Development Aid

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  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt, KAMPALA, Uganda —The Egyptian government is giving Uganda an additional $4.5 million USD to eliminate water hyacinth from the source of the Nile in the next three years, extending the $13.9 million USD in 2000 toward the Egypt-Uganda
  • 5 Nov 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report nairoBi, Kenya The Kenya Times — Kenya's water minister says the government's water sector reforms are on track to achieve the country's development goals and attract foreign investment. Addressing Kenyan business leaders, Water Minister John
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, SYRIA — Syria's worsening water shortages are bringing it closer to conflict with Turkey to the north and Jordan to the south. The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), which has taken the lead role in tackling Syria's
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — In a nation where the tourist board advertises "13 months of sunshine," water is on everyone's mind. This year alone, flooding in the fertile Awash River valley damaged farms and forced thousands of people from
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, JEDDAH — General Electric says it will be increasing its desalination business in the Middle East and Africa, citing increasing demand in the region. Its subsidiary, GE Water & Process Technologies, will be spearheading the move by
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel — A consortium including Kardan subsidiary Tahal Group and Triple R Energy, is planning to construct a pumped-storage hydroelectric power station at the Beit Shean Valley in Israel, at a total cost of $32.7 million. Pumped storage works
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Saudi Arabia, Israel, JEDDAH, HADERA — H2ID, a partnership of IDE Technologies and Housing and Construction, has won the tender for the establishment of a seawater desalination plant in a designated area within the grounds of the Hadera Power Plant. The
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel, ANGOLA, LUANDA Angola Press Agency-Anew Jordanian-Syrian dam could cut off the Jordan River's flow, an environmental group has warned. Friends of the Earth-Middle East said the "Unity Dam" project will cause the river's
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report Tanzania, ARUSHA Daily News (Tanzania)- Water levels in Lake Victoria have fallen in recent years, threatening the livelihoods of 30 million people in East Africa. A new report by the East African Legislative Assembly raises concerns about the social and
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel — Mekorot, Israel's national water corporation, has established a technology support unit, WaTech, to serve as a platform for getting Israeli water-related startups onto the wave of growth in the world water market. WaTech is a
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — In a move to quell current humanitarian disaster in the South of Sudan, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) has stepped up its investments in the region. According to USAID officials, it has
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates TradeArabia News Service- Palm District Cooling has received a $50 million USD Islamic finance facility from Dubai Islamic Bank to help finance the company's expansion. Palm District Cooling has received two other corporate
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report TORONTO, Canada OOSKAnews — Israel's national water carrier Mekorot has made a presentation to Canadian investors, academics, government authorities and water industry officials. The meetings, held in Vancouver and Toronto, were organized by the Canada
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by Local Press Report duBai, united arab emirates The Gulf Times (The United Arab Emirates)- Water resources are one of the United Arab Emirates' top priorities, according Environment and Water Minister Mohammad Saeed Al Kindi. In an interview with the Gulf Times, al Kindi
  • 29 Oct 2006- 23:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sierra Leone, KABALA — A $4 million USD loan to the Sierre Leone government from the Arab Bank for Economic Development will rehabilitate the water system for this remote township. When completed, it will be the first pipe-borne water to be provided in

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