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Tag Archives: resources

New dams to bring Algeria a step closer to water security

Algeria’s efforts to improve water security will take a big step forward in the next two and a half years as a series of dam projects come on-stream. OPWP seeks ministry’s approval for water desalination project in Salalah UAE’s FEWA announces ambitious plans to meet increasing water demand RO 100m Qurayyat water project to come on stream before year-end Abdelkader …

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Preparations begun to set up the Abu Dhabi Plant Genetic Resources Centre

After the approval of its Board of Directors of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) to establish the Abu Dhabi Plant Genetic Resources Centre, preparations has begun to set up the centre which aims to document the genetic resources of local bio-diverse plant species, and studying and conserving them by utilising an integrated approach that includes internal and external …

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Garnet Education Introduces New English Curriculum in Iraq

Garnet Education, a UK-based leading developer of educational resources and a subsidiary of Tahseen Khayat Group (TKG), has signed a contract with the Iraqi Ministry of Education allowing Garnet to introduce an updated English curriculum for all Iraqi schools. Effective this school year, the contract stipulates that English be taught starting the first grade and continued till senior year of …

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2013 World Energy Congress Issues Call for Papers

The Daegu 2013 Organizing Committee of the World Energy Congress Wednesday issued a call for papers ahead of the world’s top-level meeting of energy experts and professionals, to be held in Korea next year. Submissions are invited from global experts in their respective fields. The selected papers will be presented to the dedicated expert forum at the Congress and distributed …

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Technical creativity needs nurturing at the grassroots

Efforts to promote sustainable development must tap into technologies developed locally, driven by community needs and priorities. The products of modern science and technology (S&T), from chemical pesticides to carbon-emitting combustion engines, are frequently blamed —with some justification — for the unsustainable use of the planet’s resources. At the same time S&T offers a variety of tools for sustainable development — …

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Better resource allocation with customised computer models

Mathematical models developed in the United States could help developing countries better allocate their limited health resources and improve the provision of life-saving technologies and disaster relief. Case studies of the computer models, which were designed at the Georgia Institute of Technology, were presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Vancouver, Canada last month (19 February). Julie Swann, …

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