Research and education activities in ARENA

Atsushi Kawachi, Takahiro Morio, Mitsuteru Irie, Maki Iwasaki, Kenichi Kashiwagi, Hiroko Isoda

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSustainable North African Society
Subtitle of host publicationExploring Seeds and Resources for Innovation
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9781634632355
ISBN (Print)9781634632201
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2014
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Social Sciences


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