Residents across Karachi will have greater access to basic services following recent investments by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to improve the city's transport and water services.
An increasing number of the world's people are facing “extremely high” water stress, but a great deal can still be done to reverse the damage, Jodi Dean, a professor of political science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and Fred Magdoff, professor emeritus of plant and soil science at the University of Vermont, told Sputnik Friday.
In efforts to address challenges faced in managing the fisheries sector, the Department of Fisheries has adopted the Ecosystems Based Fisheries Management (EBFM) which aims at restoring the diversity of fish species.
Two Chinese companies have joined hands with a Nepali company to develop the Tamakoshi III hydropower project with an investment of around 500 million U.S. dollars in Nepal.
The government has asked China, Laos and Myanmar to release more water into rivers to help relieve the drought conditions in Thailand, and Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said they are cooperating.
The Horn of Africa (HoA) (including northeast Uganda) is currently experiencing a prolonged drought, largely as a result of below average precipitation from the seasonal short rains (April-July) and long rains (October-December).
China on Monday encouraged Africa to promote specific cooperation in the development and utilization of water resources to solve water shortage problems.
The Chinese Embassy in Pakistan has handed over a sustainable water project to Pakistan's southwest provincial capital Quetta as part of China's ongoing efforts to build more social development projects in the country.