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  1. World Bank Funds Phase II Of Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project

    24 May 2019- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Info WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced $78 Million USD in funding for Phase II of the Lesotho Lowlands Water Development Project. Lesotho’s access to water supply services is relatively high compared ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/24/2019 - 09:33

  2. FAO Provides $11 Million for Lesotho Drought

    10 Aug 2016- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho With almost a third of Lesotho’s population-- 679,000 people-- now in need of urgent assistance due to the effects of drought, the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) has announced it w ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/10/2016 - 09:59

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. SADC Seeks Nearly $2.7 Billion in Drought Aid

    20 Jul 2016- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GABORONE, Botswana Southern African Development Community (SADC) Chair and Botswana President Ian Khama is expected to declare a regional disaster and appeal for international assistance by the end of this mon ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/20/2016 - 11:00

  8. USAID, Partners Fund Water Management System in Southern Africa

    14 Jul 2016- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MASERU, Lesotho The US Agency for International Development (USAID), together with other development partners, has mobilized $2 million USD to set up an integrated water management system in southern Africa. U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/15/2016 - 11:11

  9. 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

  10. SADC Puts Together Drought Response Team

    6 Jun 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent HARARE, Zimbabwe The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat has set up a team to coordinate drought relief efforts in member countries after the failed 2015-2016 rainy season. In a statement ...

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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

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