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  • 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”
  • 3 Oct 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines "About 300 million people in the Asia and Pacific region do not have improved access to water and 1.7 billion lack access to basic sanitation," ADB president Takehiko Nakao said October 2 at the Asia Water 2018 forum in
  • 18 Jul 2018- 08:53 by Local Press Report MANILA Xinhuanet News Philippine Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez said on Tuesday that there will be no dangers of so-called debt trap from the China-funded infrastructure projects, adding all the programs are "economically viable" and positive
  • 11 Jul 2018- 13:19 by Local Press Report MANILA Water and Waste Digest Daegu City, South Korea has submitted a proposal of co-operation to the Philippines to explore advanced technology for wastewater treatment and water quality systems. The proposal involves a government-to-government agreement to
  • 14 May 2018- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Phillipines Philippines Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez has denied claims that China may be asking the country for natural resources as collateral for loans and other financing support related to water projects. “There’s no collateral here,
  • 12 Mar 2018- 08:14 by Local Press Report MANILA Manila Bulletin The National Irrigation Administration (NIA) and China CAMC Engineering Co. Ltd. yesterday announced the signing of the P4.37 billion Chico River Pump Irrigation Project (Chico River PIP), one of the priorities identified by the
  • 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
  • 22 May 2017- 11:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YOKOHAMA, Japan Emphasis was placed on regional water security at this month’s fiftieth annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Japan. ADB President Takehiko Nakao told the gathering that investment in infrastructure would remain a
  • 1 Nov 2016- 10:10 by Local Press Report MANILA Inquirer.net According to Maynilad Water Services Inc. president and CEO Romancito Fernandez, disaster risks—the 49-year-old Angat reservoir system sits on the West Valley Fault in Bulacan province—and climate change have made Metro Manila doubly
  • 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
  • 5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by Local Press Report MANILA Clean Technology Business Review The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $200m loan for the installation of energy efficient LED lights and water pumps across India. The aim is to install about 1.5 million LED street lamps, 42 million LED
  • 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
  • 5 Aug 2016- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Egypt has requested reinstatement of its membership in the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which it suspended in 2010, Ethiopian Water, Irrigation and Energy Ato Motuma Mekassa said this week. The Ethiopian News Agency quoted Mekassa

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