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  1. Transboundary Cooperation To Protect Drin River Basin Water Resources

    28 Apr 2020- 11:52 by Staff- Water Diplomat TIRANA, Albania Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Greece and Northern Macedonia have approved a Strategic Action Plan (SAP) for sustainable management of the shared Drin River Basin, an important source for fishing, ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 06:51

  2. Rural Somalia Communities Receive Climate Adaptation Funding

    26 Nov 2019- 14:45 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Global Environment Facility Somalia and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) today launch a new $10 million climate adaptation project to help rural communities secure access to diminishing water supplies. M ...

    Local Press Report - 11/26/2019 - 14:45

  3. UNDP Greed And Graft Allegations

    18 Aug 2019- 06:14 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON DC Foreign Policy Magazine Whistleblowers and experts allege corruption at a United Nations Development Program project for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Russia, according to a Foreign Policy inve ...

    Local Press Report - 08/18/2019 - 06:14

  4. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  5. Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan Discuss Water Sharing In Chu And Talas River Basins

    2 Jul 2018- 10:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TARAZ, Kazakhstan Delegates from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan discussed water sharing in the Chu and Talas River Basins at a June 27 conference in Taraz which was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the first pro ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 12:32

  6. Nations Pledge $4.1 Billion USD To Global Environment Facility

    26 Apr 2018- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Close to 30 countries have jointly pledged $4.1 Billion USD to the Global Environment Facility (GEF)  for its new four-year investment cycle, (known as GEF-7). GEF is a partnership of 18 agen ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:18

  7. Global Environment Facility Admits that Water Projects Lag

    2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The 51st meeting of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council convened in Washington, DC, US, from 25-27 October 2016, at the World Bank. Representatives of governments, interna ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2016 - 07:07

  8. Nepal Lake Drainage Program to be Expanded

    1 Nov 2016- 07:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Following completion of the 6 month project to drain Nepal’s Lake Imja, Top Khatri, the project's manager with the country’s Department of Hydrology and Meteorology has said that the proce ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2016 - 07:27

  9. Farmers Adopt Rainwater Harvesting in Northeast Argentina

    27 Apr 2016- 08:17 by Local Press Report CORZUELA Inter Press Service In a semiarid region in the northeast Argentine province of Chaco, small farmers have adopted a simple technique to ensure a steady water supply during times of drought: they harvest th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/27/2016 - 08:17

  10. GEF Authorizes $39.52 Million for Coastal Basin Management in Mexico

    14 Oct 2014- 10:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico The Global Environment Facility (GEF), through the World Bank, has authorized $39.52 million USD to promote comprehensive management of 16 priority coastal basins in Mexico. The project, en ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/14/2014 - 10:24