|Series||Science policy studies and documents ; no. 41, Science policy studies and documents ;, no. 41.|
|LC Classifications||Q125 .U475 no. 41, Q127.A5 .U475 no. 41|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||327 p. :|
|Number of Pages||327|
|LC Control Number||77367294|
Science and Technology Development in the Gulf States Book Description: The Arab states of the Gulf, currently heavily reliant on oil and gas exports, have stated their intention to promote economic diversification and have embarked on reforming existing institutions for higher education, scientific research, and technology innovation. Final report and main working document of the Conference of Ministers of Arab States Responsible for the Application of Science and Technology to Development, held in Rabat, Morocco, Aug., The Arab states of the Gulf, currently heavily reliant on oil and gas exports, have stated their intention to promote economic diversification and have embarked on reforming existing institutions for higher education, scientific research, and technology innovation. This document describes the Conference of Ministers of Arab States Responsible for the Application of Science and Technology to Development (CASTARAB) which was organized by Unesco with the cooperation of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO) and the Economic Commission for Western Asia (ECWA). The Conference took place at Rabat, Morocco, .
In this article the OECD () definition of S&T indicators is used, as well as the descriptive and comparative approaches to S&T development in the Arab Gulf and Mediterranean countries. It was f. Gears of the Heavens: Technology and the Representation of the World Ja‘far ibn Muhammad al-Balkhi (Abu Ma‘shar), Introductorium in astronomiam Albumasaris Abalachi octo continens libros partials (Introduction to astronomy, containing the eight divided books of Abu Ma‘shar Abalachus), , Qatar National Library No science could develop very far without relying on observational. His, An Introduction to the History of Science, was one of the first works to give Arab culture its due in regards to world civilization. Also, the significant Arab advancements in the fields of agriculture, food, music, architecture, physical sciences, philosophy, technology and other fields of knowledge were passed on to the West. Arab states have approved a strategy to harness science, technology and innovation for development by improving science education, upgrading and reforming universities, building research capacity and encouraging international cooperation. The 22 Arab states include eight countries in Africa, six in the Arabian Gulf and eight in Asia.
Keywords: Arab region; Arab women education; science technology engineering mathematics fields 1. Introduction The Arab region is home to around million people, and is one of the most youthful regions in the world. The median age is 22 years compared to the global average of About 60% of the Arab population is under 25 years of age. Both the strategy and the subsequent Arab Science and Technology Plan of Action (ASTPA) will be drawn up by a panel of experts from the region with the institutional support of the Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALECSO), the Union of Arab Scientific Research Councils and UNESCO, among others. The impressive narrative brings together the converging histories of science and technology,describing their interactions and their social and economical impact on human authors assert that for much of human history,technology depended more on the empirical innovations of skilled artisans and engineers, than it did on the Reviews: Science, Development, and Sovereignty in the Arab World examines the recent scientific research performance of Arab countries and their organizations in relation to their socio-economic development. A. B. Zahlan highlights factors that have affected Arab countries' advancement in research and s: 1.