• Environment

    OBG reports on the growing awareness of environmental concerns, how they affect industrial development and the steps being taken to address attendant problems. Many countries are establishing environmental agencies to seek out ways to cut pollution and waste, as well as to introduce conservation and recycling measures.
Displaying 103 - 108 of 160

Chapter | Energy & Environment from The Report: Morocco 2015

As the only country in North Africa without commercially relevant oil or gas reserves, Morocco relies heavily on foreign energy imports to meet domestic demand. To counter this dependence, the government has embarked on a range of reforms to boost renewable energy sources. These efforts are concentrated around solar, wind and hydroelectricity, which together are expected to comprise 42% of the...

Requirements for water and power in Qatar are expected to rise sharply in the coming years, with water demand forecast to increase by more than 50% by 2022.

Which factors are the most significant contributors to growth in Abu Dhabi’s industrial sector?

To protect key habitats and species from the impact of rapid development, the authorities have designated some parts of the emirate as special protected areas under a programme that is managed by the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD). There are currently six main such areas, divided between three terrestrial protected areas (TPA) and three marine protected areas (MPA...

International rankings suggest that the natural environment in Abu Dhabi is comparatively well protected by global standards. The UAE as a whole, of which Abu Dhabi is the largest emirate in terms of size, ranked 25th out of 178 countries in Yale University’s 2014 Environmental Performance Index, which scored countries based on their environmental health, ecosystem...

Chapter | Environment from The Report: Abu Dhabi 2015

The UAE as a whole, of which Abu Dhabi is the largest emirate, ranked 25th in Yale University’s 2014 Environmental Performance Index, with the UAE scoring higher than any other Middle Eastern nation. Sustainability is a key focus moving forward and is included in the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. Since 2008, all new buildings in Abu Dhabi must comply with Estidama, the emirate’s sustainable...

Covid-19 Economic Impact Assessments

Stay updated on how some of the world’s most promising markets are being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and what actions governments and private businesses are taking to mitigate challenges and ensure their long-term growth story continues.

Register now and also receive a complimentary 2-month licence to the OBG Research Terminal.

Register Here×

Product successfully added to shopping cart