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Down With Earth Day!

Up with Earth Year! Michael H. Glantz April 2019 For the past 50 years people have celebrated an Earth Day. Its beginning years were extremely valuable and eventful. Before the first official Earth Day in 1969, we were slowly emerging out of what might be called the dark […]

El Niño wreaking havoc in the Philippines

The irregular weather pattern has caused sudden drought in main food-growing regions, threatening to spark shortages, inflation and unrest. By Bong S Sarmiento, Mindanao March 13, 2019 El Niño is parching farms and drying up water supplies in the Philippines, with the southern island of Mindanao taking the […]

ECWC commissions Gidabo Irrigation Dam

Jean Marie Takouleu February 22 2019 Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC) has completed the Gidabo dam in central Ethiopia. Its putting into service was the subject of a ceremony attended by the Prime Minister. ECWC commissions Gidabo Irrigation Dam©Nataly Reinch/Shutterstock The Gidabo dam in the Oromia region has […]