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  • 9 Nov 2018- 14:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INDIANAPOLIS IN, United States Arsenic in well water accounts for one in 20 deaths in Bangladesh. The country's 10 million or more shallow, hand-pumped wells yield water that often exceeds the World Health Organization's (WHO) arsenic
  • 29 Oct 2018- 13:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRETORIA, South Africa A new report from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and South Africa's Pegasys Institute assesses the history ofcolonial-era “water grabbing” policies in sub-Saharan Africa and argues for a “de-colonizing”
  • 12 Oct 2018- 10:40 by OOSKAnews Info DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh can reduce poverty and accelerate growth faster by taking urgent actions to improve the quality of water and sanitation, says a new World Bank report. Despite progress in improving access to water and sanitation, 41 percent of all
  • 20 Aug 2018- 08:50 by Local Press Report DHAKA Xinhuanet Newsn The construction of a China-funded mega sewage treatment plant started on Sunday. The project agreement was signed between Dhaka WASA (Water Supply & Sewerage Authority) and Hydro China Corporation. The project includes sewage
  • 7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report DHAKA Asian Development Bank Bangladesh is to receive a $20 million USD loan from an Asian Development Bank (ADB) Power System Efficiency Improvement Project together with an additional $25.44 million USD in grant financing to spur off-grid solar photovoltaic
  • 2 May 2018- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy A new report from The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) report titled, "The Water Advantage: Seeking sustainable solutions for water stress" highlights the potential of practices such as drip irrigation,
  • 30 Oct 2017- 12:21 by Local Press Report DHAKA The Economic Times A UN report released on Sunday reported that 30 per cent of the 4,370 manual pumps installed are in poor condition and 36 per cent of the 24,773 latrines were about to overflow in southeastern Bangladesh where some 750,000 Rohingya
  • 18 Aug 2017- 10:35 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States India Criticizes China Over Block on Info At a time when major rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate due to heavy rain, lack of information from China on water inflow from the Pareechu rivulet that flows through the Tibetan
  • 28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Last week’s summit of Nile Basin countries did not live up to its billing. Only two heads of state bothered to make the journey to the June 20-22 event in Kampala, Uganda to resolve differences around the contentious 2010 Entebbe
  • 23 Jun 2017- 13:28 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The Independent Prosperity for Nile Basin countries is the best way to protect River Nile and other water systems in Africa, President Museveni of Uganda has said at a plenary session of the first ever Nile Basin Heads of State summit held at State
  • 21 Jun 2017- 12:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda In the first meeting of its kind since 2010, Uganda’s capital Kampala will this week host a summit of Nile Basin heads of states to resolve differences on the Entebbe Agreement. In 2010 Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Tanzania signed
  • 12 Oct 2016- 10:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India China’s state-owned “Global Times” has suggested that China is ready to join a multilateral cooperation mechanism with India and Bangladesh to share the contentious resources of the Brahmaputra River system. In a 9th October article,
  • 6 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report KAMPALA New Vision Several parts of Kampala and other surrounding areas are to experience a 48-hour water shutdown to allow pipe reconnection works at Nakasero to evacuate more water and improve water supply in the central business district. Access Corporate
  • 28 Sep 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh Overpumping in Dhaka may threaten regional groundwater resources outside the city. A new paper published this week in Nature Communications describes the impact of groundwater overpumping in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The report predicts
  • 23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sisi emphasized the importance of fostering relations with fellow Nile Basin countries during a call with Irrigation and Water Resources Minister Mohamed Abdel Atty on August 20th. Al Sisi also stressed

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