Besides widely known pan-tropical trees like mango and papaya, a myriad of lesser-known indigenous trees play a major role in the diets of millions of people.
Three hundred kilometres north of Medina, the region is developing its tourist economy, while aiming to preserve its local culture and heritage, in line with the Kingdom's Vision 2030 pro...
Parts of Yemen are experiencing 'famine-like conditions' as almost half the population is experiencing high levels of acute food insecurity, new United Nations data shows.
Labour underutilization in the early stages of a young person’s career has long term effects, including reduced employment opportunities and earning potential decades later.
According to the IMF's Regional Economic Outlook, Central Asia and the Middle East are faced with an unprecedented economic downturn, but the right policies can help.
Ingenuity, experience, and strong public health measures have helped the continent keep COVID-19 numbers down, according to the World Health Organization.
Sub-Saharan Africa has the youngest population, highlighting the economic opportunity, but also the urgency to build toward a more sustainable and resilient future.
Our region has huge sustainability challenges to overcome, not least the harsh desert climate and a low level of awareness about climate change.
Using Images taken of 50 cities spanning 18 countries across the Middle East and North Africa, a new study has shown how the coronavirus lockdown slowed economic activity.
Personalized medicine can play a big role in shaping a new healthcare model in MENA based on disease prevention - and this could bring significant benefits.
Following the explosion in Lebanon's capital, Beirut, on 4 August, multiple countries and international organizations have offered their assistance.
The Forum is hosting its latest virtual briefing on COVID-19 in Africa, in partnership with the World Health Organization.
Millions of Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries are subject to restrictive laws that keep them locked in economic limbo. Now now COVID-19 is making the situation worse.
Corporations have a responsibility to contribute to a better world. And small actions can have a big impact on the communities in which businesses operate.
Oman's plans for a sustainable future have been put to the test by the COVID-19 pandemic - but its entrepreneurial drive has helped lessen the impacts.