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  1. Human Rights And Water Security In Our Uncertain Times

    1 Oct 2020- 09:24 by Staff- Water Diplomat THE HAGUE, Netherlands The latest in a series of guest columns written for OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat by participants in different parts of the international water community.  In this article, Tobias Schmit ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  2. Astana Hosts International Conference on Ecosystem Services

    1 Jul 2015- 10:40 by Local Press Report ASTANA Astana Times An international conference focused on ecosystem services and the transition to a green economy took place in Astana on June 24. This event was organised by the United Nations Development Program ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2015 - 10:40

  3. Malawi Needs $500 Million for Post-Flood Reconstruction

    19 Jun 2015- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BLANTYRE, Malawi Malawi needs $494 million USD to support reconstruction efforts in the wake of the floods last February that killed 176 people and damaged crops and infrastructure, President Peter Mutharika s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/19/2015 - 10:14

  4. FAO Scales Up Support for Jordan to Cope With Syrian Refugee Crisis

    19 Mar 2015- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced this week that it was scaling up support for Jordan and other countries in the region that are dealing with an influx of refugees fleeing th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2015 - 10:36

  5. Serbia Approves National Disaster Management Program

    5 Mar 2015- 10:33 by Local Press Report BELGRADE UNDP Serbia The National Disaster Management Program was passed by a Conclusion of the Government of Serbia. The Program was launched today by the Government Office for Reconstruction and Flood Relief. Addr ...

    Local Press Report - 03/05/2015 - 10:33

  6. Achieving Water, Sanitation SDG Will Require Investment in Science and Technology

    23 Jan 2015- 10:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ZARAGOZA, Spain Countries will have to invest in science and technology if they are to meet the proposed Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) on water and sanitation by the 2030 deadline, delegates heard during ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2015 - 10:56

  7. Mountain People Need “Unified” Voice to Combat Climate Change

    14 Nov 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Mountain communities need to come together to provide a “unified” voice in climate change adaptation discussions and to map new ways of sharing knowledge, increasing stakeholder engagement and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2014 - 10:21

  8. World Bank Lends Brazil $18 Million to Increase Coastal Protection

    30 Sep 2014- 10:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank Board of Directors has approved an $18.2 million USD loan to support Brazil’s Marine Protected Areas Project. The project will triple the Brazilian coastal area und ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/30/2014 - 10:18

  9. Climate Change Is Reversing Economic Progress in Kenya: UNDP

    8 May 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya Extreme weather events caused by climate change have slowed economic progress in Kenya, as communities grapple with rising poverty, food and water insecurity, diseases and social disruption, acco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/14/2014 - 12:03

  10. UNDP, Turkmenistan Developing Water Resources Management Plan

    4 Feb 2014- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan Turkmenistan is working with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to prepare a plan to improve water resources management in the country. Mark Chao, UNDP international consultant ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/04/2014 - 10:02

  11. Improving Water Management Part of Solution to Closing Food Gap: Report

    9 Dec 2013- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JOHANNESBURG, South Africa The would will need 70 percent more food, measured by calories, to feed its growing population of an estimated 9.6 billion in 2050, according to a new report released last week by the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/09/2013 - 10:08

  12. UNDP Highlights Water Scarcity in the Arab Region

    6 Dec 2013- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States The United Nations Development Program’s (UNDP) Regional Bureau of the Arab States (RBAS) on November 28 released a new report emphasizing the urgency of the Arab water crisis and su ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2013 - 10:01

  13. Four African Nations Agree to Long-Term Framework for Managing Shared Aquifer

    23 Sep 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENNA, Austria Four nations in northeast Africa-- Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan-- agreed last week during talks at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna to create a long-term framework for an underg ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/23/2013 - 10:04

  14. UNDP, IDB Fund $55 Million Wastewater Treatment Plant in Gaza

    17 Sep 2013- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GAZA The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) last week signed a $55 million USD funding agreement to build a wastewater treatment plant in the city of Khan Younis, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2013 - 10:02

  15. Nepal’s Drinking Water Coverage Reaches 85 Percent

    11 Sep 2013- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATHMANDU, Nepal Eighty-five percent of households in Nepal have access to improved drinking water sources-- which is a higher coverage rate than the country needs to meet the UN’s Millennium Development Goal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/11/2013 - 10:31