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  1. Drought, Conflicts Leave More Countries in Need of Food Aid: FAO

    3 Jun 2016- 11:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy El Niño-induced droughts and conflict have raised the number of countries in need of external food assistance to 37 as of June 1st, according to the latest edition of the Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/18/2016 - 23:54

  2. Drought, Floods, Conflict Leave 34 Countries in Need of Food Assistance: FAO

    10 Mar 2016- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Drought, floods and civil conflicts have left 34 countries-- 27 of them in Africa and the rest in Asia-- in need of food assistance, according to a new report from the United Nations Food and Agric ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2016 - 10:46

  3. Global Warming Will Leave Horn of Africa Even Drier: Study

    12 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUCSON, AZ, United States As the planet warms, the Horn of Africa region will likely become more arid, aggravating tensions in an already unstable region, according to new research from the University of Arizo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2015 - 10:09

  4. AfDB Invests $58 Million for Drought Mitigation in the Horn of Africa

    The African Development Bank (AfDB) last week approved a new $58 million USD financing tranche to boost drought resilience in Horn of Africa countries. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/05/2013 - 07:45

  5. Study Shows Climate Plays Small Role in Conflict in East Africa

    A new study, led by the University of Colorado at Boulder, shows that the risk of human conflict in East Africa increases slightly with higher temperatures and drops somewhat with higher rainfall. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/30/2012 - 10:19

  6. Egypt, Ethiopia Seek Nile Dams Compromise, But Deal Seems Distant

    26 Sep 2011- 21:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAIRO, Egypt Egypt and Ethiopia appear to be making a major effort to settle a long-running bitter dispute over sharing the waters of the Nile River, but Ethiopia’s autocratic leader, Meles Zenawi, seems deter ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:43

  7. Horn of Africa Leaders Call for Climate-Smart Agriculture to Combat Drought

    19 Sep 2011- 17:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya Climate-smart agriculture based on efficient water resources management, conservation of rangelands and adoption of drought-tolerant crops and livestock breeds could provide long-term solution t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:44

  8. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    19 May 2011- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a development priority. The Civil Society Forum, repres ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  9. More, Greener Investment Urged for Poorest Nations

    16 May 2011- 13:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent istanBul, turkey ISTANBUL, Turkey (OOSKAnews Correspondent)-- Civil society organizations are calling on leaders of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and their donors to make water and sanitation a developm ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  10. UN Official Urges More Help for Water, Sanitation in Poorest Nations

    18 Apr 2011- 14:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Leaders of the world’s poorest countries will gather in Istanbul in early May to call for additional aid and stronger economic ties with developed states to help ease their nations out of pov ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2013 - 17:40

  11. Food Insecurity Grows in East Africa As Rains Fail

    4 Aug 2008- 14:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Food insecurity is growing in eastern Africa as rains have largely failed in the region. Millions of people in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Uganda, Djibouti and Kenya are being pushed towards hunger ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 04:00

  12. World Bank Lends Kenya $120 Million USD for Sector Reforms

    11 Jun 2007- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent nairoBi, Kenya — The World Bank has approved $120 million USD to support water sector reforms in Kenya. The bank's Country Assistance Strategy, approved by the board of directors in March 2007, underscore ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/14/2011 - 17:00