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  • 15 Mar 2019- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Info NAIROBI, Kenya The government of China's actions in restoring urban rivers have been described by the UN Human Settlement Program (UN-Habitat) as a good example for other countries where rapid development of cities has impacted the health of fresh water
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report AMMAN Xinhua News China's State Development & Investment Corporation (SDIC) said Wednesday it is interested in investing in Jordan in several sectors including energy and infrastructure. In a meeting between Jordan's Minister of State Muhannad
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS The National The impact of years of conflict-related environmental damage in Syria will have long-term repercussions on the livelihoods of civilians that urgently need to be mitigated, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) warned on the side
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard The conflict pitting Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), which has developed a Sh1.6 billion hydro-power project on Gura River, and Tetu Aberdare Water and Sanitation Company Limited (Teawasco) has been going on for a while. Teawasco
  • 14 Mar 2019- 12:04 by Local Press Report KHULNA The Independent The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) is planning a Tk 11,000 crore project to repair embankments in four upazilas (counties) to tackle river erosion. Under this project, at least 82 kilometres of vulnerable dyke parts will be
  • 13 Mar 2019- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Strategic Foresight Group (SFG), an India-based international think-tank engaged in crafting new policy concepts that enable decision makers to prepare for a future in uncertain times, has released a monthly Bulletin which covers
  • 13 Mar 2019- 07:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India An Indian government Minister said this week that the country had stopped more than a half-a-million acre-feet of water of three eastern rivers, the Ravi, Beas and Sutlej, from flowing into Pakistan. India's move is not in breach
  • 13 Mar 2019- 07:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERN, Switzerland The Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation (SDC) Global Program Water (GPW) and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) have partnered to develop a Blue Peace Index and a supporting research program to promote the idea of the
  • 12 Mar 2019- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved March 6 a $13.5 Million USD loan to Romania's Alba County Regional Water Company. When complete, Alba County, In Transylvania, will be in compliance with European Union (EU) water and
  • 11 Mar 2019- 05:59 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI The Siasat Daily The World Bank has provided additional financing of 137 million dollars (about Rs 960 crore) for the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) to rehabilitate and modernize over 220 selected large dams in six states. The
  • 8 Mar 2019- 11:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The United States Supreme Court has ruled for the first time that The World Bank Group and other international organizations can be sued in the US when international investments go wrong and damage the environment. The World
  • 8 Mar 2019- 11:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore In the latest development in the saga of Singapore’s troubled Hyflux Ltd, the country's national water agency, PUB, has issued a notice of default regarding Hyflux’s inability to keep the corporation's flagship Tuaspring
  • 8 Mar 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The BNP Paribas Foundation, under its Climate Initiative program, is funding new research at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to examine the human impact on global warming in the global South. The international, multidisciplinary
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Middle East Monitor Israeli forces and the Israeli Civil Administration cut the water supply to 2,600 of Palestinians living in communities in Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, northern occupied West Bank, yesterday. Israeli forces also cut off
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report FLORENCE CNN Italy could soon be forced to import olive oil to stem a dramatic decline in production, a climate scientist has warned, as extreme weather events wreak havoc with harvests and threaten a shortage of one of the country's most essential

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