Monday , 24 September 2018

Science

‘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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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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Chemical Engineering Sector

Chemical engineering offers such wide opportunity to bring improvements to agriculture, medicine, mineral processing and the wider industrial sector. The successful application of chemical engineering and new innovations can reap great rewards and will have a huge impact on contributing to sustainable Arab development. If you have ideas to contribute in any of the above areas – the world is …

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Agriculture Sector

The agricultural sector in The Arab World is key to the ongoing sustainable development of the continent. Advances in agricultural technologies are needed to improve crop yields, increase crop protection and improve animal welfare. If you have ideas to contribute in any of the above areas – the world is waiting for you Visit Agriculture Group

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Aerospace Sector

The aerospace industry is constantly in need of new innovations that can help improve performance and safety. If you have ideas to contribute in any of the above areas – the world is waiting for you Visit Aerospace Group

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