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Development

Development Technology & Online Learning

Start-Ups Trying to Improve Lives Get a Boost From the U.N.

Jacob Wirtschafter | 30 Jan 2018

Young technology companies in Turkey and the West Bank are among six firms that recently won grants from Unicef’s Innovation Fund.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Gender

Women Make Gains as Judges in Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel | 18 Jan 2018

More women are studying law, and many choose a career in the judiciary. But social expectations may slow their advancement.

Administration Democracy Development Politics

A Rare Look Inside Iraq’s Education Ministry

Muthana Al-Saleh | 11 Jan 2018

A young teacher from Mosul asked for, and received, unusual access to observe the agency’s operations and share concerns with its leaders.

Development Research Science

In Egypt, Genetic Crop Modification Is On Hold

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 14 Dec 2017

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.

Development Faculty Teaching

Helping Libyan Professors Become Better Teachers

Edward Fox | 29 Nov 2017

A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.

Conflict Development Gender Human Rights

A Team Effort to Combat Domestic Violence

Edward Fox | 28 Nov 2017

In Lebanon, a university and a police force collaborate on a training program to improve the police response to domestic violence.

Development Finances Research Science

Water is Scarce in Egypt; So Are Research Funds

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 10 Nov 2017

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.

Development Faculty Politics Research Salaries Social Sciences

Tunisian Professors Flee the Country for Better Salaries

Ibtissem Jamel | 28 Jul 2017

Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.

Administration Development Extremism Politics Terrorism

10 Iraqi Universities Rebuild In Wake of Islamic State

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 04 Jul 2017

As the Iraqi-led coalition takes back territory, liberated universities are trying to serve students again.

Development Employment Gender Vocational Education

Vocational Education: A Neglected Solution in Gaza

Mohammed Othman | 20 Jun 2017

Despite the opportunities that vocational education can provide to support Gaza’s deteriorating economy, many challenges still hinder it.




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