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  • 19 Apr 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The World Bank has approved two new agreements to improve climate resilience and agricultural productivity for small farmers, and support infrastructure development in Sri Lanka. Under the Climate Smart Irrigated Agriculture Project,
  • 13 Jan 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The Kalu Ganga River Development Project in central Sri Lanka has been officially opened by President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena and the Saudi Ambassador to the country. The $57 Million USD project is designed to create a
  • 15 Jun 2018- 11:42 by OOSKAnews Info COLOMBO, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka's National Water Supply and Drainage Board is investing $1.2 Billion USD to increase access to safe drinking water, but high borrowing costs, leaky pipes, and volatile weather may require more alternative financing, a finance
  • 17 Jun 2018- 10:40 by Local Press Report COLOMBO The Island Sri Lanka will strengthen its environmental law to enable more affective action against growing industrial pollution, urban waste disposal and illegal buildings. The law provides the legal framework for the coordination of all sectors
  • 4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Colombo Page The National Water Supply and Drainage Board says that it has been compelled to acquire a certain quantity of water from the Rajanganaya reservoir for the Thambuttegama water supply scheme and related projects due to the heavy demand for
  • 1 Dec 2017- 08:39 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Public Finance International The Asian Development Bank has approved an additional $120m in loans to bring drinking water to urban areas of Sri Lanka. In 2010, the ADB lent Jaffna Peninsula, one of Sir Lanka’s least developed regions, $90m to support
  • 31 May 2017- 13:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it is reaching the most vulnerable communities affected by the floods in Sri Lanka with clean water and safe shelters as the island's worst flooding in years has impacted almost
  • 31 May 2017- 11:38 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Al Jazeera Flooding and mudslides have killed at least 151 people in Sri Lanka as emergency teams rushed to distribute aid to another half a million people displaced by the island's worst flooding in more than a decade. Climate Development Aid
  • 7 Feb 2017- 09:58 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Economy Next France will train senior staff of Sri Lanka’s water utility to better manage water resources and reduce waste at a time it is coping with a severe drought amid modernisation of decades-old pipelines and treatment plants. Access
  • 4 Nov 2016- 12:39 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Lanka Business Online Sri Lanka has entered into a agreement with the Asian Development Bank to obtain 60 million dollars to implement clean drinking water facilities in the island’s chronic kidney disease prone areas, Wednesday. Access Health
  • 5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Asian Tribune Chairman Fred Hochberg of the Export-Import Bank (EXIM) of the United States visited the Badulla site of the $64.9 million EXIM-funded water reservoir project yesterday. The water-supply project will integrate new and rehabilitated
  • 21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report TANGALLE Daily News People resident in and around Tangalle as well as the Angunakolapelessa Divisional Secretariat Division are facing a grave drinking water problem due to the current drought, said Hambantota GA, W.H. Karunaratne. He said pipe borne water
  • 11 Aug 2016- 09:51 by Local Press Report COLOMBO Economy Next The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is giving Sri Lanka another loan of $128 million to fund safe water and waste water management in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo and suburbs. The ADB loan agreement with the government of Sri Lanka signed
  • 30 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka An international consortium led by Germany’s Lahmeyer International GmbH has won a consultancy contract from the Sri Lankan government for the first phase of the Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program. The joint venture also
  • 16 Oct 2015- 08:44 by Local Press Report COLOMBO International Water Management Institute Pay Drechsel, a German visionary research leader in the agriculture-sanitation interface of developing countries, has been named the winner of the 2015 IWA Development Award to be given on Sunday in Amman,