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  1. ADB, World Bank Support Expansion Of Afghanistan's Dalha Dam

    17 Sep 2019- 08:17 by OOSKAnews Info KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan's second largest dam, the Dahla, is benefit from almost $349 Million USD in new grant funding from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and an additional $230 Million USD from the World ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/17/2019 - 08:17

  2. World Bank Funds Phase II Of Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project

    24 May 2019- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced $78 Million USD in funding for Phase II of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project. Lesotho’s access to water supply services is relatively high compared ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/24/2019 - 09:33

  3. Solomon Islands: New Grant Will Support Water Production And Treatment Systems

    23 May 2019- 11:11 by Local Press Report HONIARA Solomon Times Thousands of communities across the Solomon Islands will benefit from improved access to quality water and sanitation services, following approval of a grant for US$15 million (SBD$122 million ...

    Local Press Report - 05/23/2019 - 11:11

  4. Hydro Industry Assesses Climate Change Resilience

    18 May 2019- 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France A new guide will help the hydropower industry to assess resilience to extreme weather events. The International Hydropower Association (IHA) guide is designed to inform all hydropower projects re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2019 - 07:35

  5. World Bank Debars Vietnam State-owned Water Company For Fraud

    28 Mar 2019- 14:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States Vietnam Water and Environment Investment Corporation JSC (VIWASEEN) has been "debarred" by the World Bank (WB) for fraud with respect to the World Bank-financed Mekong De ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/28/2019 - 17:10

  6. Development Banks Announce New Climate Change Adaptation And Mitigation Investments.

    18 Mar 2019- 08:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NAIROBI, Kenya The World Bank and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have announced significant new investments in Africa for both climate adaptation and mitigation. The announcements came at March 14's  ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/18/2019 - 08:28

  7. World Bank Finances $350 Million USD For Tanzania Water, Sanitation

    11 Sep 2018- 07:19 by Local Press Report DAR ES SALAAM Daily News The government has signed loan agreements worth over $800 Million USD with the World Bank to finance water and electricity projects in the country. Through the financing agreements, the Wor ...

    Local Press Report - 09/11/2018 - 07:19

  8. Diamer Basha Dam: Pakistan Power Consumers Set To Pay

    1 Aug 2018- 08:23 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD The News After refusal of all major multilateral lenders including the World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), the dams committee is all set to recomm ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2018 - 15:19

  9. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Co-finances Indonesia Irrigation System

    5 Jul 2018- 09:39 by Local Press Report MUMBAI Global Trade Review The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved a loan for an irrigation project in Indonesia, along with its first loan in Turkey, for a project to improve gas supply. In Ind ...

    Local Press Report - 07/05/2018 - 09:39

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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