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  1. WWF Launches Upgrades To Water Risk Assessment Tool

    6 Nov 2018- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland WWF, the world’s largest conservation group has announced an upgraded version 5.0 of the “Water Risk Filter”, a leading online tool developed with the German Development Finance Institution ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2018 - 10:45

  2. AWS Sees Growth In Adoption Of Water Stewardship Standard Certification

    1 Nov 2018- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) held its third annual Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland this week, reporting growth in uptake of its Water Stewardship Certificat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2018 - 14:56

  3. Cloud-based Irrigation Could Double India’s Crop Yield and Halve Water Use

    14 Feb 2018- 07:56 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH AgriBusiness Global A cloud-based, micro-irrigation system tested on a farm in India has cut water use by up to 80%  and doubled the crop yield, and could relieve the environmental stress that agriculture ...

    Local Press Report - 02/14/2018 - 07:56

  4. Nestlé Scales Up Water Stewardship and Certification Objectives

    25 Oct 2017- 06:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Twenty factories of the water division of the Nestlé Group will achieve Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification by 2020, the company announced. Nestle, which produces 49 water br ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2017 - 06:56

  5. Braga Emphasizes Adaptation, and is Confident about Water Priorities at COP23

    27 Apr 2017- 06:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, SCOTLAND World Water Council President Benedito Braga believes that water and adaptation challenges will continue to grow in significance at global climate talks. Speaking to OOSKAnews Publisher Dav ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/06/2017 - 08:07

  6. Global Water Stewardship Forum- Participants Interviewed

    15 Dec 2016- 11:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland In November, OOSKAnews attended and reported on the inaugural Global Water Stewardship Forum, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship. During the event, OOSKAnews caught up with some ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2017 - 06:40

  7. Global Water Stewardship Forum: Insight From Anders Berntell

    18 Nov 2016- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland As part of a series of water stewardship narticles, OOSKAnews talked with Anders Berntell about the recent Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland, convened by the Alliance fo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2016 - 11:41

  8. Global Water Stewardship Forum: Insight from Ed Pinero

    10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland As part of a series of articles, OOSKAnews talked with Ed Pinero about the recent Global Water Stewardship Forum in Edinburgh, Scotland, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2016 - 13:14

  9. Global Water Stewardship Forum: Day Two Report

    3 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Wednesday November 2nd was the final day of the inaugural Global Water Stewardship Forum, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). Over 100 water stewardship practitioners and p ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/03/2016 - 13:35

  10. Global Water Stewardship Forum: Day One Report

    2 Nov 2016- 07:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland Tuesday November 1st was day one of the 2-day gathering. Over 100 international delegates were greeted in an initial plenary session by Michael Spencer, Chair of the the Alliance for Water S ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/02/2016 - 07:38

  11. Inaugural Global Water Stewardship Forum Convenes

    1 Nov 2016- 12:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland More than 100 delegates from around 20 countries have gathered for the first Global Water Stewardship Forum, convened by the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS). Participants include water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/01/2016 - 13:33

  12. Global Water Stewardship Forum Convenes Next Week

    25 Oct 2016- 11:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Edinburgh, Scotland The Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) has convened the first AWS Global Water Stewardship Forum, bringing together water stewardship practitioners and promoters from around the world. Th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/25/2016 - 11:41

  13. OOSKAnews Voices: David Duncan on an OOSKAnews Anniversary

    21 Sep 2016- 10:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland/WARRENTON, VA,United States An Abu Dhabi sewer system dispute, a borehole controversy in Sierra Leone and Harare lacking water treatment chemicals. These are three of the stories that appea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2016 - 12:01

  14. Oxfam Scotland Launches Appeal for Drought-Stricken Malawi

    29 Jul 2016- 09:28 by Local Press Report EDINBURGH The Scotsman About 6.5 million people in Malawi are facing severe food shortages, including 975,000 children under two who are at particularly high risk of malnutrition. Oxfam Scotland is urging people to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2016 - 09:28

  15. Sixth aquaNOW Audience Calls for Long-Term Thinking, Proactive Water Policies

    25 Sep 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OBAN, Scotland, United Kingdom An international panel participating in the sixth “aquaNOW Audience,” held at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) in Oban, Scotland yesterday (September 24th), dec ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/07/2015 - 06:47

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