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Drought and desertification in Iran

Wednesday, 26 December 2007, 10:33 am | Morteza Aminmansour

Desertification means land degradation in arid, semi- arid and dry sub- humid area resulting from various factors, including climate variations and human activities. More >>

Uneven urbanization in Iran/ Globalization

Friday, 7 December 2007, 10:29 am | Morteza Aminmansour

There have been very little systematic studies of cities in less developed countries where the benefits of globalization are less obvious or are absent despite two decades of economic reform programs by developing countries in an effort to integrate them ... More >>

Rural poverty in developing countries

Friday, 23 November 2007, 10:19 am | Morteza Aminmansour

The latest World Development Report says greater investment in agriculture in transforming economies, most of which are in Asia, is vital to the welfare of 600 million rural poor people living in those countries. "Rural poverty accounts for an extraordinary ... More >>

Iran Rising disparities in Urban & rural economy

Monday, 19 November 2007, 12:08 am | Morteza Aminmansour

With an estimated population of 71.4 million, Iran is the most populous country in the region, and the 16th most populous in the world. With a Gross Domestic Product of US$110 billion, Iran is the second largest economy in the region. It is also the ... More >>

UAE and Its dilemma in the Persian Gulf

Thursday, 25 October 2007, 12:04 am | Morteza Aminmansour

At present, Iran has no complaint against the sovereignty of any Country in Persian Gulf over their lands... However, every so often the neighboring countries, and especially the UAE, come up with unbelievable claims, which are bound to result in war and conflict ... More >>

Persian Gulf: Small Islands, big politics

Thursday, 25 October 2007, 12:00 am | Morteza Aminmansour

Iranian island Abu Musa, an island in the Persian Gulf, is claimed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). These two countries for economic, security, and environmental reasons value the island. One significant feature about this island is that it is ... More >>