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This policy brief discusses some strategic
considerations for the world of work of the Syrian
public policy move towards achieving a social market
economy, as set in the 10th five-year plan of 2006-
2010. It lays down recommendations for moving
informal economic...

In response to rapid urbanization throughout the global South, urban and peri-urban slums are
expanding at an alarming rate. Owing to inadequate financial and institutional resources at the
municipal level, conventional approaches for safe water provision with centralized treatment...

The report covers the Filippinnovation Forum and field trips in Cebu and Davao, a survey of literature, assessment of experiences and practices of developing countries with special focus on those in Southeast Asia, and reviews and comments on the innovation survey questionnaire and instrument...

In general terms, stress felt by young people relates to primary experiences of emotional deprivation, lack of social networks and family support and life satisfaction; they may have difficulty in controlling their emotions and expressing them in an adequate way, having emotional outbursts which...

Each year, Moroccans use nearly 70% of their annual recoverable water supply
which is about 20 cubic kilometres. While this may sound sustainable, at the
local level it is not viable because community use of groundwater is increasing,
while overall supplies are limited.