Al-Ahram Weekly Online   11 - 17 May 2006
Issue No. 794
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Quarterly Supplement (May 2006)

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February 2006

October 2005

June 2005

The land question
By Gamal Nkrumah
New lease of life for Egypt
By Seheir Kansouh-Habib
Special report:
Desert Development Corridor: Into The Sahara
Farouk El-Baz proposes a superhighway to solve Egypt's pressing problems
New horizons
An alternative desert development proposal by Abou Zeid Rageh
Learning from past mistakes
Desert reclamation projects will always fail unless they can cater to the needs of average Egyptians, writes Rushdi Said
In the eye of the sun
Solar energy must play a vital role in desert development in Egypt, writes Essam Mitwally
The Bassaysa model
The villagers of Bassaysa in Al-Sharqiya took the initiative to create a new village in the desert for their younger generation, writes Samia Farid Shihata
Tree lovers needed
A safe and clean environment is essential for any sustainable economic development, writes Samia Zeitoun
Acting today to secure a democratic future
Political parties and a just constitutional order in Egypt must be renewed and defended, for which action is needed now, writes Dina Shehata
Preserving our Historic Neighborhoods
Do we have to wait for overseas protests so that we get our act together? asks Samir Raafat
Milosevic's trial must not come to nought
While a verdict cannot now be announced, evidence of war crimes in the former Yugoslavia should come to light, for the sake of solidarity with the victims, writes Fouad Abdel Moneim Riad
A forum for Africa's ex leaders: A step towards Good Governance
The Africa Forum has built on the fact that today's rulers will be the former rulers of the future, writes Ahmed Haggag
Lasting legacy
On the occasion of the second anniversary of the passing of Dr. Said El Naggar, we would like to pay tribute to his lasting legacy to Egypt...
Faltering ecology in the Arab region
The Arab world is not yet doing enough to confront major ecological challenges, writes Mohamed El Ashry
UNDAF: The sum is greater than the parts
The basic premise is that agencies working in unison combining their strengths will have greater impact, writes John P. Apruzzese
Farewel to a good friend of Egypt
"If the UNDP office were to close down tomorrow, would anyone miss us?" -- Antonio Vigilante
Sustaining the future
A new report on the state of development of Mediterranean countries gives cause for concern as well as some hope for the future, writes Hedayat Abdel Nabi
History Speaks
Egypt and Syria represented Arab countries at the historic "Making of the UN Flag" in 1947
No strength in numbers
Egypt's rapid population growth is crowding out development, writes Maged Osman

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