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Title:Science, technology and sustainability in the Middle East and North Africa
Editor:Ahmed, Allam
Year:2007
Pages:380
Language:English
City:Genève
Publisher:Inderscience Enterprises Ltd
ISBN:0907776302; 0907776329
Geographic terms:Northern Africa
Egypt
Eritrea
Sudan
Tunisia
Middle East
Subjects:science
technology
sustainable development
information management
innovations
public health
food controls
water resources
environmental management
Abstract:This book examines the complex relationship between science, technology and the environment in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA). It investigates efforts made by different countries in the MENA region to tackle the challenges of sustainable development. Contributions on Africa include: The evolution of the ICT industry in Egypt (Sherif Kamel); Information and communication technologies, education and development in Eritrea (Ravinder Rena); Technology transfer by transnational corporations in Egypt's car industry (Ali Shamsavari and Yasser Taha); A comprehensive solution to compact malaria in Sudan: constraints and challenges (Samar Ahmed); Water demand management in Tunisia (Mounir Belloumi); Heavy metals and pesticides residue in commercial fresh vegetables in Sudan (Mohamed S. DafaelSeed, Mohammed M. Eltayeb, Amro B. Hassan and Elfadil E. Babiker). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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