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  1. Pakistan Withdraws Diamer-Bhasha Dam from CPEC Framework Over Ownership Issues

    16 Nov 2017- 08:51 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Economic Times Pakistan has withdrawn its bid to include the USD 14 billion Diamer-Bhasha Dam in PoK in the CPEC framework after China placed strict conditions, including ownership of the mega project, ac ...

    Local Press Report - 11/16/2017 - 08:51

  2. WB Supports Uzbekistan Water Supply Upgrades

    10 Nov 2017- 09:21 by Local Press Report TASHKENT Trend News Agency Tashkent hosted one-day workshop, jointly led by the World Bank (WB) and the Ministry of Housing and Communal Services, to discuss reforms in the water supply and sanitation (WSS) sector, ...

    Local Press Report - 11/10/2017 - 09:21

  3. World Bank Approves Additional Ghana Funding

    3 Jul 2017- 06:41 by Local Press Report ACCRA News Ghana The World Bank (WB) has approved an International Development Association (IDA) credit facility of 85.7 million United States Dollars (USD) to improve education, water and sanitation. Of that amount ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2017 - 06:41

  4. Economic Costs of Disasters Underestimated by 60 Percent

    16 Nov 2016- 04:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MARRAKESH, Morocco The impact of extreme natural disasters is equivalent to a global $520 billion USD loss in annual consumption, and forces some 26 million people into poverty each year, a new report from the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/16/2016 - 13:20

  5. India to Boycott World Bank Arbitration on Hydro Projects

    11 Nov 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI Deccan Herald India will not take part in an arbitration initiated by the World Bank to resolve its dispute with Pakistan over two hydroelectric projects proposed to be built on cross-border rivers. Polic ...

    Local Press Report - 11/11/2016 - 08:15

  6. Nigerian NGOs Protest Lagos Water Privatization

    15 Oct 2015- 09:42 by Local Press Report LAGOS Daily Independent A coalition of NGO's campaigning against water privatisation has on Monday publicly protested against water privatisation in Lagos and offer to promote solutions within the parameters o ...

    Local Press Report - 10/15/2015 - 09:42

  7. Vietnam, ASEM Host Seminar on Strengthening Water Management

    5 Jun 2015- 09:47 by Local Press Report HANOI Vietnam.Net Bridge On June 4, the Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and ASEM members hosted a seminar on strengthening concerted action ...

    Local Press Report - 06/05/2015 - 09:47