Title: Green chemistry in the Arab region
Tundo and Mohamed
Members: Ezz El Dien
Salem, Abdelhaq Khirbach, Ibrahim Ashour, and Maan Azmeh
This project is aimed at increasing the awareness and interest of
university students in Arabic universities and other educational
institutes and industrial chemists towards the Green Chemistry activities,
by highlighting their general significance and presenting already
on-going activities in different regions of the Arab world. The
aim of project is to produce and disseminate a book like "Green
Chemistry in Africa" and "Green Chemistry in Latin
America" and "Green Chemistry in Russia". The Green
Chemistry in Africa book is being disseminated in sub-Saharan Universities.
Presently, the book "Green Chemistry in Latin America"
is being prepared (IUPAC project
The book will be designed for university students and for industrial
chemists and will be written in Arabic. This makes it possible to
disseminate the book in all the Arab world that include, Egypt,
Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, Iraq, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates,
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Yemen, Oman, Sudan, Libya, Tunisia,
Morocco, Algeria and Mauritania. The book plans to underline the
relevance of Green Chemistry in general, and to elucidate its potential
importance for the Arab countries.
Pietro Tundo, and Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed will be the
co-editors of the book. External referees may be contacted to evaluate
the various chapters.
Chapters will be contributed by different authors
from Arabic Universities and Institutes. They will be written in
an easily understandable way and will present on-going work in the
field of Green Chemistry. The main features will be: