsk, the administrative center of East
  • 17 Dec 2008- 13:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Water engineers in Kazkhstan have prepared a feasibility study for a project to transfer water from the Tikhaya River to the Irtysh River, as well as to construct a hydroelectric plant to solve the problems of water and electricity
  • 15 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASTANA, Kazakhstan Kazakh scientists have found mass development of cyanobacteria in the Shulbin water reservoir on the Irtysh River, a tributary of the Ob, Kazakhstan's Ministry of Emergency Situations said. The development of cyanobacteria,
  • 1 Oct 2008- 14:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOSCOW, Russia The Irtysh River flowing through China, Kazakhstan and the Siberian part of Russia might cease to exist in the Russian territory because China is constructing canals that divert the initial part of the river for irrigation. Irtysh is the