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  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report MUMBAI The Week Issues of unequal distribution, lack of planning, political interference and growing demand for water were giving rise to disputes among the different regions of Maharashtra, according to experts on the subject. Maharashtra received
  • 24 Nov 2018- 12:22 by Local Press Report TAIZ Middle East Eye With expensive fuel prices and damaged infrastructure, more than 12 million Yemenis are currently without access to clean water, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. In urban areas, many Yemenis now
  • 22 Nov 2018- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WINDHOEK, Namibia Authorities from Angola and Namibia this week inaugurated the Calueque-Oshakati cross-border water supply project, distributing water resources from the shared Cunene River. The project involves the rehabilitation and upgrading of
  • 21 Nov 2018- 14:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Minsk, Belarus The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are to extend loans to the city of Minsk, Belarus to finance modern wastewater management systems. The project will have significant
  • 21 Nov 2018- 12:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BAGHDAD, Iraq Health experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Ministry of Health and Environment in Iraq have released results from the laboratory tests conducted on water samples related to the investigation of cause of  multiple fish
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China A new report from Greenpeace in East Asia describes alarming rates of glacier melt in western China. Based on satellite data, Dr Liu Junyan concludes that “this is a wake-up call for China and the world. Glaciers in China supply water to
  • 21 Nov 2018- 13:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISTOL, United Kingdom A new report from the UK's University of Bristol has tracked birth and infant mortality rates in eight rural Ethiopian villages where water taps had been installed. Findings support that provision of a safe water supply
  • 22 Nov 2018- 09:38 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The Council of the European Union, which represents the executive governments of the EU's member states, adopted a number of conclusions on "Water Diplomacy" November 19. Citing water as a prerequisite for human survival
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report CAPE TOWN Eyewitness News The City of Cape Town has signed a R1.3 billion loan with the German Development Bank to target wastewater treatment. It forms part of a development cooperation agreement between South Africa and Germany aimed at helping to mitigate
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Africanews The African Development Bank's Board of Directors has approved two loans worth €235.763 million for the completion of construction work on Thwake dam on Thwake River in southern Kenya. This is a strategic water supply project for the
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report KUALA LUMPUR Star 2 The International Water Grid (IWG) is an under-ocean grid system constructed primarily of plastic pipes that will link rivers around the world to desert coastlines. From there, land distribution pipes and storage reservoirs will provide
  • 21 Nov 2018- 11:30 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Guardian China, Russia and Canada’s current climate policies would drive the world above a catastrophic 5C of warming by the end of the century, according to a study that ranks the climate goals of different countries. The US and Australia
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 megawatt project will double the country’s
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China The Asian Development Bank announced November 16 approval of a $300 Million USD loan to assist China’s Yangtze River Economic Development Plan (2016-2020). The project specifically promotes sustainable agriculture systems and protection
  • 19 Nov 2018- 13:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation, and Electricity (MOWIE) and Xylem Inc have signed a memorandum of understanding allowing Xylem to explore how the company's skills and technologies can be used to help Ethiopia

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