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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,
  • 27 Aug 2013- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank last week released a progress report on the first phase of its Water Partnership Program (WPP), a trust fund supported by the governments of the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and Denmark that aims to bring
  • 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
  • Your new neighbor in rural Africa or Latin America is increasingly likely to be a multinational company. 
  • 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
  • 17 Feb 2011- 11:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states  Rising political unrest in Middle East and North Africa is at least partially blamed on rising food costs for staple crops like rice and wheat-- raising concerns over potential global crises as acute water problems further
  • 14 Feb 2011- 14:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states Rising political unrest in Middle East and North Africa is at least partially blamed on rising food costs for staple crops like rice and wheat-- raising concerns over potential global crises as acute water problems further
  • 31 Jan 2011- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states  A new report links food insecurity and environmental degradation in Africa to failure by the continent’s leaders to channel more resources to water capture and storage. The World Watch Institute’s 2011 State of the World
  • 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
  • 10 Jan 2011- 13:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt  The expected emergence of a new state in southern Sudan following the January 8 independence referendum is causing alarm in Cairo because signs are the infant state will join other African countries battling Egypt for a greater share of