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Calls for Early Negotiated Settlements to Water Flashpoints

January 27, 2010 1 comment

By Rich Bowden:

A new study conducted by the California-based Pacific Institute has called for negotiations to mitigate the potential for new challenges such as climate change to exacerbate tensions between countries where rivers and aquifers are shared. Read more…

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Investment Sought for Armenia’s Water Sector Development

January 27, 2010 Leave a comment

By Rich Bowden:

Yerevan, Armenia: As a by product of an economy still struggling to cope with the effects of its transition from a centrally-planned to a privately run system, Armenia’s dilapidated water infrastructure is in need of both an increase in investment and a concerted period of time to develop to an acceptable level, according to a recent report released by the PA Consulting Group. Read more…