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  • 20 Nov 2006- 08:26 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel Haaretz (Israel) —A source of contention between Israel and the Palestinian Authority has to do with water resources, said Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Shimon Peres. "The main problem today in our region is more economic than political
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI — The Arab Gulf region is one of the world's driest areas in terms of water, but when it comes to money, the oil-rich region is pouring investments locally and globally into this sector. But is it enough? World Bank
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria — Algeria's state owned energy company Algerian Energy Company (AEC) is set to scale up of its proposed desalination plant at Cap Blanc. At a meeting with potential bidders for the contract, AEC said the company is developing plans
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia — After an initial mixed response, Tunisian officials say there is growing international interest in the country's El Attar wastewater project. The project will construct a 50,000 cubic-meter-per-day wastewater treatment plant. The
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, SHARJAH —Areas of Sharjah still face water shortages, despite efforts by the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA). Maysaloon and Al Mussala areas and some industrial parts of the emirate are still affected by the scarcity
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda The Monitor (Uganda) — Uganda's National Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC) will build two water reservoirs in the country's Mukono district. The general manager of Kampala Water, Harrison Mutikanga, told Mukono district councilors
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report nairoBi, Kenya The Nation (Kenya) —The Kenyan government will expand all the country's irrigation projects by the end of the year. Water and Irrigation Minister Mutua Katuku said the move would increase productivity and food security and create jobs,
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report DOHA, Qatar MENA Report/alBawaba.com — The private sector must help countries in the Middle East and North Africa develop their infrastructure in order to resolve water shortages in the region, according to United Arab Emiratesbased Metito International, Inc
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent united arab emirates, ABU DHABI, ZIMBABWE, HARARE — With a water distribution system unable to meet demand, infrastructure in need of upgrade and the country unable to attract funds it needs to fix the problem, Zimbabwe's two largest cities see no
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI Al Bawaba (www.albawaba.com) — The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) has raised $3.5 billion USD as part of a strategy for the company's international growth in the water and power industry. TAQA CEO Peter Barker
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Arab News (Saudi Arabia) — Saudi Arabia's Alkhorayef Commercial Co. Ltd. is joining KSB International in a strategic partnership deal for projects in water desalination, sewage, agriculture and oil. Abdulrahman Alkhorayef, chairman
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia will spend $106.7 million USD on a project to pump water from the Empty Quarter (Rub al Khali) to the southwestern city of Najran. RubAI-Khali, one of the largest sand deserts in the
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt — The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources plans to recycle agricultural wastewater to avoid water shortages in the country. The ministry's draft plan aims to increase water resources by recycling about 8 billion cubic
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — A government fund is improving access to water in Mwingi district of eastern Kenya. The Constituency Development Fund (CDF), established in 2003 to provide direct funding to community projects in all 210 constituencies in the country,
  • 12 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Under pressure from the World Bank, Sierra Leone is mulling over whether to privatize its water supply. But human rights groups in the country oppose the move, saying it will put a basic commodity beyond the financial reach of

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