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Government quotas are not always the best way to empower businesswomen. Instead, women need more training and networking - plus personal ambition - to reach the corporate boardroom, speakers told the Arab Women Leadership Forum. "Women should advocate for themselves," said Maryam...
25.11.2012
Geographical information systems, remote sensing, zoning are all spatial planning tools that can facilitate the implementation of integrated marine and coastal area management. The use of spatial planning tools for marine capture fisheries and aquaculture, indeed, can greatly help in the identification,...
22.11.2012
Nadereh Chamlou is a senior adviser in the office of the chief economist for the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region at the World Bank. Based in Washington DC, she was in Dubai on Monday to participate in a panel discussion at the Arab Women Leadership...
21.11.2012
A vegetable food rich in all the essential amino-acids, minerals and vitamins, Quinoa is a crop with high potential to contribute to food security. Nutritional quality, genetic variability, adaptability to adverse climate and soil conditions and low production cost, are the main characteristics which make Quinoa a...
01.11.2012
Upon a joint initiative of UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), today, Thursday 18 October, the FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa hosted a briefing about the humanitarian situation in Syria. The...
18.10.2012