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7 Jan 2022 MUSCAT, Oman
Awards on undergraduate and post-graduate levels mark academic excellence and commitment to environmental sustainability.
3 Jan 2022 IMLIDOL
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has slashed through India’s notorious red tape and pushed aside thorny political divisions to see his tap water project through despite shrinking supplies.
5 Dec 2021 INCHEON, South Korea
Green Climate Fund (GCF) approves record- breaking 13 new projects for mitigation and adaptation action, with $1.2 Billion USD in GCF resources allocated for climate action.
24 Oct 2021 Manila, Philippines
The Asian Development Bank plans $66 Billion USD for climate mitigation, with the remaining to be used to support adaptation efforts including improving water security across developing member countries.
21 Sep 2021 LONDON, United Kingdom
Joint effort to clean up uranium mine pollution in three Central Asia locations: Mailuu-Suu, Min-Kush and Shekaftar.
6 Sep 2021 Almaty, Kazakhstan
The water resources available to the 5 republics of Central Asia are below the stress threshold of 1,700 m3 per person per year and risk falling further towards scarcity by 2050 if the nations do not undertake substantial investment in water infrastructure and management, as well as engage in transboundary water management and cooperation.
26 Jul 2021 Zhengzhou, China
The severe rainstorms have now moved north impacting neighbouring cities and regions, with collapsed roads and damaged dams and reservoirs cutting off power leaving thousands trapped without electricity and water supplies. In one incident, 12 drowned in a Zhengzhou train.
Locals were unprepared for the downpours as weather forecasters had issued a warning for extreme rain for the wrong place and time.
Farmers in the Henan region have lost livelihoods with at least 200,000 chickens and up to 6,000 pigs lost in the floods
22 Jul 2021 ANKARA
Hatchings down by 50 Percent, most of these perished.
22 Jul 2021 WASHINGTON DC
Focus to strengthen regional capacity to manage shared water resources and mitigate environmental risks.
3 Jun 2021 Nursultan
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to finance $80 Million USD refurbishment of wastewater treatment facilities at Kazakhstan's Atyrau oil refinery.
1 Jun 2021 TEHRAN
Rural supply, wastewater treatment and tunnel transfer projects.
7 May 2021 Istanbul
Turkey's president Erdogan appears determined to press ahead with his Istanbul canal megaproject, despite a lack of financial support from Turkish banks and threats to ecosystems and the city's water supply. Banks cite UN sustainability pact and other risks as reasons for non-involvement.