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Expert NameDr. Mohamed Salih El Tigani
TitleAssociate Professor, Coodinator of Porgrammes Unit
DivisionDesertification and Desert Cultivation Studies C.
InstitutionUniversity of Khartoum
Telephone249 611171
Work ExperienceMember of Technical Committee for El Nuhud Cooperative Credit Project and its Environmental Impact. Member of the steering committee for drought recovery and food security projects in North Kordofan and North Darfur, Sudan. Supervised the formulation of the Guidelines of National Plan to combat drought and desertification in Sudan. Management of small farms and utilization of the soils and water for agricultural production. Lecturer on desertification and designing protective measures to control desert encroachement and desertification, with undergraduates. Participated in experts group meetings of UNEP, IGAD, SSO, African Regional Inter-Governmental. Pariticipated and contributed to all 9 sessions of INCD, and African Focal Points meeting. National consultant member of the team for preparation of Sudan National Action Programme (SNAP).
QualificationsB.Sc. M.Sc., Soil Science, Friendship University, Moscow, 1973 Ph.D. Soil Science
Number of Publications27
Other Activities1. Sudanese Environmental Conservation Society 2. Sudanese Soil Science 3. Agriculturists Union 4. Green Crescent Society
Publications1. Zonn, S.V., El Tigani, M.S. 1983, Soil genesis and geography in Eastern Sudan. Poishvovedenia J. Vol 4. Moscow 2. Sudan 5-year programme to combat desertification, for INCD, 1993, NDDU, Khartoum. 3. El Tigani M.S.1994, Sudan National Case Study on drought and desertification. Circulated by INCD, in the 4th session. 4. Co-author, 1992, Desertification and Mapping Methology in Sudan, NDDU, Min. of Agriculture. 5. El Tigani M. Salim, 1995, The Geographical Extent of Desertification in Sudan, AL BUHUHUTH, Scientific J. Vol. 5 (1) 1996, National Centre for Research, Khartoum, Sudan.
DisciplineSoil Science
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