About Faheema Mohammed
Faheema Mohammed is an environmental enthusiast from Trinidad and Tobago. She has a MSc in Science and Management of Tropical Biodiversity and BSc degree in Biology, and Environmental and Natural Resources Management from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. She has also studied Occupational Health and Safety, Marketing and Public Relations. Her interest focuses on urban transportation, urban planning, green economy, eco-tourism, sustainable development, climate change, environmental law and policy, and environmental education. She loves start-up companies and non-governmental organizations keen on social and environmental responsibility. Faheema likes to think of herself as a novice environmental entrepreneur and hopes of one day owning her own environmentally-conscious business.
Transportation sector has played a prominent role in the socio-economic development of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. However, there are a wide range of current and future issues which should be tackled to ensure sustainable development in the country. More than 75% of the total population of Saudi Arabia lives in urban areas. Given the worldwide trends and statistics on urban population growth, many have regarded the 21st century as the urban century, understanding the prominence and importance urban areas have played and will continue to play in the future. Therefore, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia must focus its attention in … Continue reading →