Post Tagged with: "Water"

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Angola’s Minister of Energy and Water visits Sweden

May 19, 2014 at 10:53

On 14-16 May, Angola’s Minister of Energy and Water João Baptista Borges is visiting Sweden with a delegation. The main focus of the visit is to promote a business exchange […]

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Teabag for World’s Thirsty

December 17, 2013 at 10:48

“[There is] water, water everywhere, not any drop to drink” – Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Neither when the floods hit Pakistan, nor when an earthquake […]

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AfDB to Cooperate with South Sudan in Water Sector

October 29, 2013 at 10:30

The USD 5.4 million grant will benefit some 170,000 people living in those 11 towns The African Development Bank Group (http://www.afdb.org) has approved a grant for an assessment study of […]

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Mali to Receive US $75.5 Million Soft Loan to Finance a Drinking Water Supply Project in Bamako

October 11, 2013 at 10:30

The African Development Bank Group (http://www.afdb.org) approved on Wednesday, October 9 a US $75.5 million (UA 50 million) soft loan for Mali to help the country finance a drinking water […]

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The 2013 edition of the ground breaking High Level Forum on water and sanitation in Africa: A platform for expanded business opportunities for investors

October 10, 2013 at 14:32

The November 21 to 23 High Level Forum on water and sanitation for all in Africa (http://hlf.wsafrica.org) presents an unprecedented opportunity for potential investors in water, sanitation and affordable housing […]

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SA: Commission to host water research symposium

SA: Commission to host water research symposium

September 25, 2013 at 15:00

The Water Research Commission (WRC), in partnership with the Departments of Water Affairs (DWA) and Science and Technology (DST), will host a two-day Water Research and Development Symposium at the […]

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WSA and the Ivorian Government are organising the 2013 High-Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All

WSA and the Ivorian Government are organising the 2013 High-Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All

July 19, 2013 at 09:30

800 participants are expected in Abidjan from 21 to 23 November 2013 “To promote vibrant and effective South-South cooperation to accelerate access to hygiene, sanitation, and drinking water for all […]

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Ancient Egyptian river could be revived for farming

Ancient Egyptian river could be revived for farming

July 2, 2013 at 07:55

By Ian Randall – SciDev.Net Image – Andy Johnstone / Panos A 5,000-year-old river could be resurrected to bring sustainable agriculture to one of the planet’s rainiest yet driest deserts, […]

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Mali: Water and electricity still in short supply in northern cities

Mali: Water and electricity still in short supply in northern cities

May 15, 2013 at 09:15

In northern Mali, which has been experiencing armed conflict for nearly 16 months, hard-hit communities need better access to water. Since April 2012 the ICRC has been providing fuel to […]

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How to unlock business funding for development projects

How to unlock business funding for development projects

April 19, 2013 at 01:44

By Edward Hanrahan – SciDev.Net Results-based carbon financing shows the way forward for involving the private sector in development, says ClimateCare’s Edward Hanrahan. There is increasing acknowledgement that the public […]

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