16 Jan 2022 JUBA, South Sudan
Efforts to minimize fatal attacks and implement Marial Bai Agreement to allocate resources and implement procedures for mobile courts in dispute settlement.
16 Jan 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
Irrigation canal refurbishment, water quality improvements, wastewater management and construction of desalination plants all part of 20 year plan. Nile River shortages anticipated
16 Jan 2022 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Rainfall variability, and resulting water scarcity, is a contributing force in migration, says the World Bank in new report.
9 Jan 2022 KATHMANDU, Nepal
Glacier melt in "third pole" will adversely affect livelihoods of an estimated 1.65 billion people living downstream. Faster change is likely to result in greater landscape instability, increased risk of landslides, avalanches, and floods.
7 Jan 2022 JOHANNESBURG
Government of South Africa warns of possible flooding along Komati River downstream of Maguga dam in eSwatini.
7 Jan 2022 YAOUNDE, Cameroon
Cameroonian authorities have reported that the recent bout of violence broke out between fishermen of the Musgum community and ethnic Arab Choa cattlemen over water management and access. With people continuing to arrive in Chad, pressure has been mounting on the African country which is home to 17 million people and around one million refugees and internally displaced families.
6 Jan 2022 CAIRO, Egypt
GCC minister acknowledges Egypt's pivotal role in regional stability; emphasizes need for legally binding agreement among Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan
3 Jan 2022 DHAKA
Every year, Bangladesh and India record water level at different points of the river from January 1 to May 31 as agreed in the 1996 treaty.
3 Jan 2022 ROME
Rome, Florence and Assisi to participate
5 Dec 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Need for interaction between the formal and informal processes. Conference must be inclusive as well as build momentum to create broad ownership of outcomes.
21 Nov 2021 DAMASCUA, Syria
Climate change-linked extreme drought, continued armed conflict in the region, and up-stream blockage aggravate water shortages in rural Syria.
7 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The governments of Tajikistan and Hungary are spearheading a new water and climate coalition, announced at COP26, to create an integrated monitoring framework on water and climate and to help diffuse tensions between countries and regions over access to and control over water resources.