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  1. PM Inaugurates Tunisia's First Sewater Desal Plant

    4 May 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Info TUNIS, Tunisia Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Thursday inaugurated the country's first seawater desalination plant May 3, on the island of Djerba (ANSA). The plant will allow the island to meet its civic ...

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

  2. Drought Tensions Intensify in Tunisia

    27 Sep 2016- 10:56 by Local Press Report TUNIS Qantara Struggling with extremism and economic woes, Tunisia now faces another menace: persistent drought across several regions that is creating new social tensions and threatening farming, a pillar of the e ...

    Local Press Report - 09/27/2016 - 10:56

  3. Tunisia Scarcity Sparks 'Thirst Uprising' Warning

    20 Sep 2016- 08:39 by Local Press Report BEJA France 24 Activists are warning of a potential "thirst uprising" in Tunisia following protests over severe water shortages after one of the North African nation's driest summers on record. Resid ...

    Local Press Report - 09/20/2016 - 08:39

  4. Tunisia: Additional World Bank Funding for Wastewater

    9 Sep 2016- 12:19 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC African Manager The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved early September “US$18 million (i.e. 39.7 million Tunisian dinars) in additional financing to complete an environmentally s ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2016 - 12:35

  5. Corruption Impacts Basic Services in Middle East, North Africa: Transparency International

    4 May 2016- 12:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BERLIN, Germany Fifty million people in the Middle East and North Africa-- nearly one-third of public service users-- have to pay bribes to access basic services including utility services, public schools, clin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/04/2016 - 12:03

  6. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  7. 5+5 Dialogue Adopts Common Strategy for Water

    1 Apr 2015- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ALGIERS, Algeria The 10-member Western Mediterranean Forum, commonly referred to as the "5+5 Dialogue," this week adopted a common strategy on water, emphasizing the need for an integrated management ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2015 - 10:33

  8. IDB, Gates Foundation Approve $718 Million for Develoment Projects

    16 Mar 2015- 10:14 by Local Press Report TUNIS Out-Law More than US$718 million will be invested in water supply, sanitation, roads, power generation, agriculture and rural development projects in a number of countries after the Islamic Development Bank ( ...

    Local Press Report - 03/16/2015 - 10:14

  9. Private-Sector Participation Could Further Develop Jordan’s Water Resources: OECD Study

    6 Aug 2014- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France Private-sector participation in Jordan has the potential to make an important contribution to development of the country’s water supply, according to a recent report from the Organization for Econ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/06/2014 - 11:02

  10. New Lake Mysteriously Appears in Tunisia

    1 Aug 2014- 08:52 by Local Press Report TUNIS France 24 For the past three weeks, hundreds of swimmers have been flocking to a lake in the Gafsa region of southern Tunisia. But the sudden, mysterious appearance of this lake in a drought-hit area has raise ...

    Local Press Report - 08/01/2014 - 08:52

  11. World Bank Lends Tunisia $26 Million for Water Improvement Projects

    27 Jun 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUNIS, Tunisia The World Bank last week approved $26 million USD in loans for water improvement projects in Tunisia, according to Tunisian officials. The funds will be used to upgrade and improve potable water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/27/2014 - 10:13

  12. World Bank Lends Morocco $158.6 Million for Water Projects

    15 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RABAT, Morocco The World Bank this week approved a $158.6 million USD loan to Morocco for water projects in rural areas. “The strategy of the [World Bank’s] International Finance Corporation (IFC) is to promot ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2014 - 10:01

  13. France, Tunisia Could Be Water Partners

    31 Mar 2014- 10:13 by Local Press Report TUNIS Tunis Afrique The shortage of water in Tunisia was the theme of a gathering organised by the French Development Agency (AFD) and Tunisia's French Institute Friday evening in Tunis. Ambassador of France t ...

    Local Press Report - 03/31/2014 - 10:13

  14. Asian Scientists to Collaborate on Water, Environmental Protection

    27 Jan 2014- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ISLAMABAD, Pakistan Asian scientists agreed during an international conference last week that there was a need for greater collaboration in water research and more exchanges of knowledge and technology in orde ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/27/2014 - 10:03

  15. African Governments Failing at Providing Water, Sanitation, Power: Survey

    13 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAPE TOWN, South Africa Less than half of Africans say their governments are doing a good job at providing reliable water and sanitation services, according to a new 34-country survey carried out as part of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2014 - 10:00

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