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  1. Climate and Water at COP24: Will We Catch the Current or Be Trapped in the Eddies?

    11 Dec 2018- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent KATOWICE, Poland OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by senior participants in different parts of the international water community. In this article, John H. Matthews, co-founder an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/11/2018 - 08:57

  2. Brazil Energy Minister Says Hydro Power Has Reached Its Limit

    10 Dec 2018- 11:31 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Merco Press Brazil’s incoming mines and energy minister, Bento Albuquerque, supports more nuclear and wind power development to diversify the country’s energy matrix, while saying hydropower had reached it ...

    Local Press Report - 12/10/2018 - 11:31

  3. Partnership To Secure Africa Water Security Through Transboundary Infrastructure Projects

    6 Dec 2018- 09:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe The Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) are partnering to support project preparation, transaction management, resource mobiliza ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/06/2018 - 09:30

  4. Brazil Hydro Company Completes Floating Solar Project

    4 Dec 2018- 06:17 by Local Press Report SOBRADINHO PV Magazine International Brazilian hydroelectric power producer Companhia Hidroelétrica do São Francisco (Chesf), which serves several cities in the northeast of the country, has completed a 1 MW floatin ...

    Local Press Report - 12/04/2018 - 06:17

  5. US Climate Assessment Report Warns Of Water Security Risks; Trump: "I don't believe it"

    27 Nov 2018- 08:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Washington DC, United States The United States released its fourth National Climate Assessment Report last week – and it’s not looking good for water security in the North American republic. The Congressionall ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/27/2018 - 14:28

  6. EIB Loan Supports Nachtigal Hydro Plant In Cameroon

    26 Nov 2018- 06:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Yaounde, Cameroon The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced a $57 Million USD loan to Nachtigal Hydro Power Company of Cameroon to support construction of a $1.4 Billion USD, 420 MW hydropower project o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/26/2018 - 06:48

  7. First Turbine Goes Onstream At Rogun Dam

    19 Nov 2018- 13:58 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DUSHANBE, Tajikistan In what might be considered a completion of “Phase 1”, the first of six turbines of Tajikistan’s controversial Rogun hydroelectric dam went online on November 16. The $3.9 Billion USD 3600 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/22/2018 - 12:04

  8. Immediate Action Required For Kafue River Sustainability

    14 Nov 2018- 09:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LUSAKA, Zambia A new report urges immediate action to ensure a sustainable future for communities and companies that depend on the Kafue River. The lower basin of the Kafue River is the subject of a new report ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2018 - 09:53

  9. OOSKAnews Talks – Charles Iceland, Director, Global and National Water Initiatives with the World Resources Institute’s Food, Forests, and Water Programs.

    14 Nov 2018- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States OOSKAnews caught up with Charles Iceland this week to talk about global water risk, threats, conflict, migration and food security. In conversation with OOSKAnews' David Dunca ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2018 - 15:08

  10. WWF Launches Upgrades To Water Risk Assessment Tool

    6 Nov 2018- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent EDINBURGH, Scotland WWF, the world’s largest conservation group has announced an upgraded version 5.0 of the “Water Risk Filter”, a leading online tool developed with the German Development Finance Institution ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/06/2018 - 10:45

  11. Climate Change Is Driving Factor Behind Central America Migrant Caravan

    30 Oct 2018- 12:54 by Local Press Report MEXICO CITY The Guardian Thousands of Central American migrants trudging through Mexico towards the US have regularly been described as either fleeing gang violence or extreme poverty. But another crucial driving f ...

    Local Press Report - 10/30/2018 - 12:54

  12. Pakistan Water Minister Calls For "War-footing" To Resolve Water Scarcity

    23 Oct 2018- 06:04 by Local Press Report ISLAMABAD Daily Times Federal Minister for Water Resources Faisal Vawda said on Saturday that the water issue should be taken seriously and all stakeholders should contribute to resolving it on a war-footing. The m ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2018 - 06:04

  13. Insolvent Hyflux Announces Rescue Package

    21 Oct 2018- 07:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE, Singapore Troubled Singapore environmental solutions company Hyflux has reached a deal with Indonesian conglomerates Salim Group and Medco Group for a capital injection of up to $384 Million USD in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/21/2018 - 07:54

  14. Green Climate Fund Meets In Bahrain, Has A Bahrain Problem

    19 Oct 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAMA, Bahrain As the board of the United Nations' Green Climate Fund (GCF) meets in Manama this week, uncertainty swirls around the entity's funding and spending, and a contentious oil wastewater c ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/19/2018 - 09:27

  15. Potential Shared Water Disputes- Causal Factors Mapped

    17 Oct 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Info BRUSSELS, Belgium Scientists of the European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) have used a new machine-learning approach to investigate pre-conditions and factors that are likely to lead to water management issues in ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 10/17/2018 - 07:55

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