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  • 14 Dec 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Climate change will hit the water-scarce Arab world harder than many other parts of the world and poses a serious threat to agricultural output in the area, according to a UN Population Fund (UNFPA) report on climate change which launched
  • 14 Dec 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report KAMPALA The New Vision (Uganda) The quality of Kamapal's water supply is deteriorating, according to professors and scientists from Maker ere University and the University of Bergen in Norway. They conducted a four-year study that determined that Lake
  • 9 Dec 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHILE, SANTIAGO c hile's Supreme Court at the end of November ruled unanimously in favor of granting a water flow of 9 liters per second to the communities of Chusmiza and Usmagama. The case before the court pitted the two Aymara communities from
  • 7 Dec 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG A new study underscored the need for Hong Kong to devise a water policy that goes beyond cross-border negotiations over supply and pricing, in light of rising climate change threats and competition for water resources. The study, "Liquid
  • 30 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW DELHI, India India in mid-November invited Pakistan for talks over the Kishenganga power project in the northern Jammu and Kashmir state. Islamabad has previously threatened to involve the World Bank in arbitrating the contentious issue. India&#039
  • 30 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YEMEN, SANAA A Yemeni government official meet with a German KfW Bank representative on November 22 to discuss further cooperation between the two parties in the water sector. In the meeting between Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and
  • 18 Nov 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UNITED NATIONS Conflicts over water are often at the heart of regional instability, yet could become catalyst for cooperation and peace if managed properly, a leading expert in water resource policy and conflict resolution told a United Nations panel
  • 18 Nov 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PERU, LIMA Peruvian President Alan Garcia and Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa signed an agreement creating a permanent bi-national committee to manage the Zarumilla river basin, located on the border of the two countries. The main goal of the
  • 18 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UNITED NATIONS Conflicts over water are often at the heart of regional instability, yet could become catalyst for cooperation and peace if managed properly, a leading expert in water resource policy and conflict resolution told a United Nations panel
  • 16 Nov 2009- 19:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UNITED NATIONS Conflicts over water are often at the heart of regional instability, yet could become catalyst for cooperation and peace if managed properly, a leading expert in water resource policy and conflict resolution told a United Nations panel
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent UNITED NATIONS Conflicts over water are often at the heart of regional instability, yet could become catalyst for cooperation and peace if managed properly, a leading expert in water resource policy and conflict resolution told a United Nations panel
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent South Africa, MIDRAND Anew World Bank study on 24 African countries found that Sub-Saharan Africa's infrastructure is in such a bad state that it will cost an estimated $93 billion USD a year for the next decade to improve, which means there is a
  • 16 Nov 2009- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent AMMAN, Jordan Armed conflict could occur in the Middle East over water resources, according to a Jordanian political science professor. Dr. Ghazi Al-Rababah told Amman newspaper Al-Arab Al-Yawm that Israel would go to war with Lebanon, Syria and Egypt
  • 9 Nov 2009- 13:48 by Local Press Report DOHA, Qatar The Peninsula (Qatar) Cooperation in water sharing is the only way to avoid conflict over water shortages in the Middle East, according to experts speaking at a panel on Water, Energy and Climate Change in the Gulf, hosted by Georgetown University
  • 4 Nov 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report Mexico, LOS ANGELES United States Environmental Protection Agency U.S. and Mexican officials met at the Rincon Band Indian Reservation from October 27-29 to discuss a variety of environmental issues and announce millions of dollars in grants. The sixth Border

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