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About WASD

The World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) is a global forum that brings together experts from across the world to discuss issues relating to sustainable development, science and technology management.

The aim of WASD is to promote the exchange of knowledge, experience and ideas among academics, professionals, policy makers, industry and students to improve the mutual understanding of the roles of science and technology in achieving sustainable development all over the world.

WASD runs global conferences and seminars, publishes high-quality refereed journals and books, and organises international development projects.

Latest news

IJSR
International Journal of Sudan Research (IJSR)

Download FREE the latest issue of International Journal of Sudan Research (IJSR), Volume 8 Number 1, 2018

7th September 2017

We are pleased to publish the new issue of the International Journal of Sudan Research (IJSR), Volume 8 Number 1, 2018. You can download FREE of charge here. Please circulate the papers and the link among your colleagues and networks. ‘Occurrence and identity of the causal agents of Wilt/Root-Rot disease in Chickpea in Abu Hamad area’ Hanan Ibrahim Mudawi [more details]

Books

CALL FOR CHAPTERS: Technological transformation for Sudan’s sustainable inclusive development

3rd September 2017

Part of Palgrave Studies of Sustainable Business in Africa Editor: Allam Ahmed, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, UK This book will focus on the application and utilisation of science, technology and innovation (STI) for addressing societal challenges, thereby promoting development. Issues of governance of STI, technology transfer (TT), business practices, public policies [more details]

News

Digital revolution, smart cities and performance improvement towards a sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development

16th April 2017

WASD 15th International Annual Conference 16-18 May 2017 Sheraton Bahrain Hotel Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain This major international event will provide a forum for academics, government and industry to discuss the various challenges facing the world particularly the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) countries in their efforts to achieve a sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development. This three-day conference will [more details]

News

Smart Cities and Urban Planning

2nd January 2017

Introduction This workshop has been designed to introduce the principles of Smart City design and urban planning in the MENA Region. The aim is to develop the essential skills and competencies necessary for decision makers to  plan, identify and examine the objectives, advantages, drawbacks, models, stages and requirements of Smart City Urban Planning Sustainable framework. [more details]

Sister organisations

WASD works closely with its sister organisations, Sudan Knowledge and the Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute.

http://www.mekei.org/

http://www.sudanknowledge.org/

International Networks

WASD cooperates with a wide range of institutions, such as universities, research centres and governmental departments all over the world, particularly in developing countries. Our international networks bring together multidisciplinary academics, policymakers and practitioners.

By bringing together international leaders and enabling them to work in partnership, we seek to ensure that we pass on to future generation at least as much environmental wealth as we inherited.