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Babili M. et al. 
Syria has a sensitive agricultural sector which will be inevitably influenced by its accession to the WTO. This publication is the first study that examines the possible impacts of Syrias accession to the WTO on its agricultural sector, focusing particularly on agricultural trade.<br /><br />The paper reveals that Syria was one of the GATTs establishing countries, but it withdrew due to politi ...
SUBJECT: trade liberalization; syrian arab republic; agricultural sector; arab countries; trade policy.agriculture
C. Breisinger et al. 
It is argued that the Arab World has awakened, and it is time to take the next steps. This publication aims to inform and stimulate the debate on key policy priorities for poverty reduction and food security in light of the Arab Awakening. The report demonstrates the following findings: poverty and income inequality in the Arab world are likely higher than official numbers have long suggested ...
SUBJECT: research institutions; poverty; research policies; economic growth; food policies
This report highlights the course of fertility and mortality transitions, and examines trends in rural and urban populations in the 22 countries of the Arab region for the period 1980-2050. Additionally, it exposes age-structural changes and ageing of rural populations for the period 1980-2015 in eight selected Arab countries: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, Tunisia, Syrian Arab Republic, Somali ...
SUBJECT: population structure; urbanism; fertility; agriculture and food.labour and employment; egypt
Abdulrazzak, M.J. 
SUBJECT: saudi arabia; arabia saudita; kuwait; emirats arabes unis; paises arabes
POSTED TO: International Journal of Water Resources Development (United Kingdom)
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Geneva 
SUBJECT: pays en developpement; jamahiriya arabe libyenne; emiratos arabes unidos; kuwait; developing countries
Demir, S. et al. 
Tables. Bibliography p. 123-127. Summary (En)
SUBJECT: koweit; ressource economique; pays arabes; paises arabes; emiratos arabes unidos
Devarajan, Shantayanan 
The economic outlook for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in 2015 is slightly more favorable than in 2013-14, when the region as a whole grew at 3 percent a year. The World Bank group’s latest MENA Economic Monitor projects MENA’s economic growth to average 5.2 percent in 2015 driven by domestic consumption, easing political tensions crowding-in investments in Egypt and Tunisia, ...
SUBJECT: arab spring; development economics; arab transition countries; economic growth; economic policy
Breisinger, Clemens; Ecker, Olivier; Al-Riffai, Perrihan; Engelke, Wilfried; Al-Bataly [2015-01-24]
SUBJECT: water policies; poverty; qat; western asia; yemen
International Food Policy Research Institute [2014-12-09]
SUBJECT: gulf states; poverty; nutrition; anemia; mortality
Hazell, P. B. R.; Oram, Peter; Chaherli [2012-03-22]
SUBJECT: southwestern asia; jordan; north africa; agricultural insurance; morocco