After its foundation, ARENA has rapidly extended its research and education activities in interdisciplinary approach involving life sciences, energy and environment, humanities and social sciences, and ICT and innovation. In this chapter, we describe the outline of development and expansion of research and educational activities of ARENA, focusing on 2007 to 2013. The research projects, starting from exploration of bioresources, have developed to comprehensive and interdisciplinary research based on exploration of bio-, water- and energy resources considering local cultural context of Islamic world and contribution to regional development through establishment of a framework of innovation. For education, mutual student exchange is extending beyond North Africa involving Europe and Middle East.
|Title of host publication||Sustainable North African Society|
|Subtitle of host publication||Exploring Seeds and Resources for Innovation|
|Publisher||Nova Science Publishers, Inc.|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 1 2014|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Social Sciences(all)