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  • 7 Oct 2020- 07:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of China have agreed to collaborate in a $234.6 Million USD project to clean up water resources and the environment of the Sayu River Basin in Yunnan Province. The project includes
  • 4 Oct 2020- 08:22 by Local Press Report KALOKOL The Star The rising water level in Lake Turkana has displaced hundreds of people living along its shores and destroyed property. The water level in the lake has surged to unprecedented levels from 500 metres to 800 metres, submerging beaches, hotels,
  • 12 May 2020- 13:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat NANJING, China New research indicates that in the next 50 years, depending on global warming and population growth, as many as three billion people will be living in climate conditions that are considered unsuitably hot for humans. Global warming will
  • 29 Apr 2020- 10:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat Conakry, Guinea A new report from research and advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes construction of the Republic of Guinea's Souapiti dam as breaching human rights requirements for displaced persons. The group examines the impact of the
  • 28 Apr 2020- 07:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat KISUMU CITY, Kenya Heavy rains that have caused major flooding in and around Lake Victoria over the past two weeks have affected fisheries, restaurants, shops, homes and livelihoods in in Kenya and Uganda, with widespread destruction and displacement.
  • 30 Mar 2020- 07:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIJING, China As China’s fast economic growth and rise in food demand drive an increase in water use for agriculture and industry, a new study underscore the value and potential of technological adoptions to help design targets and incentives for water
  • 26 Mar 2020- 07:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat PARIS, France International humanitarian group Solidarites International this month released its 2020 "Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Barometer"  highlighting lack of access to safe drinking water and sanitation with focus on Africa, where human
  • 5 Feb 2020- 10:21 by Staff- Water Diplomat NAIVASHA, Kenya Kenya's Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has appealed a magistrate’s court's decision to acquit nine suspects who had been charged in causing the death of 48 people in May 2018 when a dam burst on the Patel farm in Solai,
  • 28 Jan 2020- 08:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by 2030 is a challenge but represents huge investment opportunity for the private sector through 2030, according to a new report from Standard Chartered Bank. The
  • 7 Aug 2019- 13:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission is mobilizing a further $56 Million USD in emergency humanitarian funding to help people in the Horn of Africa, where prolonged drought is having devastating consequences on food availability and livelihoods. The
  • 29 May 2019- 08:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent YORK, United Kingdom Researchers have found antibiotic pollution exceeding globally established “safe” levels in the world's rivers by as much as 300 times in some instances. Scientists looked for 14 commonly used antibiotics that are considered to
  • 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
  • 8 May 2019- 08:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ANTWERP, Belgium The health of Lake Victoria's ecosystem in East Africa is under an increasing threat attributed to the decline in hippopotamus populations. A 20 percent decline in population due to poaching, habitat loss, and human conflict has
  • 6 May 2019- 08:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) has completed its three-year review of the effect of modern civilization on natural world, publishing its long-anticipated assessment May 6. The
  • 7 May 2019- 06:40 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The 9th Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants, convened in Geneva from May 1, will address a global ban on the toxic chemical perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and other fluorinated organic

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