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Land of No Rain: How Jordan Is Facing a Parched Future

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Aug 2020

With limited rainfall and aquifers already over pumped, the kingdom is running out of water. Researchers are tackling some aspects of the problem, but hard choices still lie ahead.

Development Gender Internationalization Research Science

A Small Network of Arab and German Academics Aspires to Have a Large Impact

Burton Bollag | 23 Mar 2020

An “academy” of early-career researchers in Germany and Arab countries promotes international, interdisciplinary research projects “on the boundary between science and society.”

Architecture Development Publishing

Modern Architecture in Cairo: An Unsung Treasure

Ursula Lindsey | 18 Mar 2020

Cairo Since 1900, by Mohamed Elshahed, documents a vibrant aspect of the city’s heritage that’s in danger of being erased.

Development Research Science

Egypt Hopes to Strengthen Scientific Research Through ‘Science Up’

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 10 Mar 2020

A new government program will use cash incentives, support for laboratory equipment, and a mentoring program to improve science at public universities. The program will focus first on mathematics and physics.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Finances Gender

Libyan Women Push for a Bigger Role in Rebuilding Their Country

Sarah Page | 08 Mar 2020

War has forced Libyan women to enter the job market, but they still are underrepresented in business and government and lack a significant role in the peace-building process.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender

Arab Youth Focus on Traditional Careers, Not Emerging Ones, Report Finds

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Feb 2020

In the Arab region, young people’s professional aspirations are not compatible with expected changes in employment markets, says a new report.

Architecture Development Technology & Online Learning

Engineers in Sharjah Are 3D-Printing Future Homes

Benjamin Plackett | 31 Jan 2020

The technology uses smart, robotic machines that could help countries continue building houses—or even refugee settlements—in times of emergency or during a labor shortage.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Development

Kuwaiti Group Seeks to Nurture Creativity by Changing Mind-Sets

Aisha Elgayar | 08 Jan 2020

Nuqat, an independent foundation, encourages creative thinking to solve problems in the Arab world through education and youth skills development.

Data & Surveys Development Gender Schools

Arab Adult Education Is Not Accessible for Many

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Dec 2019

Arab countries have made progress in their adult learning and education efforts, a new report from UNESCO says, but program participation rates remain low.

Development Research

Scholar Traces the Rise of Nongovernmental Organizations in Iraq

Edward Fox | 11 Nov 2019

Thousands of civil-society organizations sprang up after 2003, during Iraq’s postwar reconstruction. The historian Mehiyar Kathem is exploring how they evolved to represent political interests.




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