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2014-07-08 23:10:57

Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Urges Greater Women Involvement in Water and Drought Issues as Water Crisis Increases, as Living Water International Announces 2014 Gala Honoring Women. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 08, 2014 Water activist and entrepreneur Sharon Kleyne believes that in the increasing world’s global fresh water crisis, women should play an important role. She is encouraged by the record number of women assuming high profile leadership positions in water...

2014-07-02 23:08:33

Women Historically Are More Impacted by Water Shortages Than Men Explains Bio Logic Aqua Research Founder Sharon Kleyne Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Radio Host Sharon Kleyne has announced a new global women’s mission to educate the world about water shortages, water recycling and the need for governments to work together to solve water problems. The mission will be called “Women for Water”. Kleyne made the announcement during an interview on her radio show, the Sharon...

2011-02-23 16:48:00

VIENNA, February 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) and four African countries (Ethiopia, the Gambia, Niger and Sierra Leone) today signed loan agreements totalling to US$62.4 million to finance projects in key development sectors - energy, education, transport, water and agriculture. Ethiopia will receive US$20 million to pursue an "Energy Access Project"; while the Gambia obtains US$5 million for a "University of the Gambia Project"; Niger, two...

2008-09-07 15:00:17

Text of report by Ghanaian privately-owned radio station Joy FM on 6 September [Unattributed report: "African Ministers and Donors Chart Way Forward on Soaring Food Prices"] At a landmark dialogue held in Accra yesterday, over 40 African Ministers met with heads of donor agencies to discuss the crises caused by soaring food and fuel prices, and urged the international donor community to "untie aid and remove restrictions on food aid so that the adverse impacts of the crisis on people and...


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