The efforts of genetic engineering researchers to increase wheat productivity face many challenges, most notably the lack of laws supporting the application of their research.
A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.
In Lebanon, a university and a police force collaborate on a training program to improve the police response to domestic violence.
The country’s scientists are devising innovative ways of dealing with declining water resources, but financial and other challenges impede putting their projects into effect.
Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.
As the Iraqi-led coalition takes back territory, liberated universities are trying to serve students again.
Despite the opportunities that vocational education can provide to support Gaza’s deteriorating economy, many challenges still hinder it.
To a greater extent than in any other Arab country, those who graduate from universities in Palestine struggle in the job market.
International organizations are supporting a cash-for-school attendance strategy to try to improve the proportion of refugee children in school.