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  1. EU Supports Lesotho's Climate Change Strategy

    3 Aug 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho The European Union (EU) is providing some $1 million USD to support dvelopment of Lesotho’s Climate Change Response Strategy, EU Ambassador to Lesotho Michael Doyle said this week. Lesotho Minis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/03/2016 - 10:11

  2. SADC Models Equitable Trans-Boundary Water Resource Management: Official

    2 Aug 2016- 11:49 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana The Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) well-managed water systems agreements could provide a model of trans-bondary water resource sharing for other parts of Africa, SADC Senior ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/02/2016 - 12:10

  3. Metolong Authority Sets Social and Environmental Plan for Dam

    27 Jul 2016- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho The Metolong Authority (MA), administrators of Lesotho’s newly commissioned Metolong Dam and Water Supply Program, say they have implemented a fully integrated environmental and social protecti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/27/2016 - 10:08

  4. Graft Delays Polihali Dam Project in Lesotho

    22 Jul 2016- 09:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho Construction of the $1.8 billion USD Polihali Dam under the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP) is being held up by allegations of corruption. The reports of corruption, published in South A ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2016 - 09:57

  5. SADC Seeks Funding for Water, Agriculture, Energy Projects

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries will pool their own financial resources and seek funding from development partners such as the World Bank, the Kuwait Fund for Aab Eco ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/11/2016 - 10:11

  6. Lesotho Premier Announces Measures to Ease Effects of Dought

    24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent QUTHING, Lesotho Lesotho Prime Minister Dr. Pakalitha Mosisili pledged last week to work with development partners to provide relief for people affected by the ongoing El Niño-induced drought, the worst the co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:12

  7. Lawmakers Concerned Over Lesotho Highlands Water Project's Effects on Local Rivers

    12 May 2016- 11:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho A group of Lesotho legislators have raised concerns that small towns in the northern part of the country are facing water shortages because water from the Hololo River is being diverted to Sout ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2016 - 11:18

  8. International Community Urged to Address Humanitarian Crisis Caused by El Niño

    27 Apr 2016- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations’ top humanitarian relief official has called on the international community to act quickly to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of 60 million people worldwide affected b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2016 - 10:44

  9. SADC Tops Global Water Cooperation Ranking

    17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia The Southern African Development Community (SADC) ranks at the top of a global comparison of indicators of water cooperation, SADC Water Sector communications expert Barbara Lopi said in a state ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2015 - 10:00

  10. World Bank Study Looks at Pre-Paid Water Meters in African Cities

    4 Sep 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States The World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) released a report last week that looks at the limits and possibilities of pre-paid water in urban Africa, warning that these sys ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/04/2014 - 09:59

  11. 2014 Environmental Performance Index Looks at Wastewater Treatment for the First Time

    31 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAVOS, Switzerland The world has made some progress in terms of access to drinking water and sanitation, but is faring less well at wastewater treatment, according to the 2014 Environmental Performance Index ( ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/31/2014 - 10:03

  12. COP 19: Experts Call for “Landscape” Approach to Climate Change, Food Security, Water Scarcity

    18 Nov 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WARSAW, Poland Global experts participating in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s 19th Conference of Parties (COP 19) talks in Warsaw, Poland, last week called for a change in the way ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/18/2013 - 10:05

  13. SADC Nations Could Miss 2015 MDG Deadline Due to Inadequate Funding

    30 Aug 2013- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ARUSHA, Tanzania Fourteen member countries of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) may not meet the UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets on water and sanitation by the 2015 deadline due to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/10/2014 - 10:57