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- The BLDS print collection
Browse all the latest print documents from the British Library of Development Studies...
- No revolutions without equality and justice: the struggle for women’s rights in rethinking development in the Arab region
- K Mohamadieh / The World We Want, 2012
- This article considers policy practice in the Arab region, highlighting some key areas for consideration in future policy making in the region. The peoples’ revolutions and uprisings in countries such as Egypt, Tunisia and Libya...
- Libya needs integrated and systemic economic reconstruction
- D. Vandewalle / African Development Bank, 2011
- The economic, social, and political challenges Libyans will face in the aftermath of its civil war will be enormous. This paper demonstrates that with the state's economic and political institutions having been weakened, Libya will ne...
- An envisaged economic model for new Libya: "oil-reliance" or inclusive development?
- R. Chami; A. Al-Darwish; S. Cevik / International Monetary Fund, 2012
- The conflict in Libya in 2011 had a severe impact on the economy, but the contraction is expected to be temporary. This paper demonstrates that Libya has the potential for a robust diverse and inclusive growth. The paper h...
- Libya: where to now?
- Chatham House [Royal Institute of International Affairs], UK, 2011
- What now for Libya with the fall of the authoritarian, centralised ‘one-party’ system? With the Gaddafi regime defeated and dispersed policy analysts and development professionals will swiftly look to support reconstructio...
- Improving employment prospects for the young in the MENA region
- International Fund for Agricultural Development, 2011
- The Near East and North Africa (NENA) region presents the largest cohort of youth after sub-Saharan Africa, with young people making up 20 per cent of the total population in NENA. Ths paper, prepared for the 34th session of the...
- Better integrated management of water resources and regulation is needed to manage chronic water scarcity in this region
- K. Frenken (ed) / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2009
- This FAO report aims to provide an accurate status of rural water resources management, with a special focus on irrigation, highlighting the major changes that have occurred in the last decade. In each country, the paper fea...
- Urgent need for climate change adaptation measures in Arab countries
- M.K. Tolba (ed); N.W. Saab (ed) / Arab Forum for Environment and Development, 2009
- Although greenhouse gas emissions from the Arab world amount to 4.2% of global emissions, the impact of climate change on the fragile environment of the region and its people is expected to be immense. This report aims to provide info...
- Guidance for NGOs on human rights work in the Middle East and North Africa
- A. Bendrif; S. al Karaguly; M. Laghzaoui; et al. / Network Learning, 2009
- The international human rights system has been slow to develop in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. However, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and civil society organisations (CSOs) can play an important role advocat...
- Ensuring human security can lead to better opportunities for human development in the Arab world
- M. El-Sayyid; M. Al-Rasheed; S. Benjelloun; Et al / Human Development Report Office, UNDP, 2009
- This report examines human development in the Arab world through a human security lens, calling on policymakers and other stakeholders to move away from a state-centric conception of security to one which also concentrates on the secu...
- Arab governments losing their grip on freedom of expression
- E. Zelaky; S. Sami; D. Ziada / The Initiative for an Open Arab Internet, 2007
- Arab governments have maintained a tradition of restricting freedom of expression using national security and religious morals as grounds for censorship, and the ‘war on terror’ has given them an excuse to further extend t...