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Inadequate power in the informal sector poses a severe growth obstacle to all categories of firms. Proprietary firms encounter capital shortage while large firms are constrained by non-availability of raw materials. Enterprises managed by women are more likely to decline. Businesses located in...

Rural women remain disempowered, have no access to meaningful economic empowerment, few of them own property, and due to these disadvantaged positions, are targets for gender based violence. Article 14 of the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) has...

Breakthroughs in technology are making it possible to develop more effective animal vaccines that promise to reduce the devastating livestock losses experienced by smallholder farmers in the developing world. This could greatly...

This is the third volume in a series of five books which bring together the results of intensive research on the national systems of innovation in the BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. This book looks at the relationship between small and medium enterprises and...

One of the most acute challenges facing rural communities is lack of access to quality health services and information.

Jordan, like many countries in MENA, suffers from a concentration of medical services in its large cities....

The Arab World is witnessing critical transitions that will affect the future of our communities. Research and science play an instrumental role in development by linking policy to the needs, demands, and aspirations of the community...
Since 1954 the American University of Beirut’s (AUB) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) has sought knowledge and scientific evidence to guide policy decisions on healthcare issues in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The faculty...

The general objective of this project was to design, implement and evaluate two learning alliances, in order to enhance innovation in the areas of agricultural production, marketing and value chain development. A more specific objective was to share the concept of a learning alliance with...

hyperlipidemia and on mortality due to cardiovascular disease in India. Design Economic-epidemiologic model. Modeling methods A microsimulation model of mortality due to myocardial infarction and stroke among Indian populations was constructed, incorporating nationally representative data on...

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