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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
  • Leading development organization WaterAid brought clean water to 1.6 million people and sanitation services to 1.9 million people in 27 countries in 2011-2012, according to the annual report of WaterAid America, the US office of the international NGO, released in New York this week.
  • 15 May 2012- 15:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LAGOS, Nigeria Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell announced this week that it had found two new oil pipeline leaks in the Niger Delta region on May 7. The leaks are being investigated to determine their cause and extent, the company said. The announcement came
  • 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
  • 9 Jun 2011- 18:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Bacteria, parasites and viruses found in water kill or sicken millions of people every year, and security officials have long feared that reservoirs are effortless targets for a biological attack. Now European researchers involved in
  • 7 Jun 2011- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Bacteria, parasites and viruses found in water kill or sicken millions of people every year, and security officials have long feared that reservoirs are effortless targets for a biological attack. Now European researchers involved in
  • 6 Jun 2011- 14:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Bacteria, parasites and viruses found in water kill or sicken millions of people every year, and security officials have long feared that reservoirs are effortless targets for a biological attack. Now European researchers involved in
  • 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
  • 26 Feb 2007- 09:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan — The World Bank already is starting to slip behind its own deadlines in launching a $15.5 million USD feasibility study of the proposed Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project. Before the first shovel of dirt is turned, the project to build a