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Tag: water resources


Nigeria has restated its commitment to promoting transboundary water resources in the Niger Basin. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, who made this known at the ongoing meeting of the Technical Committee of Experts of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) Read more…


The African Development Bank (AfDB) has instituted a new water policy for the continent with water security and transforming them into green assets the main goals. The policy aims to promote Africa-wide attainment of a minimum platform of water security, Read more…


As the spring season moves closer towards summer, the American state of California has quickly announced a $5.1 Billion water resilience programme to check the impact of drought. Gavin News, California Governor announced the package today in Merced County while visiting Read more…


As the raining season in Nigeria gets fully underway, at least 28 states and 121 Local Government Areas (LGAs) are at risk of massive flooding. Nigeria’s Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, said this while unveiling the Annual Flood Outlook Read more…


Greater Libreville has a population of 300,000 – representing more than have of the entire nation’s inhabitants. As the residents’ numbers continues to rise, there is a huge strain on public amenities, especially water supply. It is because of this Read more…


The Nigerian government has launched the construction of six water projects worth $15 million, in Ogoni communities in Rivers. This is part of recommendations by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) aimed at addressing the livelihoods of Ogoni residents impacted by Read more…


The World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote livelihoods across 11 African countries on a swathe of land stretching from Senegal to Djibouti. World Read more…


Sudan is officially ‘frustrated as its long-drawn disputed Nile talks involving Ethiopia and Egypt have hit another brickwall Ethiopia drew opposition from both Egypt and Sudan over its proposed multi-billion dollars Blue Nile Dam. Cairo and Khartoum argued that the Read more…


Egypt has agreed once again to commence talks with Ethiopia and Sudan on the disputed grand hydropower dam built over the Nile River. Ethiopia had earlier drawn the anger of Cairo and Khartoum after it commenced the construction of the Read more…


Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have resumed negotiations on the filling and operation of a controversial dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Blue Nile. The online meeting between the three Nile basin countries is the second of a new Read more…