Friday , 24 November 2017

Science & Tech

‘Wonder food’ spreads to Middle East

A nutritious blue-green algae, known as spirulina, has been added to school meals in Jordan to combat chronic malnutrition and anaemia among children. Almost one in ten Jordanian children suffer from chronic malnutrition, or long-term protein or energy deficiency, while a third are anaemic, according to a survey by the Jordanian Department of Statistics (DOS) made public in March.

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Egypt: Green algae boost wheat yields, say scientists

[CAIRO] A substance derived from green algae has boosted wheat productivity by a quarter, according to Egyptian scientists. ‘Gorn 19′ was invented by an Egyptian agricultural engineer who claimed local farmers’ wheat output soared when they used it. Now, university scientists say that the substance — produced from the green algae Spirogyra — increased the productivity of the crop by 25 …

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Winner of INJAZ Young Entrepreneurs Competition 2010 Announced

Congratulations to The Fifth Wheel for winning Best Company at this year’s INJAZ Young Entrepreneur Competition 2010 which took place in Morocco. The Lebanese team from St. Joseph School took on 12 other Arab teams to win the coveted title. The winning company was chosen by an esteemed panel of judges including Sam Schamma of Intel, Maher Qaddoura of Meydan, …

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Pharmaceuticals Sector

The Arab World’s healthcare sector needs to see considerable development in pharmaceuticals. The rapid growth of the pharmaceutical market in the region has presented the need to increase the quantity of production, and also increase the export ratio for quality products. Opportunities lie in the expansion of products, the search for new markets, and support for medical research. If you …

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Mineral & Natural Resources Sector

Mineral resources are one of the essential components of the natural capital of numerous Arab countries, and one of the key components of their economies. The sustainable development of this sector is of huge importance – for the mineral producing countries as well as for the consumer countries. Innovation is an essential ingredient of that sustainable development. If you have …

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Healthcare Sector

The healthcare sector in The Arab World is showing signs of remarkable improvement as the quality of hospitals and the availability of qualified doctors has dramatically increased over the last few years. By making the transformation from traditional medicine to a modern and well structured system, many Arab countries have been able to meet their growing healthcare needs. If you …

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Environmental Technologies Sector

If The Arab World can develop its agricultural and industrial sectors in harmony with the environment, Arab innovators can lead the way in one of the world’s fastest growing industries. It is an arena that is ripe for innovation and fresh thinking. Environmental engineering also incorporates elements from agricultural engineering, biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, civil engineering, ecology, geography, geology, marine …

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Energy & Power Generation Sector

Energy is the common denominator of all economic and social infrasystems. Positive contributions in the energy sector along with environmental considerations can hugely change the wealth and prosperity of The Arab World. If you have ideas to contribute in any of the above areas – the world is waiting for you Visit Energy & Power Generation Group

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Electronics Sector

Electronic engineering provides much of the technological skills that bring other industrial sectors together. The applications are wide and varied, subfields of electronics include those that deal with power, instrumentation engineering, telecommunications, and semiconductor technology. If you have ideas to contribute in any of the above areas – the world is waiting for you Visit Electronics Group

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Computing & IT Sector

The Asian tiger economies and the Indian sub-continent have shown how education, research and investment in information technology can create jobs and wealth in the silicon age. IT innovations offer huge opportunities for Arabs to reach out to the world’s most dynamic and exciting industry. If you have ideas to contribute in any of the above areas – the world …

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