This book explores the current challenges and opportunities of research for development in the Arab countries of the Middle East and North Africa. Experts from the region and development professionals from around the world provide a detailed portrait of the research environment and explore the relationship between science and policy. They also present and discuss new research initiatives in the areas of social and economic development, natural resource management, and information and communication technologies.
Research for Development in the Middle East and North Africa will be of interest to development researchers and practitioners, policymakers in science and technology, and students and academics in development studies, Arab studies, and policy studies.
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About the Author
Dina Craissati is Senior Program Office in IDRC's Cairo office.
Table of ContentsForeword - Maureen O'Neil, President, IDRC; Opening Address - H.E. Marie-Andrée Beauchemin, Ambassador for Canada in Egypt;
II. THE DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH ENVIRONMENT: Keynote Address to the Workshop - Heba Handoussa; An Emerging Development Agenda for the Middle East and North Africa - Max Rodenbeck; Science and Research for Development in the Arab Region - Nader Fergany; Arab Social Science Research in the 1990s and Beyond: Issues, Trends, and Priorities - Saad Eddin Ibrahim; The Research Environment in Egypt - Karima Korayem; The Research Environment in Morocco: Context, Capacity, and Themes - Driss Khrouz, Ali Hajji, and Mohamed Boussetta; Discussion Notes: Science for Policy and Development.
III. SECTORS OF DEVELOPMENT INTERVENTION FOR IDRC: Social and Economic Development - Galal Amin, Tamer El-Meehy, Mohamed Tozy,and Brent Herbert-Copley; Natural Resource Management - Mohamed Kassas and David Brooks; Information and Communication Technologies - Sherif Reda Hashem, Renald Lafond, and Marc Van Ameringen;