Al-Ahram Weekly Online   29 November - 5 December 2007
Issue No. 873
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Quarterly Supplement (Autumn 2007)
Public Policy Journal produced by
the Association of Former International Civil Servants in Egypt (AFICS-Egypt)

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June 2005

Editorial: Compelling mission
By Seheir Kansouh-Habib
Climate change and Egypt
Without action, many of Egypt's coastal areas may disappear, writes Mohamed El Raey
Agriculture at risk
Adaptation strategies are essential if Egypt's agricultural base is to weather global climate change, writes Samia Al-Marsafawy
1,000 wells for Darfur
Farouk El Baz explains how radar images indicating accumulated groundwater in Northern Darfur are helping resolve a humanitarian crisis
Wetland for wastewater
Mohamed Bayoumi describes the innovative use of wetland foliage in purifying polluted waters for reuse
Enlightened food
Once a fad, industry-scale producers are vying to meet mass demand for organic and natural foods, writes Yahia Lababidi
Egypt's hydraulic future
Irrigation is at the heart of the sustenance of civilisations. Glancing back at its history reminds us of the precariousness of the environment, writes John Harris
Science, technology and organised knowledge
For effective solutions to pressing problems, understanding of the dynamics of knowledge and technology is essential, writes Saad Nagi
Something old, something new
Siwa's regeneration is a model of eco-friendly development, write Hanifa Sadek and Heba Abdella
Overcoming limits to growth
Sustainability depends on shifting production from the material to the virtual, writes Mostafa K Tolba
Addressing the big picture
Global coordination and national action are vital in addressing the dangers of global climate change, writes Maher Nasser
Saving Shoubra El-Kheima
Exposure to lead is a serious issue in developing countries undergoing industrial transition. Wegdan Lotfy describes one project where inherited health risks were addressed

Beyond Management:

AFICS-EGYPT - Chair of Governing Board - Mervat Tallawy
Beyond Founder/Chief Executive Officer: Seheir Kansouh-Habib
Editor-in-Chief: Samia Farid Shihata
Managing Director: Hoda El Sharkawi

Art Director: Hani Mustafa

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