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Independent experts nominated by country party

Haroun Abubaker Abdalla

First name
Haroun Abubaker
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Other Disciplines
and Sociology
Agricultural Sciences
UN languages spoken




Geographical Focus
Saudi Arabia
Job function
Director of Research
Telephone number
249 0511 778836/7 - 783959
Work experience
· Sudan Counterpart Agrometeorologist for three projects._x000D_
· Director of the Sudan Early Warning System Unit, 1990-93._x000D_
· Seconded to Saudi Arabia as a meteorologist, (1982-86). _x000D_
· Conducted advisory work for Sudan Development Association on the Meteorology of a Pilot Station for National Disposal of Obsolete Pesticides, 1992._x000D_
· Rapporteur on the Weather and Climate and Animal Production, Health and Diseases for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) Regional Association (Africa, 1991-94) and the Commission for Agricultural Meteorology (1995-98)._x000D_
· Contributed to drought Early Warning Workshop in Ethiopia, 1988; _x000D_
· ICRISAT workshop on Soil Water Balance, Niamey, 1991; _x000D_
· Roving seminar on Application of Climate Data for Effective Irrigation Planning and Management, 1992; MEEOHYTEL 21 WMO, 1995; the 4th Session (Madrid, 1996); and the 12th session (Accra, 1999) for the Commission for Agricultural Meteorology (WMO).
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B. Sc. Math and Physics, U of K, Sudan, 1971. _x000D_
M. Sc. Agricultural Meteorology, U of Reading, UK, 1980.
Other activities
. Member of the Research Board of the Arab Meteorologists of the Arab League._x000D_
2. Member of the Commission for Agricultural Meteorology (CAgM) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)._x000D_
3. Member of the Advisory Working Group for the Commission for Agricultural Meteorology (CAgM) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)._x000D_
4. Part-time Lecturer in the Institute of Environmental Studies of the U of K.
Organisation name
Meteorological Authority
Organisation street address
Meteorological Authority_x000D_
P. O. Box 574
Organisation city
Organisation country