Sunday , 18 August 2019

Science & Tech

Arab scientists call for funding for regional collaborations

[DOHA] Arab scientists have called for an increase in funding for research partnerships between the Arab states, whether by governments, civil society institutions or the private sector.

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Pan-Arab 2011 Women in Science Fellowship winners announced

The winners of the L’Oreal-UNESCO Pan-Arab 2011 for Women in Science Fellowship

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African Development Bank Surveys Tunisia’s ‘Green’ Potential

On November 29, 2011, the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Tunis announced the release of the annual Technology and Innovation Report, drafted by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) in collaboration with AfDB. The report focuses on the future of renewable energies and technologies (RETs) in developing countries, along with some of the challenges faced in advancing renewable …

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Egyptian scientists to make diabetes drug from bitter fruit

[CAIRO] Bitter gourd, a plant long held to have anti-diabetic properties, is to be turned into tablets that Egyptian scientists hope will provide an alternative to insulin injections.

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World Bank Supports Morocco’s Bold Solar Power Plans

The World Bank today approved $297 million in loans to Morocco to help finance the Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power Plant Project, taking a historic step toward realizing one of the first large-scale plants of this kind in North Africa to exploit the region’s vast solar energy resources.

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Socio-Economic Reintegration of Marginalized Moroccan Youth

An Internatinal Organisation of Migration (IOM) programme seeking to tackle the pressing socio-economic reintegration needs of underprivileged and at-risk young people in the northern Moroccan cities of Tangier and Tétouan has assisted more than 9,000 vulnerable individuals over the past year.

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UNESCO advances gender equality in Moroccan TV

UNESCO’s Office in Rabat, the Medias Training Centre and the Casablanca School of Journalism and Communication organized a training workshop on gender sensitive scriptwriting on 10 and 11 November 2011 in Casablanca, Morocco. This activity took place within the framework of UNESCO’s programme to promote gender sensitive media content in the Maghreb countries.

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Challenges and Opportunities in Egypt’s Industrial Sector

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy: Challenges and Opportunities in Egypt’s Industrial Sector. In the context of the 2011 Celebration of the Africa Industrialization Day under the theme “Tackling Energy Poverty in Africa”

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Arab team 3rd place in Intel Global Challenge for Entrepreneurship

With the presence of U.S. President Barack Obama Under the Emirati patronage: Arab team for the first time catches the third rank in the Intel Global Challenge for Entrepreneurship

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Egyptian scientist sues Nature

A libel case between an Egyptian scientist and the scientific journal Nature has begun in the United Kingdom. Mohamed El Naschie has brought the case because he says that an article that Nature published in 2008 damaged his reputation.

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