(pp.349-368) K. Hassanien ‘Three major aspects of the economic risks of human capital in Cairo’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 3/4, 2014

17th August 2013

Karim Hassanien, The British University in Egypt, Egypt Purpose: We need to identify three major challenges facing the socioeconomic development of human capital to avoid an ultimate economic risk. These are poverty, poor environmental conditions and the filtration from education at an early age. Design/methodology/approach: The choice of Al-Salam District in Cairo in Egypt as [more details]

(pp.267-306) P. Arthur ‘Capacity development & reconstruction in post-conflict African environments’, WJEMSD, Vol. 7, Nos. 2/3/4, 2011

23rd September 2011

Peter Arthur, Dalhousie University, Canada Abstract: There have recently been concerted efforts by many post-conflict African countries to formulate and implement policies and measures that will reconstruct and develop their societies. Much of the discussions of realizing post-conflict reconstruction and development have generally focused on disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration (DDR) of ex-combatants. What is, however, [more details]

(pp.253-263) H. Sternberg, A. A. Hagen, P. Paganelli and K. Lumsden ‘Intelligent cargo – enabling future’s sustainable and accountable transportation system’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2010

1st October 2010

Henrik Sternberg and Andreas Hagen, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Paolo Paganelli, Insiel S.p.A, Cesare Battisti, Italy Kent Lumsden, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden Abstract: Today, the transport industry is facing increasing demands on reducing both the environmental impact and cost of freight transports. Another demand, coming from the end consumers, is the demand for [more details]

(pp.275-289) W. Murad and N. H. N. Mustapha ‘Does poverty cause environmental degradation? – evidence from waste management practices of the squatter and low-cost flat housholds in Kuala Lumpur’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No. 3, 2010

1st October 2010

Md. Wahid Murad and Nik Hashim Nik Mustapha University of Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia Abstract: This study examines whether or not the waste management practices of the poor households living in squatters and low-cost flats in Kuala Lumpur are conducive to the environment. With the aim of accomplishing the above, the study empirically assesses knowledge, attitude [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]