Egypt became a member of IIASA in 2003 through the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology.
Since 2008, research collaborations between IIASA and Egypt have involved twelve Egyptian organizations and led to 19 scientific publications in areas ranging from demography to renewable energy.
Joint studies focus on the complex global systems that affect Egypt, its economy, environment, and people. Research topics include analyzing the challenges and opportunities of developing large-scale renewable energy infrastructure in Egypt and the surrounding region, modeling food production and water flow in the Nile Basin, and projecting Egypt’s future population.
Underpinning the joint work is systems analysis—one of the few research tools with the breadth and depth to explore these complex problems across multiple sectors, countries, and timeframes. Moreover, the next generation of system analysts are profiting from Egyptian involvement in IIASA’s capacity building activities.
This mutually beneficial relationship involves scientific exchange, with 45 Egyptians participating in IIASA events and almost 20 visits from Egyptian researchers, advisors, and diplomats to IIASA, and by IIASA researchers to events and institutions in Egypt.
This IIASA Info Sheet provides a summary of interactions between IIASA and Egypt since 2008.
Last edited: 14 April 2016
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