Food Security

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  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and Protocol meeting.  The London Convention, to
  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LONDON, United Kingdom The Horn of Africa is now experiencing the lowest cumulative rainfall totals since 1981. As a consequence nearly 13 million people, including 6.5 million children, are facing critical levels of hunger, Although the number of food
  • 14 Oct 2019- 06:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEHRAN, Iran Iran and the Netherlands are considering greater cooperation between the two countries in the water and power sectors. Following a Tehran meeting, both Iranian Deputy Minister of Energy for International Affairs Mohammad Ali Farahnakian and
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:11 by Local Press Report ABUJA APF President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria told the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York last month that the Lake Chad basin has shrunk significantly due to climate change, depriving many people of their livelihood in the region. Numerous
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:10 by Local Press Report NEW YORK NY United Nations With world hunger rising for the third year after decades of decline, delegates underscored the escalating impacts of climate change and the urgent need for more weather resilient farming, as the Second Committee (Economic and
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:13 by Local Press Report DURBAN Fruitnet The latest development in pursuing sustainable water use in South Africa has come from the Citrus Growers’ Association (CGA), which announced to growers recently that it has put together a number of bulletins addressing key areas highlighting
  • 12 Oct 2019- 11:12 by Local Press Report ABIDJAN African Development Bank The African Development Bank Group on 9 October, 2019 approved an African Development Fund (ADF) grant of $30 million and a $1.3 million grant from the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative Trust Fund for the upgrading
  • 14 Oct 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PALO ALTO CA, United States Researchers from Stanford University have developed a new interactive map  measuring nature’s contributions to human well-being suggests that as many as five billion people, particularly in Africa and South Asia, are likely
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:10 by Local Press Report CAIRO Zawya The Egyptian government has started implementing a plan for water conservation at a value of EGP 900 million, according to  the country’s prime minister Mostafa Madbouly. The plan includes shifting to modern irrigation systems, treating
  • 11 Oct 2019- 09:09 by Local Press Report ACCRA The Government of Ghana Ghana has called on West African countries to fully operationalise the ECOWAS Protocol of Transhumance, which is geared towards developing a more efficient pastoral industry to increase livestock productivity. Dr Gyiele Nurah, a
  • 10 Oct 2019- 11:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland Mara Tignino of Geneva Water Hubspeaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) “Water Diplomacy Talks” video interview. The subject is the "Geneva List" of legal principles on protection of water
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY 7 News (Australia) A massive metal detector attached to a helicopter is being flown over large parts of NSW to help farmers discover water and mineral sources. The airborne electromagnetic survey over the state's drought-stricken central west
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States In a 3 October opinion article distributed by more than 170 news outlets, Unite Nations Secretary-General António Guterres reaffirmed his concerns over the threats posed by climate change and acknowledged that “the science is
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARSEILLE, France An outcomes document of the High Level Strategic Workshop on Water and Climate, sponsored by the World Water Council, has been made available in advance of the COP25 meeting in Santiago in December. With the theme of “ Raising ambitions
  • 9 Oct 2019- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HONG KONG, China New analysis of China's Yangtze River basin indicates that six of the eleven provinces on the Yangtze River economic belt are water stressed. Representing about one-third of all the water flowing through Chinese rivers, the Yangtze

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