Food Security

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  • 22 Jul 2019- 08:03 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC The Jordan Times USAID’s current allocation to support Jordan’s water sector stands at around $80 million per year, according to a senior USAID official, who said that the agency is now working with the Kingdom in two main areas: source water
  • 22 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand's Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) has admitted that the Thai government can not directly mitigate the recent drop in Mekong River water levels, but looked to the resumption of upstream dam discharge to replenish
  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFA)) has issued a grim first report on progress towards achieving four critical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with respect to eradicating hunger, providing access to sanitation,
  • 21 Jul 2019- 12:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Over 400 police have been sent to the Tambo River Valley in Peru in order to contain the continuation of protests against the Tia Maria copper mine. Farmers in Peru’s Islay Province have declared strikes and initiated protests against US
  • 18 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Water use restrictions are in place in much of France as drought hits crisis level in much of the country. France has suffered from lack of rainfall since last summer, compounded by an unprecedented recent heatwave with temperatures
  • 16 Jul 2019- 15:42 by OOSKAnews Info LAUSANNE, Switzerland Research into Hepatitis E (HEV) disease indicates that population density and lack of clean water are factors that contribute to outbreaks. Anna Carratalà and Stéphane Joost of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 16 Jul 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Lima, Peru A strike by farmers in Peru’s Islay Province continued into a second day July 16, as protests continue against Southern Copper’s $1.4 Billion USD Tia Maria mining project. Hundreds of farmers have blocked the Panamerican Highway, and local
  • 16 Jul 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Thiruvananthapuram, India The Country Director, World Bank, India, this week described the recently signed $250 Million USD loan for the Resilient Kerala Program (RKP) which aims to enhance the state’s resilience against natural disasters and climate
  • 13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by TWD Staff ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Situation report issued by the United Nations Food and
  • 13 Jul 2019- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US President Donald Trump's administration is considering a veto of defense spending legislation which seeks to address PFAS chemical contamination of water resources. The White House has indicated that the
  • 13 Jul 2019- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Historically, terrestrial, freshwater and marine specialists have worked more or less independently from one another and, so far, the linkages between source-to-sea have not been fully explored, according to a newly published &quot
  • 10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries to tackle climate change, end all forms of
  • 10 Jul 2019- 08:04 by OOSKAnews Info SASKATOON SK, Canada As a part of research about water security in the Prairie provinces of Canada, scientists from the University of Saskatchewan investigated how people cope with water problems or learn to share scarce resources, like water, gas, oil and
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:33 by TWD Staff SONGBO, Korea The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has issued a $35 Million USD grant for water management and agriculture projects in the Indus River Basin in Pakistan. Home to nearly 90 million people, the Basin produces approximately 90 percent of the country’s agriculture
  • 8 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report CIBINONG The Jakarta Post The Bogor regency administration (West Java) has taken measures for the possibility of crop failures during this year's dry season. According to Bogor Regent Ade Yasin, most droughts happened in the east of Bogor regency, such

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