(pp.263-275) C. D’Alessandro-Scarpari ‘Local territories, their power and their actions: development as a weapon for peace’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Cristina D’Alessandro-Scarpari, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, France Abstract: Focusing on local realities and more precisely on urban contexts, post-conflict reconstruction can use development as an instrument for peace – or even as a weapon for peace. At the present time, in an era of non-conventional conflicts, actors can launch development during a conflict. This is [more details]

(pp.065-081) R. M. Elzaki, E. M. Elamin and S. E. H. Ahmed ‘Poverty and agricultural development in Sudan’, IJSR, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2010

8th October 2010

Raga M. Elzaki, Gezira University, Sudan Eltighani M. Elamin, Agricultural Economic and Policy Research Center, Sudan Shams Eldein H. Ahmed, Sudan University for Sciences and Technology, Sudan Abstract: This study assesses the extent of poverty in rural Sudan. It is focusing on the indicators and identifying the causes of poverty, trends and tenable solutions by [more details]

(pp.161-170) I. Santa, I. Kuswardani, A. E. Tanur, F. Anita and V. Lini ‘Development of low aflatoxin soycorn milk’, IJFNPH, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2010

10th May 2010

Ignatius Santa, Indah Kuswardani, Agustinus Elbert Tanur, Fitri Anita & Veronica Lini, Widya Mandala Surabaya Catholic University, Indonesia Abstract: A nutritious soycorn milk can be produced by combining soybean and corn. The beverage offers dual nutritional advantages for public health in combating protein and Vitamin A deficiency. However, many studies have shown high level aflatoxin [more details]

(pp.113-129) A. Al-Roubaie ‘Building Indigenous Knowledge capacity for development’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010

8th May 2010

Amer Al-Roubaie, Ahlia University, Bahrain Abstract: The aim of this paper is to highlight the importance of Indigenous Knowledge (IK) in development. The paper focuses on the role that IK and local cultural values play in the process of development. Currently, knowledge, information, science and technology used in development are produced in developed countries without [more details]

(pp.151-161) P. Catalan and E. Berger ‘Advanced Biofuels: the evolution of international research networks’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010

8th May 2010

Pablo Catalan, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA & Universidad de Concepción, Chile Elena Berger, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA Abstract: Alternative fuels for transportation are gaining momentum in the global market. Ethanol has been the most used biofuel as an additive and as a substitute for gasoline in a number of countries. Current [more details]

(pp.061-075) J. Lee and S. W. Tai ‘Motivators & inhibitors of entrepreneurship & small business development in Kazakhstan’, WJEMSD, Vol. 6, Nos. 1/2, 2010

1st April 2010

Jung-Wan Lee, Boston University, USA Simon W. Tai, KIMEP, Kazakhstan Abstract: This study investigates motivators and inhibitors of entrepreneurship and small business development in the transitional economy of Kazakhstan in Central Asia. A qualitative research was used to obtain a macro view of developing entrepreneurship and small business in Kazakhstan. A focus group interview with [more details]

(pp.091-107) R. Polenakovik and R. Pinto’The National Innovation System and its relation to small enterprises: The case of the Republic of Macedonia’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No, 1, 2010

12th January 2010

Radmil Polenakovik, Ss. Cyril and MethodiusUniversity Business Start-up Centre, Macedonia Ricardo Pinto, Pinto Consulting GmbH, Germany Abstract: Authors summarises the research conducted for the needs of a EU-funded project to assist the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Macedonia to develop a strategy and programme to stimulate the development of SMEs during the period [more details]

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