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Dr. Falah Abed

Education Ph.D. in Geographic Information Systems, Northeast Normal University, Chi,2009 Research Interests Remote sensing, GIS, urban ecology and land change science, and applied geomorphology, Iraq, Chi Selected Publications  “Identifying Optimum Sites for Locating Water Treatment Plant Employing Geographical Information Systems”, Proceeding of the IPACES 6th Annual Meeting, June25-28, 2007, Wuhan, Chi. (Included by SCIE)  “Logic and Mechanism between FDI Inflow and Trade Structure Optimization I Manufacturing Industry”, Proceedings of the 4th Intertiol Conference on Innovation & Magement, December5~6, 2007, Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan.(Included by ISTP)  “Globalization and Regiol Cooperation in South Asia”, Jourl of ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC REVIEW,2008.3(Included by CSSCI)  “Open Source Web-based GIS and Database Tools for Emergency Response” Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Intertiol Conference on Automation and Logistics (ICAL 2008), September 1~3, 2008, Qingdao, Chi. (Included by IE).  “Integrated Approach and GIS Application for Planning and Magement Toward Poverty Alleviation: A Case Study on Iraq”, 2nd Intertiol Conference on Information and Computing Science, May 21-22, 2009, Manchester, England, UK。(Included by IE).  ' Dymics of land use/ cover change in Iraqi marshlands using remote sensing techniques', Environmental Engineering and Magement Jourl,2019.

Doctorate, Northeast Normal University
Current or most recent Employer

Head of Department of Studies abroad

ministry of higher education and scientific research, Iraq
Time in Post - 1

Organisation Type: University

Regional Expertise


Disciplinary or professional background

Business, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Health/Medicine, Government, Social/Public Policy, Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics


Arabic (Spoken), Arabic (Written), Arabic (Primary Writing Language), English (Spoken), English (Written), English (Primary Writing Language), French (Primary Writing Language), Other* (Spoken), Other* (Written),
Other *Mandarin Chinese

Contact Info


Assistant Professor
Current Areas of Policy Interest

Public Policy ( 3 years )

Areas of Policy Interest over the last ten years

Areas of Policy Interest researched, programmes designed and/or delivered in the last ten years

Poverty/deprivation reduction

Education policy

Social work