(pp.139-149) R. Kumar, E Madhu, A. Maan and S. Sinha ‘Determination of combined exposure factor of different transport related environmental pollutants by assessing air quality and noise levels: A case study of Delhi’, World Sustainable Development Outlook, 2015

1st July 2015

RAVINDRA KUMAR, ERRAMPALLI MADHU and ANIL MAAN, Central Road Research Institute, India; SANJEEV SINHA, National Institute of Technology Patna, India Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to the determination of Combined Exposure Factor (CEF) of different transport-related environmental pollutants by assessing air quality and noise levels. Design/methodology/approach: The CEF takes into account the potential relative uptake [more details]

(pp.07-20) A. Al-Roubaie ‘Building knowledge capacity for sustainable development in the Arab World’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013

14th December 2012

Amer Al-Roubaie, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Purpose: In development studies, knowledge has been considered an important input for development as well as a major factor in wealth creation and global competitiveness. The main purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of building knowledge capacity for sustainable development in the Arab World. Design/methodology/approach: [more details]

(pp.113-127) A. Abouzeedan and M. McKelvey ‘Creating a sustainable biotechnology sector in the Arab world’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012

2nd June 2012

Adli Abouzeedan and Maureen McKelvey, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present and analyse the strategies used in building the Swedish biotechnology sector. Developing as well as developed countries need access to a strong and vitalised biotechnology industry for their economic and social progress. In Sweden, the biotechnology sector [more details]

(pp.101-111) A. Ahmed and K. T. Hanson ‘Leadership, capacity building & SD in contemporary Africa’, WJEMSD, Vol. 7, Nos. 2/3/4, 2011

23rd September 2011

Allam Ahmed, University of Sussex, UK Kobena T. Hanson, African Capacity Building Foundation, Zimbabwe Abstract: There is now real optimism of the prospects of Africa reclaiming the 21st century given its recent sterling growth performance and the number of successful reforms undertaken. There have been considerable and noticeable efforts to invest in innovation, infrastructure, integration, [more details]

(pp.101-110) A. Ahmed and K. T. Hanson ‘The critical role of capacity building in achieving sustainable development in Africa’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Allam Ahmed, University of Sussex, UK Kobena T. Hanson, African Capacity Building Foundation, Zimbabwe Abstract: Today, more so than ever before, the African Continent is confronted with many challenges on its path to sustained growth and development. There is no denying the fact that Africa needs to substantially improve growth performance if it is to [more details]

(pp.137-152) F. A. Léautier ‘The future of Africa is now! The critical role of capacity development’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Frannie A. Léautier, African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Zimbabwe Abstract: African countries experienced severe macroeconomic shocks in the 1980s, which put them on a reform path that has generated resilience visible in their ability to recover and even grow from the fiscal and economic crises of 2008-2009. Critical to the success of the reforms was [more details]

(pp.39-46) O. Mutanga The 21st Century and its challenges: Reconsidering the Keynesian State’, WJEMSD, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2011

7th July 2011

Oliver Mutanga, University of the Free State, South Africa Abstract: The article advances the argument that there is a great need for reconsidering States’ role in regulating socio-economic, environmental and political spheres. The period of the collapse of communist economies has seen the private market led system being seen as rational. State intervention was seen [more details]

(pp.293-305) S. Liddle and S. El-Kafafi ‘Drivers of sustainable innovation push, pull or policy’, WJEMSD, Vol. 6, No. 4, 2010

20th May 2011

Stephen Liddle, Southern Cross University, Australia Siham El-Kafafi, Manukau Institute of Technology, New Zealand Abstract: We are living in an era of rapid technological change where innovation rates continue to increase exponentially. Accordingly, countries who wish to be active in the novel technology market will need to understand what drives and ultimately determines innovation. This [more details]

(pp.163-174) A. Djeflat ‘Sustainable knowledge for sustainable development: challenges and opportunities for African development’, WJSTSD, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2010

8th May 2010

Abdelkader Djeflat, Université des Sciences et Technologie de Lille, France Abstract: Sustainable development is becoming increasingly a major concern for African Countries. They need a relatively high rate of growth of GDP to solve the many problems of poverty and underdevelopment while ensuring sustainability to their economies. At the same time, it is increasingly recognised [more details]

(pp.019-028) S. El-Kafafi and S. Liddle ‘Innovative sustainable practices: are they commercially viable?’, WJEMSD, Vol. 6, Nos. 1/2, 2010

1st April 2010

Siham El-Kafafi, Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand Stephen Liddle, Southern Cross University, Australia Abstract: It is argued that as the planets conventional natural resources are consumed, it has a profound effect on society and the environment. In order to maintain current levels of lifestyle, help solve some of the developing nation’s problems and [more details]

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