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  • 18 Mar 2020- 11:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Following Ethiopia’s effective withdrawal from US-brokered negotiations around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, the governments of both Egypt and Ethiopia are engaging in international lobbying
  • 19 Dec 2019- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Senior representatives of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt are set to meet again in Washington DC in January over outstanding issues related to the controversial Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said
  • 24 Sep 2019- 05:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Egypt's Foreign Minister (FM) Sameh Shoukry has expressed frustration with Ethiopia’s stance on filling the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). More OOSKAnews Coverage OF GERD (30-plus articles) Shoukry’s comments, in an interview in
  • 17 Sep 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Tripartite ministerial negotiations around the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have stalled, according to the Egyptian ministry of irrigation. A 16 September statement by the Egyptian Ministry of
  • 30 Jul 2019- 10:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAIRO, Egypt Ethiopia Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew has expressed his country’s enthusiasm to strengthen bilateral relations with Egypt and a commitment to resume negotiations on the contentious, and massive, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on
  • 11 May 2019- 09:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt At least 52 million people in the Near East and North Africa region (NENA) suffer from chronic undernourishment amid a spread in conflicts and protracted crises since 2011, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization
  • 7 Apr 2019- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Director General of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (UNFAO) has emphasized the necessity to “scale-up” innovation, policies and investments in the water sector in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region. Citing
  • 18 Mar 2019- 09:07 by Local Press Report CAIRO Kuwait News Agency Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmad Abul Gheit said Saturday the phenomenon of water shortage became a source of social and economic instability in some Arab countries. The manifestations of this problem have been clearly seen
  • 24 Apr 2018- 12:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, EGYPT The Parliament of Egypt April 21 passed legislation banning cultivation of crops that require high volumes of water, as concerns increase that the upstream Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will negatively impact water flow for agriculture in
  • 4 Mar 2018- 11:02 by Local Press Report CAIRO Egypt Independent Egypt did not receive any notification from Ethiopia about filling the reservoir of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), an official source familiar with GERD negotiations said on Saturday. The source, who spoke on condition of
  • 6 Sep 2016- 06:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The meeting of Egyptian, Ethiopian and Sudanese officials to sign an agreement for technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project, scheduled to take place in Khartoum this week, has been postponed until further notice, Waleed
  • 2 Sep 2016- 11:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The irrigation and water resources ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, next week to sign agreements with consultants to carry out studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project. Egyptian
  • 25 Aug 2016- 10:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TASHKENT, Uzbekistan Uzbek police have detained four Kyrgyz citizens in a disputed border zone, in the latest flare-up of tensions between the two nations over the Kasan-Sai Reservoir. Kyrgyzstan’s border service reported on August 24th that the men
  • 24 Aug 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will sign the contracts for technical studies on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on September 5th and 6th, Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman
  • 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

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