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6 Dec 2018 LIRA
The Ministry of Water and Environment with support from the German government-owned development bank KfW on Thursday launched a new phase III of water and sanitation project worth sh46b for refugee host communities in northern Uganda. Selected refugee hosting communities in the region are expected to get sufficient, safe and sustainable supply of water and appropriate sanitation...
6 Sep 2016 ANKARA
Turkey will spend 62 billion Turkish liras (around $21 billion) in its eastern and southeastern region over the course of four years as part of its public investment package, according to Prime Ministry’s statement released on Monday. Of that, 17.68 billion Turkish liras ($6 billion) will go to the Food, Agriculture and Livestock and Forestry and Water Management Ministries.
10 Mar 2014 ANKARA
Two more barrages have been completed in the south of Turkey as the long-awaited potable water supply to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is about to finish. According to a statement made by the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs' Directorate General of State Hydraulic Works, the 'Alakopru' and 'Gecitkoy' barrage construction was completed for the 'Northern Cyprus Water Supply Project', which will provide the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus with water for the next 50 years...
12 Dec 2013 ANKARA
Turkey inaugurated 36 dams today as part of 3.25 billion liras ($1.6 billion) of projects to improve water storage for farmers and increase acreage for agricultural use. With Istanbul among the cities suffering from drought, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan authorized spending for 26 irrigation facilities, mostly in the southeastern province of Sanliurfa, and on drinking water for Izmir, Van, Ordu, Karaman, Sinop and Aydin...
25 Jun 2013 ANKARA
The Turkish Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning announced that it granted around 26.6 million Turkish Liras to 159 waste water facilities of the municipalities across Turkey in 2012, adding that its support to such facilities would increase, in a statement yesterday. The ministry has paid 50 percent of the energy bills of such facilities of the municipalities, and the “lion’s share” of the ministry’s investments on environmental affairs was to the water and waste water facilities...
22 Jan 2013 Brazil, TERESINA
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced $139 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments in Brazil’s Piaui state during a visit there last week. During her trip, she said: “2013 will be the year in which we will sow even much more than what we will harvest. I assure you that 2013 will be a year in which we will have serious growth, sustainable and systematic...
31 Jan 2012 MANILA
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will sell its second Water Bond to Japanese investors in February to help finance water sector projects. The Water Bond is denominated in Turkish lira. The 474.5 million lira/$266.4 million USD bond matures on February 26, 2015, and will pay an annual coupon of 6.29 percent...
20 Jul 2009 KAMPALA, Uganda
Irrigation engineers from South Africa, China, Egypt and Israel will train their Ugandan peers, according to Agriculture Minister Hope Mwesigye. Mwesigye said the training would help Ugandans develop skills to deal with the effects of climate change. Under the new $22.7 million USD Farm Income and Forest Conservation Project, funded by the African Development Bank, the ministry will rehabilitate four irrigation systems at Doho in Butaleja district, Olweny in Lira, Mobuku in Kasese andAgoro in Kit gum...
5 Feb 2007 KAMPALA, Uganda
— Coca-Cola is joining the United States Agency for International Development in a project to improve safe drinking water access in northern Uganda. Century Bottling Company which produce Coca-Cola, has already contributed more than half a million dollars to the Northern Uganda Water Springs Initiative...