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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
...Gabi El-Khoury Soaring of food prices in recent years have seriously affected developing countries in the Arab region and worldwide, especially low-income and food-importing countries, which have stressed the need to achieve ‘food security’ to eradicate poverty and hunger as one of the basic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2010; 3183–91 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550910903525952
Published: 01 January 2010
... 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 further within society and actually strengthen its position...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 132141–145 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.141
Published: 16 June 2020
...Emily Silcock 1. Nunn and Quinn (2014) use wheat production in the United States as an instrument for food aid in order to isolate the random component. Wheat production is arguably orthogonal to conflict in aid-receiving countries, yet it has a strong relationship with the amount of food...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2020; 13227–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2020.13.2.27
Published: 16 June 2020
...-colonial Morocco ( Lazarev 2012 ). Households in peripheral regions are most vulnerable to price fluctuations. Geographical distance not only amplifies food prices but also economic choices and the labor market are failing in these areas. On the contrary, residents of large urban centers enjoy a diversity...
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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. 2012; 51107–127 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/17550912.2012.649586
Published: 01 January 2012
... accomplishing the embezzlement of billions of dollars but also has left the Iraqi people exposed to a wide array of harms from contaminated wheat imports to an infrastructure in complete disarray to foreign machinations, including those of international food conglomerates. Through the acquiescence of corrupt...
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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
... implicated in supporting al-Shabab militants in Somalia ( Gardner 2017 ). Ethiopia, on the other hand, enjoys an important position in the Gulf strategy to achieve food security, as Saudi Arabia purchased about 124,000 hectares in Ethiopia ( Allison and Danap 2017 , 11). However, it appears that the UAE...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 1233–20 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.123001
Published: 03 September 2019
... phenomenon of the “new proselytizers” and the religious media promising Islamization, and what has been learned in studies of orthopraxy 6 (hijab, prayer, clothing, halal food, and all forms of conspicuous religious adherence and associated relationship patterns, etc.), with the aim of exposing new...
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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. 2019; 1223–24 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.122001
Published: 02 June 2019
... current globalized international environment, any potential sound developmental attempts cannot succeed in one country, especially if it is in an area or territory of great importance to the imperialist powers. As such, regional integration remains the only possible option. 2. The Egyptian...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2019; 12155–74 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2019.121004
Published: 01 March 2019
... 2016 baby milk case ( El-Tablawy 2016 ). During Ramadan, army conscripts are deployed to distribute to the population food items carrying the label of “The Armed Forces’ Supply Authority” together with “Tahya Misr,” the charitable fund established by the president ( Abul-Magd 2017 ). These...
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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; 114163–174 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.114009
Published: 04 December 2018
... of time, demonstrations in Jordan have usually erupted in protest against corruption and unpopular austerity policies accompanied by increases in income tax or in fuel, electricity, and food prices, as a result of government policies adopted in response to World Bank recommendations. Moreover...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 11369–84 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.113004
Published: 03 September 2018
... the anger of the Tunisian people against rampant corruption in the country, rising food prices, increasing poverty, especially in the interior, rising unemployment, government neglect of development and social issues, and the state media masking the truth. The context was rife and it only took a match...
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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
... directly responsible for backwardness, fragmentation, violence, and dependency. Passivity and dependency on others ( al-ʾittikāliya ) should be replaced by self-reliance. Prevention of bad habits such as waste of food and water is important. Diligent work, as a value, should be promoted using available...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2217–237 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000013
Published: 01 March 2018
... infrastructure and food supply systems as a result of the colonial policies imposed on them. The Israeli colonization has been a major obstacle to the continuity of the development of these areas and the fulfillment of the needs related to their agricultural structure. International organizations such as...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs. 2018; 111-2239–255 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/caa.2018.000014
Published: 01 March 2018
... involve them in the war at hand. They play vital roles of gathering intelligence and providing food and medical care, but seldom engage in direct combat. Satirically, ISIS’s advocacy orientated towards the inauguration of the Islamic state proclaims that the same allocation of roles are accorded to women...