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  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:52 - NAIROBI - Local Press Report

    Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) is facing a big dilemma on whether to relocate hundreds of wildlife from Ndere Island National Park, as rising waters in Lake Victoria threaten the existence of the pro

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:54 - NEW DELHI - Local Press Report

    China and India could resolve their deadly border conflict in the Himalayas by turning all the disputed areas into a nature reserve, an Indian scientist has written.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 10:07 - DUSHANBE, Tajikistan - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The United Nations’ Cross-border Cooperation for Sustainable Pease and Development programme is yielding successful results in modernising water management along the Isfara River running between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 09:50 - BEIJING, China - Staff - Water Diplomat

    China's Ministry of Water Resources upgraded its emergency response for flood control from Level Four to Level Three on 4 July, as incessant rains continue across the country. Level One is the highest level of response.

  • 6 Jul 2020 - 09:56 - Banjul, The Gambia - Staff - Water Diplomat

    An additional $43 Million USD additional World Bank funding will be applied to The Gambia’s Electricity Restoration and Modernisation Project to include the water sector in the programme’s mandate, to strengthen the National Water and Electricity Company’s (NAWEC) transmission and distribution network, and to provide support to transform NAWEC into a credit-worthy utility.

  • 30 Jun 2020 - 11:11 - THIMPHU, Bhutan - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The government of Bhutan has firmly denied media reports that it had deliberately blocked the supply of water along an irrigation canal into the northen province of Assam, India, amid suggestions that the reports were an attempt by vested interests to spread misinformation and misunderstanding.

  • 30 Jun 2020 - 08:27 - ACCRA, Ghana - Staff - Water Diplomat

    Ghana has confirmed accession to the Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention), becoming the third African country and 44th Party to join the Convention, managed by United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Ghana also has become a Party to the Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses (Watercourses Convention).

  • 30 Jun 2020 - 07:50 - Niamey, Niger - OOSKAnews Correspondent

    The Niger Basin Water Resources Development and Sustainable Ecosystems Management Program (the Kandadji Program) in Niger has secured additional funding from the World Bank to support irrigation development, construct improved housing and provide drinking water and sanitation to resettled populations.

  • 30 Jun 2020 - 07:59 - DelhI, India - Staff - Water Diplomat

    The World Bank has announced additional funding for India’s Namami Gange program that is designed to rejuvenate the Ganga River. The $400 Million USD financing will finance the construction of expanded water networks and treatment facilities in order to stem pollution and strengthen river basin management.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:08 - BARCELONA - Local Press Report

    Researchers detected the presence of the virus that caused the disease in samples of waste water in Barcelona, collected in March 12, 2019.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:10 - CARACAS - Local Press Report

    Venezuela's water crisis is nothing new, but it's started driving residents to extraordinary measures.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:11 - BRUSSELS - Local Press Report

    The 2019-20 winter in Europe was the warmest on record, with little snow. The spring was also drier and warmer than normal, with a historic heat wave in the middle of May.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:13 - CINCINNATI - Local Press Report

    Reservoirs in the heart of an ancient Maya city were so polluted with mercury and algae that the water likely was undrinkable.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:14 - SAO PAULO - Local Press Report

    The approval of the new regulatory framework for the basic sanitation sector in Brazil poses challenges for companies in the sector, but should not pressure their ratings in the short term, says Fitch Ratings.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:09 - MOSCOW - Local Press Report

    Water and soil samples that were taken near the site of a giant fuel spill in the Russia’s Arctic and prepared for tests at an independent lab have been held up at the Norilsk airport, a lawmaker and Greenpeace said on Saturday.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:11 - SHIMLA - Local Press Report

    The Himachal Pradesh government is mulling to undertake mapping of glacial lakes to mitigate the climate-induced hazards and to undertake various studies to understand the threat arising out of climate change.

  • 29 Jun 2020 - 12:12 - ADDIS ABABA - Local Press Report

    Ethiopia deserves and should claim payment for ecosystem services from other Nile riparian countries, said Girmachew Addisu Hydrologist and Former Irrigation and Drainage Monitoring Specialist at Abbay Basin Authority.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:10 - NEW DELHI, India - Staff - Water Diplomat

    A senior Indian government official has told media that forces of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) deployed water as a weapon during recent fatal clashes witht Indian troops in eastern Ladakh’s Galwan region on 15 and 16 June.

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:31 - KATHMANDU - Local Press Report

    A lake near the Machuhar glacier had burst its banks on May 30, causing a flood that submerged farms, the local power plant and part of the Karakoram Highway in the Hunza Valley, high up in the Hindu Kush Himalayas. Was this a Glacial Lake Outburst Flood (GLOF), where the failure of an unstable natural dam releases meltwater from a glacier?

  • 25 Jun 2020 - 11:24 - WASHINGTON DC - Local Press Report

    How can it be that in the midst of a pandemic, children living in the richest country in world history are being poisoned by tap water?

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