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Vietnam: Netafim signs US$17 million agreement to supply greenhouse structures in Vietnam

Netafim, a leader in drip and smart-irrigation solutions, has announced that it has signed a US$17 million agreement with Vingroup Joint Stock Company, Vietnam’s...

New book released on safe use of wastewater in agriculture

The United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) has launched a new book that will serve as...

New standard for treated wastewater to maximise irrigation systems

A new standard (ISO 16075 series) has been published containing guidelines for the development and execution of treated wastewater projects, including design, materials, construction...

Angola: Angola receives IFAD financing to strengthen artisanal fisheries and aquaculture

Angola and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) have signed an agreement to finance the Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture Project (AFAP)...

United States: USDA launches initiative to help farmers improve water quality

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the US Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest US$41 million in a threeyear initiative to support the work...

Chile: Chilean students awarded Diploma of Excellence

Students Katherine Araya and Katya Urqueta from Chile have been awarded a Diploma of Excellence, as part of the 2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize,...

Egypt: Egypt commits to water and agriculture improvement projects

The African Development Bank and the Government of Egypt have signed two grant agreements amounting to US$860,000 to help finance water and agriculture projects in the country. The...

Vietnam: Power and agriculture sectors braced for water shortages

Electricity of Viet Nam and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development have agreed to regulate water held in hydropower reservoirs and water for...

Israel: Israel announces expansion of its Centres of Excellence in India

Israel, known for its water management expertise, plans to more than double its Centres of Excellence in India to boost bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture,...

Development bank funds new irrigation systems

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a grant of US$8 million to support agricultural productivity in the North West Department of Haiti. The grant will allow...

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Research reveals gross underestimation of desalination brine production

Research led by the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health has revealed “gross underestimations” of the amount of brine produced as a...
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