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Nile Basin Countries Fail to Sign River Treaty Again

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Egypt and Sudan have rejected the proposed Nile Basin agreement as it stands, while the other seven members vow to press on.

New Bank Loans Revive Controversial Ilisu Dam Project in Turkey

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The Turkish government plans to move forward with the dam despite international opposition.

Water Scarcity, Food Security Concerns Prompt Global Land Grab

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Area nearly the size of France purchased, leased for food production around the world. Africa, South America, parts of Europe targeted by cash-rich, food-poor nations

Jordan Plans to Give Dying Dead Sea New Life

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The Dead Sea's Salt Encrusted ShoreJordan's government is making its own plans to rejuvenate the shrinking Dead Sea with salt water from the Red Sea

West Bank in Acute Humanitarian Crisis, World Bank Water Report Says

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Amid bloody ethnic conflict, the prolonged five-year drought in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip drags on in dismal every-day monotony, but a World Bank report published last month is raking the coals between Israelis and Palestinians over vital aquifers that they share.

New Project Resurrects Hope for Dying Aral Sea

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“Good news – the mother sea is coming,” says a sign hanging…

Water Management is a Money Issue, World Bank tells China

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In a recently released report, the World Bank applauds China…

Water Shortages and More In Gaza City

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With Israeli forces moving into Gaza City, the World Bank is…

World Bank warns Middle East and Africa of water's future

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The World Bank has a clear warning for Governments in the Middle…

World Bank warns Middle East and Africa of water's future

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The World Bank has a clear warning for Governments in the Middle…

World Bank Aid for water supply in Mozambique

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MAPUTO, MOZAMBIQUE -- The Mozambican government and the World…