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24 Feb 2020 BRUSSELS, Belgium
The European Union has announced $55 Million USD in support for the Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).ACGF was launched in April 2019 and is designed to provide ASEAN governments with technical assistance and access to sovereign funding for infrastructure projects in the water sector, green energy sector, urban transportation and climate-resilient agriculture...
22 Nov 2018 WINDHOEK, Namibia
Authorities from Angola and Namibia this week inaugurated the Calueque-Oshakati cross-border water supply project, distributing water resources from the shared Cunene River.The project involves the rehabilitation and upgrading of existing water supply infrastructure, most notably the 150 kilometer Calueque-Oshakati canal which supplies Northern Namibia with drinking and irrigation water from the Cunene River in Southern Angola, for irrigation and drinking purposes...
17 Apr 2015 BAKU, Azerbaijan
Armenia's plans to build a new reservoir on the trans-boundary Araz River could affect water availability in neighboring Azerbaijan, according to Telman Zeynalov, an ecologist and chairman of the Azeri Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources' Environmental Council.This year, Armenia will complete construction of a major new reservoir near the town of Vedi, in the Ararat Valley, according to Mher Mkrtumyan, head of the Armenian State Committee on Water Resources...
19 Dec 2014 YEREVAN
The Armenian government on Thursday gave its permission to signing a 50 million euro loan agreement with the German state-run KfW bank as well as a 2 million euro grant agreement. The money will be used to finance an irrigation project. Finance minister Gagik Khachatryan said the loan given with a 5-year grace period and a fixed interest rate is repayable in 15 years...
28 Mar 2014 WASHINGTON, DC, United States
More than 120 agricultural commodities have been added to international NGO WWF’s Water Risk Filter tool, WWF announced last week.They can be searched by either country or specific farm location.“Global water and commodity data has improved, and we want to offer users the best, most complete information available,” Jochem Verberne, head of Corporate Relations at WWF, told OOSKAnews this week via email...
20 Dec 2013 AMMAN, Jordan
The Jordanian government last week signed a $118 million USD financing agreement with the German government for water, sanitation and climate change adaptation projects in the kingdom.Some of the funds will be used to improve water and sanitation for Syrian refugees in Jordan.The money, provided by German development bank KfW, is in the form of soft loans and grants...
26 Nov 2013 AMMAN, Jordan
The German government is providing $36 million USD for water, sanitation and climate change projects in Jordan, the Jordanian government announced last week.Jordanian officials said some $27 million USD would come in the form of soft loans, while $9 million USD will be provided as grants.The projects will be implemented by German development bank KfW...
20 Aug 2013 CAIRO, Egypt
The Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation on August 12 rolled out a $257 million USD irrigation improvement project.“The project will be implemented in an area of roughly 101,000 hectares of agricultural land in five governorates,” said Minister of Agriculture Aiman Abu Hadid. “The project will involve extending soft loans to farmers to upgrade irrigation systems in their lands...
7 Aug 2013 CAIRO, Egypt
The Egyptian Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources on August 4 unveiled an $86 million USD wastewater project in Egypt’s southern Fayyoum governorate.It involves digging a wastewater canal beside Lake Qaroun to collect agricultural wastewater from surrounding canals and a 69-kilometer canal to transport wastewater to Lake Al Rayyan, as well as building a lifting station in the area, according to Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Mohamed Abdel-Mottalib...