The COVID-19 has put constraints on our daily life and there is ongoing travel concern in relation to the current pandemic. Taking into consideration the health and safety of all our participants, the Conference will be held either online or F2F.


multidisciplinary conference transversal to all the sectors of activity that involve a special focus on sustainable development; Research and Development; Business & Finance; Public Administration; Economics; Management Science; economy in the developing countries.

Conference Objectives

  • 1. Strengthening academic cooperation between Palestinian and international universities.
  • 2. Identifying and exploring different territorial approaches of development.
  • 3. To study the efficiency and suitability of the territorial approach for the economy of developing countries in general and for the Palestinian economy in particular.
  • 4. Highlighting private resources and how to organize the actors to benefit from them.
  • 5. Rediscovering the role of geography and space; enhancing their place in the development process.
  • 6. Explore innovative ways and methods to contribute to the development process in Palestine.
  • Use recommendations to form a roadmap for development strategies in the developing countries generally, and in Palestine, particularly.

13 and the 14 of July

Israa University
Gaza, Palestine



Conference Tracks:

First Track:

The literature of the territorial development and its economic and social importance:

Territorial development, resources valorisation promotion of territorial competitiveness.

Role of Territorial governance and social dynamics and their process of territorial construction.

The importance of territorial development in facing crises and its role in sustainability and climate change

The importance of the territorial approach in building food systems and Food sovereignty.

Second Track:

Application of the regional development in developing countries (Challenges and Solutions):

Geopolitical context and macroeconomic conditions influence in territory construction.

governance, government support and the role of institutions.

Social dynamics and innovation as condition of territorialization of developing process.

Territorial development as opportunity

Third Track:

areas of applying the territorial development approach:

Economic development.

Agricultural and rural development.

Industrial development.

Tourism and local development.

Fourth Track:

Successful international experiences in applying the territorial development approach:

Industrial district to absorb External factors

Clusters, geographical proximity as enabling environment strategy.

Localized production system (LPS) to create socio-economic fabric.

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Important Dates


Abstract Submission:
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Final submission papers Deadline:
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Event FAQs

Research paper should be on line with the tracks of the Conference.

Research papers should be encompassed conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation.

Research paper must not have been published in scientific journals or presented at previous conferences

Abstract must not exceed to 250 word.

Abstract includes: name of the researcher, the title of the research paper, the significance and the Methodology of the paper, the keywords, the tracks to which it belongs.

Attach a brief CV, a high - resolution profile picture with a paper Abstract.

The research paper must not exceed 10000 word.

Follow Scientific and Academic methodology in research writing.

Documentation of research paper body and reference by APA.

Prospective authors are encouraged to submit papers for evaluation by the Scientific Committee. The papers can be written in English, French or Arabic. All papers will be subjected to a “blind review” by at least two members of the Scientific Committee, on the basis of relevance, originality, importance and clarity.

Papers written in English and French accepted and registered will be published in Proceedings by Israa Conference Journal in a book.

To ensure that a full paper, workshop company paper is published, at least one of the authors must be fully registered by the 25th of May 2021, and the paper must comply with the suggested layout and page-limit. Additionally, all recommended changes must be addressed by the authors before they submit the camera-ready version.

Workshop company papers will not be published, just presented in the conference.

The authors of the best selected papers will be invited to extend them for publication in international journals indexed by ISI/SCI and SCOPUS, among others.

Please send abstracts, papers, and any inquiry to Conference Team at