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  • 3 Jan 2019- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Info Washington DC, United States The world’s first index designed to inform asset owners and investment managers of water risk embedded in equities held in investment portfolios has been announced. Financial water risk will affect $145 Trillion USD in global assets
  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) have announced a joint effort to fund the expansion of the As Samra wastewater treatment plant in Jordan, in part to address the continuing
  • 3 Jan 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Department of Energy (USDOE) has announced the establishment of an Energy-Water Desalination Hub which is slated to receive up to $100 Million USD subject to appropriations. The Hub, announced in December, will focus
  • 3 Jan 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KIGALI, Rwanda In an expansion of Rwanda’s Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program, the African Development Bank is to provide additional funding of $130 Million USD. In November 2017, the Bank approved an initial $171 Million USD under two
  • 3 Jan 2019- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Oil companies operating in Vaca Muerta, one of the world’s largest unconventional reserves of oil and gas, are illegally dumping thousands of tons of toxic oil and industrial waste in open ponds in the sensitive Patagonia
  • 3 Jan 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom New research describes how climate-change-related extreme weather events in 2018 affected every populated continent causing injury and displacement of millions and costing billions of dollars. The report, released by Christian Aid
  • 2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland At the November 29 event in Geneva celebrating forty years of the Genevois Aquifer Agreement, OOSKAnews caught up with international delegate Luiz Amore, former Head of Foreign Affairs of the National Water Agency (ANA) of Brazil.
  • 2 Jan 2019- 12:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day seminar "Shared Management of Resources:
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland A forty year success story of transboundary governance by Switzerland and France of the Genevois Aquifer ("Nappe du Genevois") was celebrated in Geneva November 29 with a one-day seminar "Shared Management of Resources
  • 16 Dec 2018- 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DODOMA, Tanzania President John Magufuli of Tanzania has signed a deal for the construction of a hydro-electric power plant on the Rufiji River in the Selous Game Reserve, a UNESCO world heritage site, attracting criticism from environmental groups. A
  • 14 Dec 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info NABLUS, Palestine The government of Israel has informed Palestinian landowners that a new 7-kilometer water pipeline is to be constructed between two illegal settlements in the northern portion of the West Bank. The pipeline is to go through farmland own by
  • 12 Dec 2018- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US government agencies this week proposed a redefinition of “waters of the United States” that “clarifies” federal authority under previous President Obama’s Clean Water Act. Environmentalist groups say that many of the
  • 12 Dec 2018- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has earmarked up to $2.4 Billion USD for water and environmental infrastructure projects in 46 states, affecting 936,000 rural Americans. In making the new investment  announcement
  • 11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder and secretariat coordinator for the Alliance
  • 12 Dec 2018- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) has approved a $125 Million USD grant for a drinking water supply system in Haiti’s north region. The project will include urban, periurban, and rural areas. The project intends to

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