Food Security

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  • 20 May 2019- 07:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt A newly-formed joint venture of Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors has been awarded a $739 Million USD contract to build the Bahr Albaqar wastewater treatment plant in north-west Egypt. Upon completion, it will be the largest in
  • 20 May 2019- 05:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MOGADISHU, Somalia National and international humanitarian aid agencies have called for immediate and robust response to the growing crisis in Somalia. “The number of people facing acute food shortages is increasing, but we are yet to see strong
  • 19 May 2019- 12:35 by Local Press Report VALLETTA Times of Malta Farmers with fields in the south of the island have complained about a sudden reduction in water for irrigation, which they say is the result of concurrent work on two reservoirs. Over 200 full-time and many other part-time farmers
  • 18 May 2019- 11:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BELEM, Brazil A federal court in Brazil has lifted a production embargo on Norsk Hydro aluminum production activities at the Alunorte facility. Operations have been curtailed since May 2018 following an environmental event the previous February that
  • 19 May 2019- 11:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany An intensive two-year period of interdisciplinary research across Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria has resulted in a comprehensive report, released on May 13, that examines the conflicts in the Lake Chad region and how climate change
  • 18 May 2019- 09:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Big industries throughout Europe are lobbying for significant and devastating changes to the EU water law, the Water Framework Directive (WFD), according to a coalition of environmental organizations. Living Rivers Europe, five
  • 20 May 2019- 05:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Sophisticated analyses of rainfall, temperatures, water availability and vegetation health point to the worse drought in years in Somalia. An estimated 2.2 million people or 18 percent of the population is facing sever hunger from July
  • 17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report HARARE The South Africa Zimbabwe has sold nearly 100 elephants to China and Dubai for a total price of $2.7 million over six years, the country’s wildlife agency said Wednesday, citing overpopulation. Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe
  • 14 May 2019- 12:48 by Local Press Report NAIROBI The Standard, Kenya Eleven people died in North Horr Constituency in Marsabit County following conflict over watering point between Kenyan and Ethiopian herders. Local officials in Forole area on Monday said the violence began after suspected
  • 14 May 2019- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Info Port Louis, Mauritius An International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)-supported study has deployed isotopic techniques to identify that agricultural activities, illegal sewage disposal and animal breeding could be among the sources of nitrogen pollution in urban
  • 13 May 2019- 11:41 by Local Press Report TRIPOLI The Libya Observer The Man-made River Administration (MMRA) revealed in its annual report for 2018, published last Wednesday that the project has been exposed to 106 attacks during the year 2018. The report pointed out that the major share of the
  • 13 May 2019- 07:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEPFI), in consultation with twenty leading investment vehicles, has launched a comprehensive investor guidance document to help assess how climate change and climate action
  • 12 May 2019- 09:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos The World Bank has announced commitment to address mother and child malnutrition and to improve access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) services in four northern provinces of Laos. A $27 Million USD commitment to the Reducing
  • 11 May 2019- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRIDGETOWN, Barbados The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has committed $45.6 Million USD to its first single-country investment in the Caribbean to support the Water Sector Resilience Nexus for Sustainability in Barbados (WSRN S-Barbados) project. GCF is a
  • 13 May 2019- 06:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France On the eve of the World Hydropower Congress in Paris, WWF and The Nature Conservancy have launched an assessment of how the renewable energy revolution can solve the world’s climate and energy challenge without further sacrificing free

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