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Scientific institutes vital to region

posted on 19/04/2005: 1846 views

Establishing national scientific and environment institutions will provide authorities with localised information on their region. This should push decision makers to act upon research produced by scientists instead of it remaining as bound theses never acted upon, said a member of the Sahara and Sehel Observatory (OSS) in Tunisia.

Wafa Essahli from OSS, attending yesterday's lectures as part of the Festival on Cultures and Civilisations of World Deserts at the Dubai Police Officers' Club, said the aim of the observatory in north Africa is to promote and support long-term programmes for environmental monitoring in arid zones affected by land degradation, bearing in mind biodiversity management, the role of arid zones, global climate change and the need to combat desertification.

Dalilah Nedjaroui, a professor in ecology and environment, is also the director of the scientific council for the environment in Algeria. Speaking yesterday on monitoring and conservation of ecosystems in dry lands, she said since the first festival, many more people had started working in this field and the scientists' network was getting bigger.

Delegations from desert countries attending the second festival on cultures and civilisations of world deserts have brought with them a selection of indigenous handicrafts from their homelands.

Nearly 40 countries are exhibiting artefacts at Dubai International Endurance City made from nomadic tribesmen and women as well as handmade items representing various heritages and cultures. The focus is on such traditional crafts as clay, wood and metal. Items range from wood carvings to pottery. Songs and traditional dances are also being performed by men and women from African countries. In certain desert regions, handicrafts are considered a key aspect of development. (The Gulf News)


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