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SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 1999/00 P2

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 1999-2000

8 Mar 2002
This survey is an annual publication designed to provide a review and analysis of economic and social conditions in the ESCWA region during a specific time period. The present survey includes chapters on such topics as: the state; globalization; the impact of globalization on the role of the stat...
NATL ACCOUNTS STUDIES ESCWA #21

National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, Bulletin No. 21

8 Mar 2002
This publication offers a wealth of national statistics on the countries of Western Asia. The information is divided into three chapters. Chapter I is comprised of aggregates of national accounts and their relative distribution; Chapter II is comprised of consolidated accounts in local currencies...
BULLETIN ON VITAL STATISTICS #04

Bulletin on Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, 4th Issue

8 Mar 2002
The Bulletin of Vital Statistics for the countries of Western Asia provides statistics and indicators covering fertility, mortality, marriages and divorces. Comparative study is facilitated through the data which is provided from as far back as 1990. Most of the national data was compiled from na...
REVIEW SCIENCE TECHN ESCWA #3

Review of Science and Technology in ESCWA Member Countries

8 Feb 2002
This issue, the third in a series launched in 1998, reviews recommendations of an expert panel to address policy and strategic initiatives pertaining to the development of technological capacity in ICT. These initiatives are designed to increase competitiveness and productivity in the ESCWA membe...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 2000/1 P1

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 2000-2001

25 Jan 2002
This survey is an annual publication designed to provide a review and analysis of economic and social conditions in the ESCWA region during a specific time period. The present survey includes chapters on such topics as: major developments in the world economy and their implications for the ESCWA ...
ASSESS OF DRYLANDS & DESERT

Assessment of Drylands and Desertified Areas in the Islamic Republic of Iran

8 Mar 2002
This study analyzes the methods of evaluation and valuation of arid zone deserts in the Islamic Republic of Iran, where activities relating to desertification control originated 50 years ago. To gain a better understanding of the issues, the studies were focused on the Kashan area on the edge of ...
REVIEW INDUST ESCWA MEMB #3 2000

Review of Industry in ESCWA Member Countries, No.3, 2000

30 Nov 2001
The world economy in general and that of the Member Countries of the Economic and Social Commission of Western Asia (ESCWA) are experiencing rapid and dramatic changes, making it imperative to monitor and analyze the developments to understand their impact on the region's economic and industrial ...
BULLETIN ON ASIA PAC PERSP 2001/02

Bulletin on Asia-Pacific Perspectives 2001-2002

Asia-Pacific Economies - Coping with New Uncertainties

21 Feb 2002
This inaugural issue of the Bulletin is a concrete manifestation of the concerted efforts that are being made to enhance the role and relevance of the secretariat in the ESCAP region. This publication has been created to focus on two main objectives. The first is to provide an assessment of the m...
REVIEW AGRICULTURE ESCWA MEMB #22

Review of Agriculture in ESCWA Member States

8 Mar 2002
This review focuses on important issues in the field of regional agricultural development. The lead article, in English, focuses on 'Standards and regulations for selected agricultural inputs: fertilizers, animal feeds and veterinary drugs'. The Arabic section has three papers. The first deals wi...
SCIENCE & TECHN POLICIES 20TH CENT

Science and Technology Policies in the Twenty-first Century

25 May 2001
This publication presents an overview of science and technology (S and T) in Western Asia and gives a brief summary of implicit and explicit Science and Technology policy orientations adopted. It describes policy and strategy formulation activities in a number of regions and countries around the ...
REVIEW OF TRANSPORT IN ESCWA MEMBE

Review of Transport in ESCWA Member Countries, No.11, 2000

25 May 2001
This publication provides a medium for the exchange of knowledge, scientific information and technical data related to transport and communications issues in the Arab world. This issue presents the following two papers: Preliminary Thoughts on Integrated System in the Arab Mashreq Information Sys...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #20

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No. 20

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
23 Feb 2001
The Abstract provides useful statistical data collected mainly at the national level. For each country of the region, statistical tables are presented on such topics as: population and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry and electri...
EXTERNAL TRADE BULL ESCWA #10

External Trade Bulletin of the ESCWA Region, Tenth Issue

Series:
External Trade Bulletin of the Arab Region
9 Feb 2001
With statistics collected mainly at the national level, this Bulletin offers a comprehensive selection of data. Divided in three parts, part one gives summary tables on overall trade, trends and share of the region in total world trade. It also gives the import and export distributions of countri...
NATL ACCOUNTS STUDIES ESCWA #20

National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region, Bulletin No. 20

15 Dec 2000
This publication offers a wealth of national statistics on the countries of Western Asia. The information is divided into three chapters. Chapter I is comprised of aggregates of national accounts and their relative distribution; Chapter II is comprised of consolidated accounts in local currencies...
BULLETIN ON VITAL STATISTICS #03

Bulletin on Vital Statistics in the ESCWA Region, 3rd Issue

15 Dec 2000
The Bulletin of Vital Statistics for the countries of Western Asia provides statistics and indicators covering fertility, mortality, marriages and divorces. Comparative studies is facilitated through the data provided from as far back as 1990.
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA 1999/00 P1

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region 1999-2000

1 Dec 2000
This year's edition of the Survey indicates notable improvement in economic and social conditions of the region in 1999. The broad areas covered in this year's edition include: major developments in the world economy and their implications; aggregate economic performance; monetary and fiscal deve...
INVESTMENT REGIMES THE ARAB WORLD

Investment Regimes in the Arab World

Issues and Policies

Series:
ASIT Advisory Studies
1 Dec 2000
Foreign direct investment flows to the Arab world as a whole remain modest and have not kept pace with the upward global trend. This publication presents an overview of the main issues and challenges facing the Arab world with respect to the regulatory and institutional framework for investment, ...
WATER MNGMT ISLAM

Water Management in Islam

Series:
Water Resources Management and Policy
23 Feb 2001
In the Middle East and North Africa, water is rapidly becoming the key development issue. The region has one of the highest population growth rates in the world and scarce natural water supplies. This publication presents Islamic perspectives on a number of proposed water-management policies, inc...
REVIEW INDUST ESCWA MEMB #2 1999

Review of Industry in ESCWA Member Countries, No.2, 1999

13 Oct 2000
The world economy in general and that of the Member Countries of the Economic and Social Commission of Western Asia (ESCWA) are experiencing rapid and dramatic changes, making it imperative to monitor and analyze the developments to understand their impact on the region's economic and industrial ...
ESCWA RPT 1998/99

Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia Report

13 Oct 2000
The present 1998-1999 Report is intended to present the general public with a comprehensive and reader-friendly account of the economic and social environment in the region. It profiles the activities of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and outlines its relations with o...
ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND TECHNOLOGIES

Environmentally Sound Technologies in the Food Industry

13 Oct 2000
The food processing industry has been the target of considerable technological innovation, particularly during the past two decades. This study attempts to examine various aspects of the agro-food sector in the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) countries and to enhance the p...
REVIEW INDUST ESCWA MEMB #1 1998

Review of Industry in ESCWA Member Countries

13 Oct 2000
This publication reviews issues related to the industrial development in the region. It presents a summary of the most important trends in industrial development and reviews the studies issued by the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). The Review of Industry in ESCWA Member C...
BULLET INDUS STAT ARAB #04 1990/98

Bulletin of Industrial Statistics for the Arab Countries - Fourth Issue

Series:
Bulletin of Industrial Statistics in the Arab Region
14 Apr 2000
The data in this Bulletin were derived from national sources and specialized agencies. The Bulletin presents statistics for 19 Arab countries on gross domestic product (GDP), industrial statistics, exports and imports and main industrial products.
REVIEW AGRICULTURE ESCWA MEMB #21

Review of Agriculture in ESCWA Member Countries

Agriculture and Development in Western Asia

10 Mar 2000
The Review of Agriculture in the countries of Western Asia deals with the harmonization and development of specifications and standards for certain agricultural commodities for export from the region, especially to the countries of the European Union.
NATL ACCOUNTS STUDIES ESCWA #19

National Accounts Studies of the ESCWA Region

25 Feb 2000
This publication offers a wealth of national statistics on the countries of Western Asia. The information is divided into three chapters. Chapter I is comprised of aggregates of national accounts and their relative distribution; Chapter II is comprised of consolidated accounts in local currencies...
REVIEW OF TRASNP ESCWA CTRIES #9

Transport Bulletin

Review of Transport in ESCWA Member Countries

10 Mar 2000
The Review of Transport in the countries of Western Asia provides scientific information and technical data related to transport and communication in the Arab world. This issue offers a discussion on the topics: advanced technologies for fleet management and intermodal freight operations in the E...
STAT ABSTRACT ESCWA REGION #19

Statistical Abstract of the ESCWA Region, Issue No.19

Series:
Statistical Abstract of the Arab Region
18 Aug 2000
The Abstract provides useful statistical data collected mainly at the national level. For each country of the region, statistical tables are presented on such topics as: population and human settlements, education, health, national accounts, agriculture, forestry and fishing, industry and electri...
SURV ECON SOC DEV ESCWA

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the ESCWA Region

Unemployment in the ESCWA Region - Selected Case Studies

23 Feb 2001
This publication provides an in-depth analysis of a developmental issue of vital importance to the region of Western Asia - the unemployment problem in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon and the Yemen.