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Featured Essay no.1: Innovating Foodscapes
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Featured Essay no.1: Innovating Foodscapes

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By: Saher Hasnain The sustainability, health and ethics of the global food system are an increasingly relevant topic of research and policy. Changes in the world’s food system have been incredibly dramatic in the past few decades, impacting producers, consumers, institutions,... Read More
Traditional Farming Practices for Enhanced Food Security
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Traditional Farming Practices for Enhanced Food Security

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Chika Ezeanya Ph.D. The current definition of food security explains the concept as, the availability of food to individuals within national boundaries. That definition in some way, mandates governments to encourage individuals, and by extension, communities to engage in... Read More
Changing Dynamics of Food Security
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Changing Dynamics of Food Security

September 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
by Fatimah Mohamed Arshad Divides in Muslim World The World Summit on Food Security (1996), defines food security as “when all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to maintain a healthy and active life”. The three pillars of food security... Read More
ICBA – An Oasis in the Desert
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ICBA – An Oasis in the Desert

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Dr. Ismahane Elouafi Water can be classified as the single most critical natural resource; it is a basic human need without which there is no life. It is an input to almost all production, in agriculture, industry, energy, transport, by healthy people in healthy... Read More
Water Politics and Desalination: A brief look into the present and future with Prof. Hussein Amery
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Water Politics and Desalination: A brief look into the present and future with Prof. Hussein Amery

August 2nd, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Christina Boyes Across the Muslim world, water issues vary in their scope and severity. Writing from Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the United States, Syeda Mariya Absar reminds us that “Muslim religious philosophy and the importance of water is … a potential linchpin... Read More
Turning petro-dollars into renewable energy technology: Why the Arab world is helping advance clean energy innovation
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Turning petro-dollars into renewable energy technology: Why the Arab world is helping advance clean energy innovation

June 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Zarina Khan   The term ‘petrodollars’ may simply mean money earned from the sale of oil, but that it is not all that it implies. It is a loaded and political term used almost always in reference to Middle Eastern oil producers and often... Read More
Winds of (Climate) Change
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Winds of (Climate) Change

May 31st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
Muslim-Science.Com’s Ten Most Significant Climate Trends in the Muslim World   The theme for this month’s issue is ‘Science and the Environment’. The world is currently under a drastic environmental shift, as several factors are coming together and modifying the... Read More
‘Science and innovation in Egypt’- Atlas Report
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‘Science and innovation in Egypt’- Atlas Report

May 1st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By Michael Bond   Egypt’s revolution has presented a big opportunity to revive the country’s STI system and put research and innovation at the forefront of economic and technological development. Overturning three decades of neglect, will take time and commitment, and... Read More
Is TED Good for Science? The Real Talk on Ted Talks
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Is TED Good for Science? The Real Talk on Ted Talks

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
by: Dr. Athar Osama Technology, Entertainment, and Design or T.E.D. The movement that started almost 25 years ago and has remained in a somewhat stealth mode – almost risking becoming irrelevant – has suddenly become the greatest stage on Earth. Not only that, but thanks... Read More
“A reformer with an iron will” – Ihsan Dogramachi
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“A reformer with an iron will” – Ihsan Dogramachi

March 21st, 2014 | by MuslimScience
By: the Editors of Muslim-Science.com “I am so impressed to see what a single man has done to change the world around him.” (Jane Schaller, Executive Director, International Pediatric Association). A seed is sown into the ground. It is nourished with water and sunlight and... Read More