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  • 22 Apr 2019- 12:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Up to 60 investment entities seeking both a good commercial return and a meaningful impact through investment have adopted a set of nine  Operating Principles for Impact Management  to help define "Impact Investment
  • 19 Apr 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent COLOMBO, Sri Lanka The World Bank has approved two new agreements to improve climate resilience and agricultural productivity for small farmers, and support infrastructure development in Sri Lanka. Under the Climate Smart Irrigated Agriculture Project,
  • 17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report ZINTAN The Arab Weekly Zintan Mayor Mustafa al-Barouni said the city has suffered “injustice” and decades of marginalisation. “We find that some cities have basic services, telecommunications, roads, ports and job opportunities and others (such as Zintan)
  • 9 Apr 2019- 08:15 by Local Press Report TIRANA See News German development bank KfW, together with the European Union and Albania's government are co-financing a new rural water supply programme worth a total of 39.3 million euro ($44.0 million),according to the Albanian Development Fund (ADF)
  • 9 Apr 2019- 06:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad have agreed to "seek amicable solutions, including the possibility of dispute resolution through arbitration on a mutually agreed basis",
  • 8 Apr 2019- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Global Water Partnership (GWP) has launched a new publication, "Addressing Water in National Adaptation Plans (NAP) – Water Supplement to the UNFCCC NAP Technical Guidelines". A launch event was held at Korea Global Adaptation
  • 7 Apr 2019- 09:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The Director General of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization (UNFAO) has emphasized the necessity to “scale-up” innovation, policies and investments in the water sector in the Near East and North Africa (NENA) region. Citing
  • 4 Apr 2019- 11:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa The New Development Bank (NDB) has announced plans to double its loan book to $16 Billion USD. Established in 2014 to mobilize resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects in member states as well as other
  • 4 Apr 2019- 12:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Malaysia has commissioned a study, to be completed within 30 days, to examine withdrawing from the 1962 Malaysia-Singapore water sharing agreement. Together with the state government, Malaysia's National Water Services
  • 28 Mar 2019- 14:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Vietnam Water and Environment Investment Corporation JSC (VIWASEEN) has been "debarred" by the World Bank (WB) for fraud with respect to the World Bank-financed Mekong Delta Water Resource Management for Rural
  • 28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report KHASAVYURT OC Media More than 100 people have been hospitalized in Khasavyurt, a city in the Russian republic of Daghestan, with officials blaming the city’s water supply. According to the Daghestani branch of the Federal Service for the Oversight of
  • 28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC East-West Center Southeast Asia is often considered "a global hot spot for water crises", where clean water supplies and sanitation in many cities are fragmented and suffering from weak planning, monitoring, and investment. The
  • 28 Mar 2019- 09:13 by Local Press Report ATLANTA GA CNN News Record flooding in the Midwest is now threatening the safety of more than a million private water wells. The National Ground Water Association estimates that people living in more than 300 counties across 10 states have their groundwater
  • 26 Mar 2019- 09:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Ongoing tension among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan around the Grand Ehiopia Renaissance Dam could escalate into conflict with "severe humanitarian consequences," according to a March 2019 report from think tank International
  • 26 Mar 2019- 08:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Adrian Sym, Chief Executive of the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS), speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) OOSKAnewscast audio interview. This OOSKAnewscast was recorded on the occasion of the release of