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Travel and Tour published on Thursday, February 21, 2019, this article on Saudi Arabia that aims to attract 1.5m tourists by 2020 all according to its Prince Mohamed Bin Salman’s Vision 2030. In this prince's vision, diversification of the economy is emphasised and...read more
The February 20, 2019 Peninsula reported that Qatar witnessed the highest valued IPO in 2018 in the MENA region with the listing of Qatar Aluminum Manufacturing Company (QAMCO) on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE), raising $745.6m in Q4. Qatar leads MENA 2018 IPO...read more
The "MENA region has to import about 57% of the calories consumed domestically, mostly wheat, grains, proteins and dairy," all as per ZAWYA’s #MENA|10 FEBRUARY, 2019 with a call for action such as it is high time to start thinking: where does the MENA region's food...read more
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Locusts have formed plagues since prehistory. The ancient Egyptians carved them on their tombs and the insects are mentioned in the Iliad, the Bible and the Quran. Swarms have devastated crops and been a contributory cause...read more
No matter what your beliefs, views, morals, ethics, economic principles, etc. are we all share in the desire to sustain life because we too are life. No matter what your beliefs, views, morals, ethics, economic principles, etc. are we all share in the desire to...read more
School climate strikes: why adults no longer have the right to object to their children taking radical action Rupert Read, University of East Anglia A worldwide wave of school climate strikes, begun by the remarkable Greta Thunberg, has reached the UK. Some critics...read more
“To confront environmental catastrophe, we need urgent political transformation.” Professes Laurie Laybourn-Langton in this article where he maintains that: It’s no longer climate change we’re living through. It’s environmental breakdown Getty In 1962, American...read more
Since time immemorial, and all in the MENA region know that growth or rather the lack of it for centuries, has brought only dire consequences. Why has growth been the panacea to any development never questioned? Richard Heinberg, author and...read more
The following article as written by Gulcin Ozkan, Professor of Economics, University of York and Richard McManus, Senior Lecturer in Economics, Canterbury Christ Church University could in the context of the MENA region, be more inspirational than educational. It must...read more