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  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report PHI PHI ISLANDS Time Just days after Thailand’s world renowned Phi Phi Islands were praised for their environmental recovery, new details have emerged about the drinking water crisis in the holiday archipelago. A research team from Thailand’s Kasetsart
  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAGLIARI, Italy Italian anti-terrorism police have arrested a Palestinian man in Sardinia with links to the Islamic State group on suspicion that he was planning to poison water supply with ricin and anthrax in a terror plot. The police, after having
  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe The Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) are partnering to support project preparation, transaction management, resource mobilization, advocacy, capacity development,
  • 6 Dec 2018- 08:53 by OOSKAnews Info BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic The Kyrgyz Republic is to benefit from $38.6 Million USD loan and grant funding from the  Asian Development Bank (ADB)  to modernize irrigation systems, improve agriculture and land management, strengthen disaster risk management, and
  • 4 Dec 2018- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tegucigalpa, Honduras A court in Honduras has found seven men guilty of the murder of renowned environmental activist Berta Caceres who was shot dead in her home by gunmen in 2016 after receiving death threats for her opposition to the Aqua Zarca hydro
  • 4 Dec 2018- 08:54 by OOSKAnews Info NEW YORK NY, United States The UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in cooperation with Uzbekistan, Japan, Nigeria and Norway, has launched a "Multi-Partner Human Security Trust Fund" (MPHSTF) for the Aral Sea Region. The initiative marks a “new chapter for
  • 4 Dec 2018- 09:11 by OOSKAnews Info TOG WAJAALE, Somaliland An EU-funded UNICEF project to address water scarcity issues in four towns, affecting 800,000 people in Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, was inaugurated December 2. The Improving Urban Water Service Delivery Project in
  • 4 Dec 2018- 08:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States As the world’s governments meet in Katowice, Poland for COP24, The World Bank Group has announced a new set of climate targets for 2021-2025 with a key priority described by the Bank as boosting support for climate adaptation
  • 4 Dec 2018- 07:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States Cities in emerging markets have the potential to attract more than $29.4 Trillion USD in cumulative climate-related investments by 2030 according to a new report from the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The  report,
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report ROBERTSPORT Liberian Observer Three USAID-funded water projects, valued at US$29 million, were over the weekend dedicated. Implemented under the Capital Improvement Project, three water treatment facilities in the three provincial cities were restored with
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report SOBRADINHO PV Magazine International Brazilian hydroelectric power producer Companhia Hidroelétrica do São Francisco (Chesf), which serves several cities in the northeast of the country, has completed a 1 MW floating PV plant at the Sobradinho dam, a 175 MW
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report GENEVA United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner A UN human rights expert has called for urgent action by the Government of Ecuador to protect the rights of indigenous peoples as a surge in demand for extractive resources and new development
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report QUETTA The Express Tribune The Senate Standing Committee on Planning, Development and Reforms here on Thursday expressed its annoyance over the non-functioning of two million gallons desalination plant at Karwat in Gwadar and asked the department concerned of
  • 4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report PEMBROKE Funds Europe Bermuda-based Fidelity International has launched a sustainable water and waste fund, which will invest in sustainable investment opportunities within the water and waste management sectors. The dollar-denominated Sicav fund seeks to
  • 30 Nov 2018- 05:41 by Local Press Report DHAKA United News Bangladesh The government of Bangladesh, Asian Development Bank (ADB) and stakeholders organized a forum on “Establishing a Climate Risk Screening System for Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into National Development Budgeting

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