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Adair, Jennette [2008-02-29]
In the historical tapestry of the development of the Goddess, from 10,000 - 330 BCE onegolden thread shines through. Despite the vicissitudes of differing status, she remainedessentially the same, namely divine. She was continuously sought in the many mysteries,mystic ideologies and through the manifestations that she inspired. In all the countries ofthe Ancient Near East, the mother goddess w ...
SUBJECT: figures: çatalhüyök (anatolia modern turkey); ancient near east; goddesses|zmiddle east; athirat; bronze age: writings: goddess in mesopotamia
Arbache, Jorge Saba et al. [2007-11]
Using the most recent purchasing power parity data for 44 sub-Saharan African countries, this paper examines the characteristics of long run growth in Africa between 1975 and 2005. The authors investigate the following issues: cross-country income structure, income convergence, the country level distribution of income, growth and income persistence, and formation of convergence clubs.
SUBJECT: correlation coefficient; remittances; development outcomes; gross domestic product; development economics
Concept note. Reinforcement of pastoral civil society in East Africa: a programme of capacity building and participatory action-research
C. Hesse et al. 
This concept note explores initiatives aiming at supporting pastoral civil society in East Africa.The goals of the initiative include:create conditions such that pastoral groups can play a more effective and visible role in the design and implementation of policies to improve their livelihoodscreation of a vibrant, accountable and effective pastoral civil society movement capable of articulati ...
SUBJECT: civil societies; education; policies; east africa; training
Green, Elizabeth A. 
This paper discusses hydropolitics in the Middle East, the most critical example today of the worldwide problem of diminishing fresh water resources relative to increasing demands stemming from growing populations and development. The paper concentrates information essential to understanding regional hydropolitics, including information about past and current U.S. attempts to influence Middle ...
SUBJECT: supply side economics; conflict; population; agreements; momentum
Hansen, Richard L [2012-03-22]
The finite water supply of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers is increasingly out of balance with the demands of Turkey, Syria, and Iraq. Turkey's Southeast Anatolia Development Project (GAP), which will eventually include 22 dams and 19 hydroelectric plants in the upper Tigris-Euphrates basin, gives Turkey tremendous ability to control both rivers, and provides significant political and economic ...
SUBJECT: *tigris-euphrates river basin; limnology and potamology; negotiations; *water shortages; *water-sharing agreements
S.M. Ahsan 
This paper seeks to discern and evaluate the process by which economic growth leads to poverty alleviation and attempt to identify the role of governance institutions in that process. The article asks 'do institutions matter in determining the poverty performance of economic growth?'.The paper has two primary goals. The first is to review the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) growth experien ...
SUBJECT: poverty; potassium; exons; mercury; good governance
Aoyama, Atsuko 
SUBJECT: malnutrition; middle east.; africa, north.; nutrition
POSTED TO: Human development network.; Health, nutrition, and population series
Nashashibi, M. et al. 
SUBJECT: effluents; wastes; eau souterraine; wastewater treatment; nitratos
POSTED TO: Water Science and Technology (United Kingdom)
SUBJECT: water resources -- middle east.; africa; poverty -- africa, sub-saharan.; poverty alleviation.; food supply -- urban areas -- developing countries.
SUBJECT: north africa; north africa, middle east and western asia; statistics.; agricultural eonomics; agriculture -- economic aspects --egypt.