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  1. World Is Off-track Re SDG Targets: UNFAO

    21 Jul 2019- 12:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFA)) has issued a grim first report on progress towards achieving four critical Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with respect to eradicat ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2019 - 12:34

  2. World Bank Supports Kerala Resistance to Climate Change, Natural Disasters

    16 Jul 2019- 09:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Thiruvananthapuram, India The Country Director, World Bank, India, this week described the recently signed $250 Million USD loan for the Resilient Kerala Program (RKP) which aims to enhance the state’s resilie ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/16/2019 - 09:14

  3. UNFAO: Conflict And Climate Conditions Continue To Exacerbate Food Insecurity

    13 Jul 2019- 07:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy Variable climate conditions and persistent conflicts contine to cause high levels of food insecurity in 41 countries, with 31 of these in Africa, UNFAO has reported. The Crop Prospects and Food Sit ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2019 - 07:47

  4. Trump Administration Will Veto Defense Spending Bill Because Of PFAS Protections

    13 Jul 2019- 06:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON DC, United States US President Donald Trump's administration is considering a veto of defense spending legislation which seeks to address PFAS chemical contamination of water resources. The Whi ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2019 - 06:27

  5. Source-to-Sea Sustainability Guidance For Project, Program Practitioners

    13 Jul 2019- 06:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Historically, terrestrial, freshwater and marine specialists have worked more or less independently from one another and, so far, the linkages between source-to-sea have not been fully explor ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/13/2019 - 06:35

  6. Guterres Labels Global Response To SDGs "Not Ambitious Enough"

    10 Jul 2019- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations Secretary General António Guterres this week launched the update report on the progress of achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that commit countries ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/10/2019 - 11:25

  7. Green Climate Fund Supports Pakistan Water Management

    8 Jul 2019- 10:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SONGBO, Korea The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has issued a $35 Million USD grant for water management and agriculture projects in the Indus River Basin in Pakistan. Home to nearly 90 million people, the Basin prod ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 10:33

  8. Jakarta District Anticipates Crop Failures This Year

    8 Jul 2019- 10:55 by Local Press Report CIBINONG The Jakarta Post The Bogor regency administration (West Java) has taken measures for the possibility of crop failures during this year's dry season. According to Bogor Regent Ade Yasin, most droughts h ...

    Local Press Report - 07/08/2019 - 10:55

  9. Groundwater Extraction Mapping Will Help Future Sustainability Planning

    8 Jul 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TUCSON AZ, United States New research from the University of Arizona has determined that streamflow in US rivers has declined by as much as 50 percent since large-scale pumping began in the 1950s. The study, re ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/08/2019 - 07:26

  10. Gush Spouts Limp At China Tourist Attraction

    25 Jun 2019- 10:49 by Local Press Report JINAN Xinhuanet The water level of Baotu Spring, a famous scenic spot in Jinan, capital of eastern China's Shandong Province, has continued to fall below the warning mark for a week, reaching 27.52 meters on M ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2019 - 10:49

  11. Chennai Authorities Finally Admit Water Crisis Point Has Been Reached

    24 Jun 2019- 07:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CHENNAI, India Chennai, the capital city of the south-eastern India state of Tamil Nadu on the Bay of Bengal, has run out of water. Its population of over 4.5 million now relies on water tankers as the city ad ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/26/2019 - 08:37

  12. Water Diplomacy Talks- "Regional Water Protection Framework"

    23 Jun 2019- 07:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MUMBAI, India Diana Philip, Senior Research Manager for international think-tank Strategic Foresight Group (SFG) speaks with David Duncan, Publisher, OOSKAnews in this (LINK) "Water Dipolmacy Talks" ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 07:56

  13. Ethiopia: Dams And Sugar Plantations Causing Hunger And Displacement Among Indigenous Peoples

    24 Jun 2019- 08:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent OAKLAND CA, United States A new  report from US think-tank  the Oakland Institute, “How They Tricked Us: Living With The Gibe III Dam and Sugarcane Plantations in Southwest Ethiopia" calls for urgent acti ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2019 - 08:22

  14. Index Foresees Climate Change As Threat To Global Peace In Next Decade

    24 Jun 2019- 07:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SYDNEY, Australia The annual Global Peace Index produced by Australia's Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) suggests that climate change will impose a threat of conflict to many countries in the next ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/24/2019 - 07:59

  15. EU Support For Food Security, Healthcare, Preparedness In 7 Sahel Countries

    23 Jun 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission has reported  that it is providing over $170 Million USD to seven countries in Africa's Sahel region, bringing total regional support for 2018 and 2019 to more th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/23/2019 - 08:42

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