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7 Oct 2018 SOFIA, Bulgaria
The government of Bulgaria last week signed an agreement with European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to manage an initial $132 Million USD European Union Cohesion Fund investment grant to improve the country's water supply, sewage and wastewater treatment facilities. This is the first Cohesion Policy backed financial instrument for the water and wastewater sector in Bulgaria...
7 Oct 2016 NEW YORK, NY, United States
Antonio Guterres, former head of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has been confirmed as the next UN Secretary General by the UN Security Council.The UN General Assembly will likely formalize the appointment of the former Prime Minister of Portugal soon, and Gutterres will assume the position of ninth UN Secretary General at the end of the year, succeeding Bang Ki-Moon...
13 Apr 2016 LUSAKA, Zambia
Construction has started on the $355 million USD Mazyopa-Bambya drainage project in the Zambia capital, Lusaka.The project, which is part of the Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage project, is being funded through the US government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).It aims to expand water access and improve reliability of water supply, sanitation and drainage services in Lusaka...
25 Feb 2016 LUSAKA, Zambia
Portugal-based Elevolution Contractors has won two contracts, worth a total of $52 million USD, to improve water supply and sanitation in Lusaka’s Mtendere and Kamanga townships.The projects are being funded through the Millennium Challenge Account-Zambia (MCA) and are part of the $355 million USD Lusaka Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Project, funded by the US government through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)...
24 Jul 2014 LUANDA
Portuguese Deputy Prime Minister, Paulo Portas, Monday in Luanda affirmed the need for some pragmatic and positive steps aimed for strengthening of cooperation in domain of energy and water between Portugal and Angola. Speaking to journalists at the end of a meeting with the minister of Energy and Water, João Baptista Borges, the Portuguese official clarified that the meeting aimed to understand better the important plans in the development in the areas of water and energy, as part of program of Angolan Government and is part of continuous process...
27 Mar 2014 MAPUTO
The Mozambican and Portuguese governments on Wednesday signed in Maputo a memorandum of understanding on technical and institutional cooperation in water resource management and water and sanitation services. The memorandum is described as an instrument that will make viable collaboration between the two countries in drawing up public policies for the water sector, and strategic plans for the management of international rivers and ground water...