Primarily formed as a content development center focused on learning by doing, through real-life experiences, Eedama designs and develops educational and experiential content. Eedama’s networks of experts covers a broad variety of topics (from natural to social science, including engineering and novel technologies) and profiles (from academics to field workers).
All the educational and training content that Eedama uses is original content developed inhouse.
Eedama designs programs that will be found neither in universities nor in professional training centers: The development of a large network of locations functioning according to real and realistic sustainable practicies, as well as the experience gained with a very diverse audience.
Entrepreneurship & Social Business
Sustainable Architecture & Design, Agriculture, Energy…
Examples of past projects:1 - Development of an aquaponics program for the ‘Children’s center of the emirate of Sharjah’. A 4-day program was developed for several age groups, and the training of 16 teachers was performed. Eedama gained an award for this.
2 - Development of an educational program both for young and adult participants, for the topic of Natural Water Treatment for the company Reed Beds Contracting. This program is now used and delivered by Eedama on two locations where reed beds to treat wastewater were installed: A remote installation next to Jazirat Al Hamra-RAK, and the installation of Al Hefaiyah wildlife conservation center next to Kalba.
With it’s network of experienced researchers and academics (several PhD and Masters’ levels holders, having published more than a hundred scientific publications), Eedama has the capacity to deliver research and studies on topics related to sustainable development, environmental sciences and environmental policies, sustainable business planning and business impact.
Market & Policy Research:
Examples of past projects:1 - A study on climate and energy policies, including an assessment of civil society organisations, in Lebanon, Jordan and Tunisia, for the international organisation (Netherlands based) Hivos.
2 - The mentoring and counseling of youth startup projects, including the writing of a training and evaluation program for several organisations: The Science and Innovation Park (SIP) of the United Arab Emirates University, StartAD at New York University of Abu Dhabi, the Oman organization Youth Vision, and the Lebanese consultancy center Beyond Reform and Development.