Food Security

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  • 20 Feb 2019- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The Australian Academy of Science released a report February 10 examining the recent devastating fish deaths in the Darling River. The report was commissioned by the opposition Labor Party (ALP) to examine the causes of why millions of
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, Renee Martin-Nagle, a PhD Researcher at the University of
  • 20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, to water and the environment, and improve
  • 19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report GAZA CITY Duke University Israel’s targeting of agricultural, water and energy infrastructures in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has had dire impacts on human welfare and livelihoods in both locations, a new report by researchers at Duke University and the
  • 19 Feb 2019- 06:44 by Local Press Report THE HAGUE WWF Myanmar and Zambia both face a major stumbling block – not a lack of private sector funds but a lack of viable, sustainable bankable water projects for companies and financial institutions to invest in. Which is why this agreement between FMO,
  • 18 Feb 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report HYDERABAD The Express Tribune The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) has claimed that 22,000 cusecs water, which is enough to irrigate over 43,000 acres of land per day, goes missing due to leakages and theft between Besham, a city in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP)
  • 16 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report TOKYO Nikkei Asian Review Japan will call on operators of critical infrastructure, such as water and electricity, to caution against procuring telecommunications equipment that have the risk of containing malicious software. The warning will appear in Japan&
  • 20 Feb 2019- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland International NGO WWF has implemented an upgrade to its Water Risk Filter,  an online tool aimed to help companies and financial institutions mitigate water risk to operations and assets. The Water Risk Filter tool now provides
  • 16 Feb 2019- 08:08 by Local Press Report Santa Maria CA Food Safety News The new investigative report about romaine lettuce contamination drew comments Wednesday from both FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb and Deputy Commissioner Frank Yiannas. The report looks at the most recent romaine E. coli
  • 15 Feb 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON, VA New research reinforces the case that climate change will result in an increase in natural disasters, unstable availability to water and changing agricultural practices. "Climate Change and Psychology: Effects of Rapid Global Warming on
  • 14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report BAGO Frontier Myanmar Since 2010, a construction boom in Myanmar has fuelled sharp growth in the extraction of sand from the Irrawaddy River that is then used in cement and asphalt. Environmental groups say this dredging is destabilising the river and
  • 14 Feb 2019- 11:58 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Smithsonian Magazine Since the dawn of conflict, armed groups have targeted water as both a tactic and potential weapon of war. In savaging rivers, wells, lakes and more, attacking troops punish locals for their lack of support—or render the
  • 13 Feb 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRISBANE, Australia The India-owned Adani Group mining company has admitted that coal-contaminated water again overflowed from their Abbot Point Operations in Queensland, Australia during heavy rainfall February 7, and that it had not applied for an
  • 13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). At the annual African Union conference hosted
  • 12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report DELHI India, which is in the midst of its development journey, may face a grave water crisis in the future. According to a government think tank report, based on data collected from 24 of the country’s 29 states, as many as 600 million people are currently

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