15 Mar 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Past issues of The Water Diplomat now available on OOSKAnews website.
1 Mar 2022 LISBON, Portugal
Emergency allocation to assist cattle farmers; Portugal and Spain appeal to European Union for assistance
24 Feb 2022 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates
Statement calls for a nexus approach that optimizes resource use, encourages governments to create practical and innovative solutions to water, food, and energy challenges
14 Feb 2022 LISBON
The Portuguese Institute of Meteorology (IPMA) warns that a drought, that started in November 2021, has worsened, with 54% of the country now in moderate drought, 34% in severe drought and 11% in extreme drought.
10 Feb 2022 NEW DELHI, India
A new report from India's Observer Research Foundation explores the mutual benefit derived from sharing water resources and developing hydropower assets.
13 Jan 2022 Gujarat
The house also earned an ‘Ideal House Award’ by the District and the State Government.
25 Oct 2021 BEIJING, China
Authorities curtailed energy usage at factories and ports while ramping up efforts at additional coal production.
4 Oct 2021 Johannesburg, South Africa
Power supply to Johannesburg and Pretoria curtailed. More cutbacks predicted.
28 Sep 2021 WASHINGTON DC
Major new investment to create power grid and deliver water.
21 Sep 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN Security Council stresses need for Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt to continue talks with African Union in order to agree water sharing of Nile River.
6 Sep 2021 Almaty, Kazakhstan
The water resources available to the 5 republics of Central Asia are below the stress threshold of 1,700 m3 per person per year and risk falling further towards scarcity by 2050 if the nations do not undertake substantial investment in water infrastructure and management, as well as engage in transboundary water management and cooperation.
8 Jun 2021 Sao Paulo, Brazil
Government to reduce number of cargo ships permitted on the Parana River basin, part of Brazil’s fourth- largest waterway for cargo transport. Restrictions could impact Brazil’s agriculture sector, particularly in the major farming states of Goias, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo which rely on the 2,400km waterway for crop transportation.