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  1. Ethiopia, Egypt, Sudan Leaders Commit To GERD Cooperation

    13 Feb 2019- 07:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia The leaders of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have confirmed commitment to reach consensus on outstanding technical issues surrounding the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/13/2019 - 07:39

  2. Egypt Expands Desal In Coastal Provinces

    2 May 2018- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Info CAIRO, Egypt Egypt Today The Egyptian Government is planning to expand water desalination plants, as well as address villages’ sewage problems, according to Mamdouh Raslan, chairman of the country's Holding Company ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 07/05/2018 - 10:28

  3. No Agreement Reached At Khartoum GERD Talks

    6 Apr 2018- 08:03 by Local Press Report KHARTOUM Al Arabiya A new round of talks held in Khartoum to ease Egypt’s concerns over a controversial dam that Ethiopia is building along the Nile have failed, a Sudanese minister said Friday. Access Climate Ecosy ...

    Local Press Report - 04/06/2018 - 08:03

  4. Nile Basin Member States to Boost Cooperation for Water Security

    26 Oct 2017- 10:39 by Local Press Report KIGALI Chimp Reports The ten member states of the Nile Basin Initiative have committed to continued cooperation to ensure that all people living in the basin have water security, officials said. The commitment came ...

    Local Press Report - 10/26/2017 - 10:39

  5. GERD Tripartite Group Discusses Differences

    19 Oct 2017- 07:16 by Local Press Report ADDIS ABABA Sudan Tribune Water ministers of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt Wednesday discussed in Addis Ababa, ways to address the outstanding issues after a study done by consultancy firms over the Renaissance Dam fil ...

    Local Press Report - 10/19/2017 - 07:16

  6. Renaissance Dam Tensions Persist

    3 Aug 2017- 08:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Three-way technical negotiations among Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan over the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam continue. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry arrived in Sudan 2nd August for a delayed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2017 - 16:10

  7. No Deal as Nile Summit Underwhelms

    28 Jun 2017- 15:24 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KAMPALA, Uganda Last week’s summit of Nile Basin countries did not live up to its billing. Only two heads of state bothered to make the journey to the June 20-22 event in Kampala, Uganda to resolve differences ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/28/2017 - 15:24

  8. Egypt Urges Closer Cooperation Among Nile Basin Nations

    23 Jun 2017- 13:28 by Local Press Report KAMPALA Al Arabiya Egypt’s president on Thursday laid out concerns over his country’s share of the Nile waters, urging leaders of the river’s basin countries to work together toward a more efficient use of their re ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2017 - 13:28

  9. Minister: Dammed if We Do, Dammed if We Don't

    18 Aug 2016- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt’s Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty said Egypt faces an “acute water shortage crisis" regardless of Ethiopia’s construction of the contentious Grand Renaissa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/18/2016 - 10:01

  10. World Bank Facilitates Grand Renaissance Dam Talks

    16 Aug 2016- 08:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Atty and his counterparts from Ethiopia and Sudan, have met with World Bank officials in Washington DC to discuss ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/16/2016 - 09:07

  11. Ethiopian Official Reassures Egypt on Dam Negotiations

    8 Aug 2016- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt The speaker of Ethiopia’s parliament Abadula Gemeda has assured an Egyptian official of Addis Ababa’s positive intentions in negotiations related to the Grand Renaissance Dam. The comments, first r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2016 - 10:14

  12. Czech Environment Ministry Launches Drought Program

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech Environment Ministry this week officially launched a program to address drought, with Environment Minister Richard Brabec pledging $12.3 million USD worth of subsidies to help ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2016 - 10:16

  13. Czech Environment Ministry Seeks Funds to Combat Drought

    10 Jun 2016- 10:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic The Czech Environment Ministry is launching a new program aimed at securing drinking water in the country’s municipalities amid ongoing drought, Environment Minister Richard Brabec said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2016 - 10:46

  14. Most of Czech Republic Threatened by Drought

    10 May 2016- 10:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PRAGUE, Czech Republic Most of the territory of the Czech Republic is threatened by low or moderate levels of drought, with surface and groundwater levels dropping to blow average levels this month. There is c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/10/2016 - 10:34

  15. Egypt's Irrigation Network Needs Overhaul

    4 Feb 2016- 09:55 by Local Press Report CAIRO The National Egypt’s vast irrigation network, the bulk of which was carved into the Delta and much of Upper Egypt in the 19th century, is in a horrible state of neglect and badly needs an upgrade and overhaul. ...

    Local Press Report - 02/04/2016 - 09:55

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