Food Security

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  • 5 Jun 2019- 11:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent IRVINE CA, United States Curtailment of essential water resources, as a consequence of a climate change-driven incident, would cause significant financial and societal hardship for up to at least 20 percent of the world’s population who live in stressed
  • 5 Jun 2019- 13:39 by Local Press Report ROPAR The Tribune Eighty-one buffaloes were washed away when the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) released water into the Sutlej river near Kalitran village here today. The BBMB was releasing water in the river since yesterday and today the flow of water
  • 5 Jun 2019- 13:37 by Local Press Report GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY The Guardian Scotland’s nature conservation agency last week painted an apocalyptic vision of a country devastated by the climate crisis, from polluted rivers to eroded peatlands and forests devoid of birds. Now comes a warning about another
  • 3 Jun 2019- 15:50 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos A compensation plan following a 2018 dam collapse in southern Laos is causing local concern, with some making assusations of a China food-land grab. Last July a dam at the Xe Pian Xe Namnoy (PNPC) hydropower project collapsed, causing
  • 3 Jun 2019- 15:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand None of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be met by Asian countries by the 2030 target date, according to a new UN report. The claim came at the launch of a 2019 SDG Progress Report at the 75th session of
  • 3 Jun 2019- 13:55 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Channel News Asia Temperatures passed 50 degrees Celsius in northern India as an unrelenting heatwave triggered warnings of water shortages and heatstroke. Several major cities, led by Chennai, have reported fears of water shortages as lakes and
  • 31 May 2019- 07:41 by Local Press Report CHENGDU Coindesk Government authorities in China’s Sichuan province are reportedly probing into local bitcoin mining farms that have allegedly been constructed without official approval. The Economic and Information Bureau in Garze – a mountainous area with
  • 29 May 2019- 07:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Delhi, India India officials have confirmed that China has commenced compliance this month with terms of Memoranda of Understanding with India regarding sharing of hydrological data on the Bramhaputra River. This information is critical during the
  • 23 May 2019- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan The European Union and the World Bank will join the government of Switzerland and the UK’s Department for International Development to fund approximately $8 Million USD to strengthen energy and water security in Central Asian
  • 23 May 2019- 11:01 by Local Press Report LONDON BBC News North Korea has said it is facing its “worst” drought in a century. But there was little mention of its severity in state media until the UN and South Korea warned of serious food shortages in the country. In true North Korean style, the
  • 23 May 2019- 11:09 by Local Press Report TIZNIT MENAFN "We refuse to be confined to a cage," declares nomadic herder Mouloud, asserting the rights and customs of his kin as they graze livestock in Morocco's southern expanses. But the herders' determination to roam freely has
  • 23 May 2019- 11:07 by Local Press Report RIFT VALLEY The Star The Kenya Wildlife Service has started a 100-day restoration of Lake Nakuru National Park. The park faces problems including pollution, human-wildlife conflict, farming, dumping of solid waste and untreated sewage. The park is also
  • 22 May 2019- 05:22 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA New Business Ethiopia Following water shortage within the hydrometric dams, the government of Ethiopia is forced to cut electric power supply for five hours every day across the nation for the coming two months. Koka, Melka Wakena and Gibe III
  • 20 May 2019- 08:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the
  • 20 May 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States In two separate funding transactions May 16 and 17, the World Bank underscored commitment to its investors to support global sustainability projects. In Tokyo, the bank issued a 13-year $52 Million USD bond to support