Development Aid

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  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Herald —The European Union and the United Nations Children's Fund are partnering for a $29 million USD program to improve water and sanitation in Ethiopia. The program will provide access to clean drinking water for 1
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya, RIYADH, Saudi Arabia—Saudi Arabia's 2007 national budget, the —Western Union Foundation has partnered with Post Bank, Diamond Trust Bank Kenya and Kenya Commercial Bank to fund phase one of a $1.4 million USD water infrastructure
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI Khaleej Times/Gulf News (United Arab Emirates) —Sembcorp Utilities has won the bid for privatization of the Union Water and Electricity Company, which operates the $1.4 billion Fujairah independent water and power project. The
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates) — Four Persian Gulf countries- the United Arab Emirates Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain- are expected to spend some $150 billion USD on infrastructure projects in the next three years. A report by
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report MANAMA, Bahrain Mena Report — Bahrain-based Ithmaar Bank is co-sponsoring a new $2 billion USD Shariacompliant fund aimed at regional infrastructure investment. The main sectors targeted for the fund are water, power and utilities, health care, education,
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report KAMPALA, Uganda New Vision (Uganda) — Uganda's Directorate of Water Development wants to reduce the amount of outflow from Lake Victoria to alleviate the problem falling water levels. The directorate and other stakeholders are calling for the reduction
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Business Day (South Africa) — South Africa's Water Affairs and Forestry Ministry is still investigating the effects of three jet fuel spillages at the OR Tambo International Airport, which caused significant pollution of
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report united arab emirates, ABU DHABI AME Info — The Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority is co-sponsoring an environmental exhibition in the emirate at the end of January. TheADNOC group of companies is the main sponsor of ENVIRONMENT 2007 Exhibition &
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso UN Integrated Regional Information Networks — The government of Burkina Faso has shut off pumps to 11 deep water wells and may shut down more, after residents in the north part of the country have shown signs of arsenic poisoning.
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Iraq, BAGHDAD — By the end of 2006 Iraq's Ministry of Water Resources had awarded 168 projects with a total cost of $113 million USD. Ghazi Abdul Rahman Qader, director general of the State Directorate of Commercial Affairs at the water resources
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report LAGOS, Nigeria This Day (Nigeria) — An international water policy group is criticizing the Nigerian government's decision to merge the water resources ministry and another ministry. The government is folding the Ministry of Water Resources into the
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report GHANA, ACCRA Public Agenda (Ghana) — Ghana's water ministry put a draft national water policy before the cabinet. Deputy Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, Cecilia Dapaah, said the ministry's water directorate drafted the policy, which
  • 8 Jan 2007- 06:53 by Local Press Report RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Gulf News (United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia is looking into a possible $5.3 billion USD national water project. The Saudi Water Bank, as the groundwater project is being called, would likely be carried out in the northern region of
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — In the coming year Saudi Arabia finds itself on the cusp of a privatization drive that may be the best means of reforming a leaky, inefficient, and inadequate water sector. The investment climate in the Middle East is strong for
  • 17 Dec 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TRIPOLI, LIBYA — The construction Gold Rush in Libya has yet to happen. Decades of trade sanctions, a command economy, and corruption have left the country in a state of arrested development. In the nearly three years since the United States and

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