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(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Taysir Salim Abu Hujair

Beneficiary country: 
Palestinian Authority
Fellow: 
Abu Hujair Taysir Salim Palestinian Authority Born on 9 May 1966 in Khan Younis, Palestinian Authority menacall@yahoo.com
Country of study: 
France
Last degree obtained: 

Universiti Tecnologi Malaysia, Faculty of Built Environment, Johor Bahru, Malaysia: Master of Science in Transport Planning (21 August 1999)

Scholarly work and publications: 

Coastal and Marine Environmental Protection Plan, Environmental Quality Authority (EQA), Palestinian Authority, 2002.

Sustainable Development in Palestine, Environmental Quality Authority (EQA), Palestinian Authority, 2001.

Efficiency Analysis of Operational Performance of Johor Port Container Terminal, M.Sc. thesis, 1998.

What the fellow says:

"The fellowship in general built my capacity in bringing between science and practice. I learnt a significant rational approach - Understand (First) and Explore (Second) - so that my decisions will be more based on an objective scientific basis. I also learnt of three major approaches to be considered in my job: the integrated approach, precautionary (proactive rather than reactive) approach, and the ecosystem approach. I also learnt how to mainstream environmental, institutional and socio-economic considerations into management that seeks to achieve sustainable development."