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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94644–649 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1244943
Published: 01 October 2016
... on land use. Table 5 is concerned with agricultural production and its contribution to gross domestic product (GDP), while Tables 6 and 7 present statements on agricultural and food imports and exports. Figures on Arab countries' contribution to the food gap value, self-sufficiency ratio (SSR) in...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 34596–604 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2010.519186
Published: 01 October 2010
... between imports and exports of food products – peaked at about US$23 billion in 2008 to bring the cumulative Arab food shortage to US$155.5 billion during 2000–2008 (Kawach 2010). © 2010 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2010 Arab agricultural labour force Arab world cultivated area and land use...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 1328–26 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.8
Published: 16 June 2020
..., these policies were grossly distorted, disproportionately benefiting the non-poor. For example, the richest 20 percent of the population received 30.5 percent of total food subsidies, and the richest 60 percent of the population received 45 percent of the total food subsidies (48). Furthermore, subsidy...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 3183–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903525952
Published: 01 January 2010
... earnings came directly from oil exports. In addition, the economy was dependent upon food imports costing US$3 billion annually. However, these assumptions along with the normative vision that gave sanctions their ideological coherence were proven wrong as the Iraqi regime manoeuvred to entrench itself...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1243–16 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.12.4.3
Published: 01 December 2019
... perhaps color. This may also include a style of dress, traditional food, and may even be reflected in the social ceremonies such as weddings, celebrations, and religious practices. The likelihood of the identity of an individual or group disappearing is slight. In fact, some of the components of an...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12399–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123006
Published: 03 September 2019
... the Baltic States ( Gramer, Johnson, and de Luce 2018 ). Until late 2014, the Saudi and Emirati interests in the HoA were economically driven by the need to ensure food security through investment in the agricultural sectors. Both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have shown an...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 122139–150 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122006
Published: 02 June 2019
...-hong-kong-is-the-new-saudi-arabia/#5804c5376430 . Gulf News . 2016 . “ A Mexican Restaurant from Hong Kong in Dubai? ” Gulf News . Accessed May 9, 2016. https://gulfnews.com/leisure/food/features/a-mexican-restaurant-from-hong-kong-in-dubai-1.1822835 . ——— . 2017 . “ Dubai PR Agency Picks...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 114111–134 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114006
Published: 04 December 2018
... Gulf of Aden and waters off Somalia on December 2008. It claimed to be shouldering the important responsibility for safeguarding the security of Chinese ships and personnel passing through those areas, and the security of humanitarian ships that provided supplies for the World Food Program and other...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11385–112 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113005
Published: 03 September 2018
... of traditional government operations, contracting-out schemes are limited to very mundane operations such as cleaning, buildings maintenance, provision of food, and sometimes transportation. Presently, most Arab governments reach out to contract the establishment and running of their management...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-219–42 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.00001B
Published: 01 March 2018
... and its Role in Enforcing Arab Economic Integration.” University of Kirkuk Journal for Managerial and Economic Sciences 1 . https://www.iasj.net/iasj?func=fulltext&aId=39186 . IFPRI . 2015 . “What Can Be Done about Food and Nutrition Insecurity in the Arab World?” Press release, May...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 104596–622 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1403753
Published: 01 October 2017
... of natural gas in the entire East China Sea.54 In addition, these islands are strategically important for their proximity to vital sea lines, and are rich in fish, which is a food security issue in the region. The close alliance between Japan and the United States, with the possibility of the remi...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 103372–391 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1341600
Published: 01 July 2017
... is comprised of numerous and various tribes that live in nomadic or semi-nomadic fashion, engaged in struggles with nature as well as with other tribes in search of food and pasturage. In their mode of living, these tribes exemplify the Bedouin model in which the factor of nature predominates over...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2017; 102256–285 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2017.1302059
Published: 01 April 2017
... than this, oil exports were effectively shut down, with the exception of some illicit cross-border smuggling activities of limited scope with neighbouring countries (Rowat 2007; Bozcali 2008). According to OPEC (2008), after the beginning of the UN Oil for Food programme in 1996, production began to...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 94511–522 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1238612
Published: 01 October 2016
... long war continues. Similar also to Libya, Syria and Iraq, a human tragedy developed due to the shortage of food, water and health services. Given the uncertain balance of force between the two camps and the feeling of the oppositions that their forces could achieve a military victory, the UN-led...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92212–236 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1150569
Published: 01 April 2016
... against imports, but as a result of the de facto collapse in exports, the means to pay for imports. UN Security Council resolution 661 of August 1990 froze Iraq s international financial assets and banned trade, but actually exempted medical supplies and (with Security Council approval) food (Alnasrawi...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 92252–281 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2016.1157985
Published: 01 April 2016
... the subsequent phase, development came to have other driving forces as a result of the discovery of oil including: petroleum exports, tourism, har- bours, financing, aviation and aluminium in addition to various logistical services. This model was, until the beginning of the third millennium, a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2016; 9182–99 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1124519
Published: 01 January 2016
... food production in Asia,3 vaccinations and treatment of anti-malarial diseases, oral rehydration treatment, agricul- tural renew for soil nutrients, antiviral medicines, the increase of family planning pro- grammes, and many others. The writer states that, in dealing with all these cases, a new...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 84469–487 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1080965
Published: 01 October 2015
... have to get trade licences or pay taxes, unlike Turkish citizens. This can lead to the emergence of a Syrian ethnic niche economy in Turkish towns, as is the case in other immigration countries (Kush- nirovich 2009; Morales 2014). There are more and more shops with Arab food or Arab restaurants being...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83351–362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1052226
Published: 01 July 2015
... closed most of the time) for the 1.8 million Palestinians, needing food, medicine, fuel, etc. and who are totally dependent for their survival on access to the outside world.10 The real function of Israeli-Palestinian security coordination, as specified in the Oslo Agreement, has been to ensure the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2015; 83295–322 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2015.1057426
Published: 01 July 2015
... has continued despite the fact that the share of petroleum revenues from the total revenue fell from 74.8% in 2012 to 71.5% in 2013. Oil accounts for more than 60% of exports and 80% of general financial revenues on average in the Gulf countries. Even in the non oil-producing countries, a rentier...