Food Security

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  • 23 Jan 2019- 06:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer, has described violence and challenges in the Niger-Mali region as being due not only to conflict, but also effects of climate change that have diminished
  • 22 Jan 2019- 07:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Fukushima nuclear water crisis has been compounded by multiple technical failures and flawed decision making by the Japanese government and the TEPCO utility according to a new Greenpeace report. The report follows an October 2018
  • 22 Jan 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BASRA, Iraq Iraq’s new Prime Minister Adel Abdel-Mahdi promised improvements in water and electricity services during a first visit to Basra January 19. The country’s southern province has seen sustained and deadly civil unrest since a water crisis last
  • 21 Jan 2019- 09:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States A new report by the US Government’s General Accountability Office (GAO) criticizes actions of the administration of President Donald J Trump which, by rescinding Obama-era executive orders and strategies, have reduced the
  • 21 Jan 2019- 10:08 by Local Press Report KINGSTON Jamaica Information Service Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says the Government will continue to improve water systems islandwide to ensure access to the amenity to residents. Mr. Holness was speaking at the official launch of the
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report PHNOM PENH The Phnom Penh Post The government on Thursday issued a statement raising concerns of a drought, as El Nino threatens to cast a prolonged dry spell when it hits the Kingdom in April and May. Temperatures are forecast to soar up to 42 degrees
  • 18 Jan 2019- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia Villagers's in Zambia's Copper Belt are still waiting to find out whether their water contamination claim against a mining subsidiary of Vedanta Resources will be held in the United Kingdom or Zambia. The claimants are alleging
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report BERLIN Insurance Journal After a prolonged summer drought, the bustling traffic at one of the shallowest points on the Rhine ground to a halt for nearly a month late last year, choking off a critical transport artery. The impact damped Germany’s industrial
  • 18 Jan 2019- 11:06 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The Express Tribune Recharging our water aquifers is one way to help contend with our impending water crisis. Back in 2016, the Punjab government began a four-year project for recharging aquifers as part of its groundwater management and to develop
  • 18 Jan 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Former Pepsico CEO Indra Nooyi is being tipped for the Presidency of the World Bank Group (WBG). Officials of the administration of US President Donald J Trump, including his daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump, will
  • 18 Jan 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Norwegian aluminium smelter Norsk Hydro ASA announced January 16 that Pará State Secretary for Environment and Sustainability (SEMAS) has determined that operations at Alumina do Norte do Brasil S.A. (Alunorte) can now resume.
  • 17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Ethio.org Gidabo Dam, a 1.66 billion birr irrigation dam project, constructed in Gidabo dam at bordering areas of Oromia Regional State, Gigi Zone, and SNNP region in Sidama Zone, will be inaugurated next week. The construction work of the
  • 17 Jan 2019- 13:01 by Local Press Report OSOGBO Blueprint Billions of naira worth of water projects in Osun and Ogun states have failed to materialize or are in bad shape after being abandoned or poorly executed, according to investigation. The projects were awarded between 2012 and 2016 for over
  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, United States NGO Food and Water Watch has submitted a letter to the office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights alleging that the US is in breach of the UN's International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights with regard to the
  • 15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report SERENJE Lusaka Times A consortium of six commercial farmers in Serenje District of Central Province have come together under the umbrella name Luombwa Irrigation Company to construct a dam at a cost of US $12-million. Central Province Permanent Secretary (PS

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