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  • 20 Sep 2018- 07:23 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland Senegal has become the second country outside the pan-European region to sign the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention). In doing so, Senegal aims to support the efforts
  • 19 Sep 2018- 08:49 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Hydro World The National Water Agency of Brazil (ANA) is suspending the granting of rights to use water resources for new hydro projects in the Pantanal region until May 2020. This decision will affect projects that did not begin commercial
  • 18 Sep 2018- 08:07 by Local Press Report BEIJING Foreign Policy Magazine Two decades of financial data, evolving business and cultural ties, and the latest news from the just-concluded Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing suggest that the China-Africa relationship defies simple
  • 8 Sep 2018- 08:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States An August 2018 Report by the World Resources Institute (WRI) reviews key drivers behind links between water risk and security threats, conflict, migration and food security. “ Water, Security and Conflict ” is intended for
  • 8 Sep 2018- 09:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States A World Bank-United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO joint discussion paper published August 28 finds that institutional failures to address water-related challenges can act as risk multipliers, compounding
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAKAR, Senegal The health ministers of 47 African countries adopted August 28 the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Regional Framework for the Implementation of the Global Strategy for Cholera Prevention and Control thereby pledging to implement key
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China Chinese authorities announced August 29 that its efforts to create a national database for water networks has been completed. The database includes every river of more that 500 meters in length and each standing body of water larger than
  • 8 Sep 2018- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Info TEL AVIV, Israel Israel’s Water Authority announced at the end of August that, even with an increase in rainfall over previous years, the country can expect the country's 5 year drought to continue. Three threshold lines mark the water status in the Kinneret
  • 31 Aug 2018- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Info SANTIAGO, Chile Chilean water authorities announced August 23 that the government is preparing new restrictions on the extraction of water from the lithium-rich Salar de Atacama salt flats. Existing permits allow for extraction that is six times more than what
  • 8 Sep 2018- 08:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockholm's annual water event, World Water Week, concluded August 31. The conference, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), attracted more than 3,600 participants from 133 countries who attended nearly
  • 28 Aug 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI First Post The Centre has refused to accept aid relief of $100 million, reportedly offered by the United Arab Emirates, citing policy, but its own 2015 policy allows such aid to be accepted "as a goodwill gesture". "The Government of
  • 28 Aug 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report ST ELIZABETH Jamaica Observer The National Water Commission (NWC) is reporting that the persistent practice of illegally connecting to the piped water supply network is wreaking havoc on its distribution operations, especially in several areas of St
  • 22 Aug 2018- 09:35 by OOSKAnews Info GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF this week released an “update” of its 2013 Water Stewardship Brief paper. The initial document outlined a vision of water stewardship, but was also intended to be a roadmap for the future. The 2013 brief was well
  • 22 Aug 2018- 07:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DELHI, India Experts have claimed that the devastation caused by monsoon floods in Kerala, India would have been less severe if dam water had been released in preceding months. Catastrophic flooding killed at least 370 people and displaced 780,000 in
  • 21 Aug 2018- 09:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, United States The US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) announced this week that it had received 62 letters of interest (LOIs) collectively requesting $9.1 Billion USD in loans from a wide range of prospective borrowers in response to

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