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  1. Poor Countries Will Have To Increase Freshwater Use To Address Malnutrition

    18 Sep 2019- 07:19 by Local Press Report BALTIMORE MD Eastern Eye Achieving a nutritious diet with adequate calories in developing countries will require a substantial increase in greenhouse gas emissions and water use, scientists reported Monday, calling ...

    Local Press Report - 09/18/2019 - 07:24

  2. GERD Technical Negotiations Stumble, More Talks Planned For October

    17 Sep 2019- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Tripartite ministerial negotiations around the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have stalled, according to the Egyptian ministry of irrigation. A 16 September st ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2019 - 07:54

  3. 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

  4. Australia: NSW Addresses Possibility Of Day Zero

    17 Sep 2019- 06:58 by Local Press Report SYDNEY NSW SBS News Parts of regional NSW could run out of water as early as November as the state faces a drought of "unprecedented proportions". Projections from the state's river operator and bulk ...

    Local Press Report - 09/17/2019 - 06:58

  5. Drought And Conflict Displacements Affect Quarter Of A Million In Somalia

    15 Sep 2019- 07:13 by OOSKAnews Info OSLO, Norway The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has warned that a combination of drought, conflict and general insecurity in 2019 has forced almost 250,000 people into migrating from their homes in Somalia. The Counci ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 09/15/2019 - 07:13

  6. GCA Recommends Action Areas For Water Resources Adaptation

    15 Sep 2019- 08:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States The Global Commission on Adaptation (GCA) has published a report calling on governments and businesses to take action to innovate and advance climate adaptation solutions based on ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2019 - 08:19

  7. Important Netherlands Waterway Inadequate For Drinking Water

    12 Sep 2019- 13:14 by Local Press Report MAASTRICHT NL Times River water companies situated around the Maas, united in RIWA-Maas, are very concerned about a looming shortage of drinking water from the Maas. During periods of drought, the river is too vuln ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2019 - 13:14

  8. Climate Change Reduces Soil Water Absorption

    12 Sep 2019- 13:10 by Local Press Report NEW BRUNSWICK NJ Science Daily Coasts, oceans, ecosystems, weather and human health all face impacts from climate change, and now valuable soils may also be affected. Climate change may reduce the ability of soils ...

    Local Press Report - 09/12/2019 - 13:10

  9. Climate Shocks, Conflict and Economic Instability Cause Food Insecurity In East Africa

    9 Sep 2019- 05:29 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Intergovernmental Authority on Development An estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven of the eight countries in the IGAD region, according to a new ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2019 - 05:29

  10. EU Agri Sector Must Adapt, Improve Climate Change Resilience

    7 Sep 2019- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Environment Agency (EEA) has projected that crop and livestock production will decrease and may even have to be abandoned in parts of Europe’s southern and Mediterranean regions d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 11:17

  11. Rains Partially Relieve Syrian Farmers; Hostilities Remain

    7 Sep 2019- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Favorable rains in Syria’s agricultural areas, coupled with improved overall security, have reportedly boosted harvests compared to last year, but higher food prices are putting more strain on many ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 11:20

  12. New Zealand: Plan To Clean Waterways With New Freshwater Standards

    7 Sep 2019- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Wellington, New Zealand The government of New Zealand has announced ambitious plans to clean up the country’s waterways with major changes to the country’s freshwater standards. New Zealand’s rivers, streams an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 10:04

  13. Droughts And Floods For Nile Basin In Coming Decades

    7 Sep 2019- 07:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Dartmouth, NH, United States Hot and dry conditions coupled with a rising population along the Nile River will reduce the amount of water available for residential, agricultural, and ecological uses in coming d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 07:15

  14. Invest In Land Restoration For Peace And Security

    7 Sep 2019- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New Delhi, India Investing in land restoration could not only help keep our planet healthy, but also be the starting point for resolving some of the biggest issues of our time, according to Ibrahim Thiaw, Execu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 07:00

  15. "Blue Peace Index" Assesses, Encourages Sustainable, Collaborative Water Resource Management

    7 Sep 2019- 09:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden The inaugural  Blue Peace Index, an assessment tool to measure the extent to which countries and water basins manage shared water resources in a sustainable and collaborative manner, was launc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 09:23

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