The Directions of Knowledge in Arab Countries
2011, Volume 33, Issue 105, Pages 61-75
Knowledge becomes the most important factor in gaining fortune, and in achieving the economic and social development. So, all the world countries act to produce and acquire knowledge, and to employ it, in a unitary society, that is the society of knowledge, which tries to provide the suitable environment. The knowledge society is described as the current development in the human development march. It depends on producing, diffusion and employing knowledge, in the right way, in all activities to achieve the human being luxury, by establishing the type of knowledge, instead of the overwhelming the revenue production, as the case in the Arab area, in which the economic development depends on the revenue of the raw materials. Most the developing countries, especially the Arab ones, are very far from the knowledge-based economy. They are just markets to consume some final products of the knowledge technology. That is a result of the absence of knowledge society, and non activity of the research and development establishment in the Arab countries. Though the existence of knowledge in the Arabic countries, it is a scattered knowledge that need organizing and framing to be propulsive knowledge.
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