18th issue of August 2012 VISB Bulletin "Empowering Innovation for development"

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[3]Wagdy.Sawahel@sciencedev.net=E2=80=9D Issue NO. 38

August 2012

=E2=80=BA Technologies ready for sharing

[4]Novel bacterial consortium for treating Textile wastewater
Tunisian scientists have development a novel bacterial consortium for remov=
ing
colored substances, that cause many environmental problems, from textile
wastewater

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=E2=80=BA Business lead :Turning scientific ideas into profitable enterpris=
es

[6]Scientists developed new method to detect drug-resistant leishmaniasis

Researchers have developed a faster and more reliable method to detect
drug-resistant visceral leishmaniasis, the most serious form of the =20
parasitical
infection which is endemic in 60 countries, with the heaviest burdens in
Bangladesh and Sudan

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=E2=80=BA Poverty alleviation in rural community =E2=80=A6Science-based sol=
utions

[8]Treating cattle with insecticides could tackle sleeping sickness

Spraying cattle with insecticides may be a cheaper, more effective option f=
or
controlling sleeping sickness than trypanocides, which target the parasite

[9]pigeons have harmful effects on community health
Iranian scientists found that racing pigeons and their owners may be at hig=
h
risk of single or multiple parasitic infections

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=E2=80=BA Technology development observatory

[11]Qatar, UAE, Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia ranked in top 50 Global
Innovation Index 2012
UAE. For the second year running, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates lead t=
he
Middle East in overall innovation performance according to the Global =20
Innovation
Index 2012

[12]Africa: Uganda Tops in Advanced Innovation Technology
Uganda has been ranked among the top three countries with advanced =20
technological
and innovation capabilities in Africa, according to a study conducted =20
by Martin
Prosperity Institute of the U.S. Uganda is second to South Africa and follo=
wed
by Madagascar.

[13]The Global Innovation Index 2012.....Stonger Innovation Linkages =20
for Global
Growth
It presents a broad set of measures to help public and private sector leade=
rs
push the innovation agenda forward

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=E2=80=BA Opportunities for human resource development

[15]International Scholarship at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK 2012-201=
3

[16]Sunway AUSMAT (WACE) International Scholarship at Curtin University,
Australia 2012
Curtin University offers Scholarship for International Undergraduate =20
Students in
field of Health Sciences, Science & Engineering, Business, Humanities, =20
Australia
2012

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=E2=80=BA Technology development netwatch

[18]The Euro-Mediterranean report on Research and Innovation
The report maps out a pathway to establishing a Common Research and Innovat=
ion
Agenda aimed at addressing the grand societal challenges impacting the regi=
on,
notably in the field of energy, water, food, transport and health.

[19]How tech could help Africa develop a knowledge-based economy

[20]Inspiring, empowering and connecting entrepreneurs

[21]Comprehensive online university degrees portal
It's mission is to connect everyday people with the information they need t=
o
pursue their higher education goals by providing resources for learning abo=
ut
online university degrees.

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=E2=80=BA S&T investment conferences, workshops and meetings Inside Islamic=
 States

[23]4th International Weed Science Congress
Date: September 6-8, 2012
Location: Peshawar, Pakistan

[24]International Conference &Workshop on Nano Science and Technology
Location: Islamabad, Pakistan
Date: October 1-5, 2012

[25]Workshop on Plant Product Chemistry=E2=80=9D and the =E2=80=9CInternati=
onal Symposium on
Medicinal & Aromatic Plants=E2=80=9D
Date: June 5 =E2=80=93 7, 2013
Location: Izmir-Turkey

[26]1st International Symposium on Horticultural Insects Management =20
(ISHIM 2012)
Location: Amman =E2=80=93 Jordan
Date: 19-22 November, 2012

[27]International Conference on " Land-Sea Interactions in the Coastal Zone=
"
Location: Byblos-LEBANON
Date: 06-08 November, 2012
Documents: [28]Engligh - [29]Fran=C3=A7ais

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