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Independent experts nominated by country party

Hassan Abdel Rahman Musnad

First name
Hassan Abdel Rahman
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
UN languages spoken



Job function
Coordinator of Graduate Studies
College of Forestry Science
Telephone number
Work experience
1963-1967: Was doing general forestry work in Sudan. _x000D_
1967-1985: Was doing research in the arid zone of Sudan. Was also training in Egypt, India, Australia, France during this period._x000D_
1985-1988: Was coordinating work on desertification control. Then appointed Director of the Rehabilitation Programme in the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC)._x000D_
1989: Appointed President of the National Research Council to coordinate research in the Sudan._x000D_
Then returned as Director of the Forestry Research Centre till he retired in 1995._x000D_
Now coordinating the Graduate Studies in the Forestry College of Science, University of Sudan.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B.Sc. Biology - University of Khartoum 1960_x000D_
B.Sc. Forestry - University of Edinburgh 1963_x000D_
M.Sc. Aridland Ecology - University of Khartoum 1972
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Soil Moisture Conservation for Plant Growth in Arid Areas M.Sc thesis_x000D_
2. Forestry for Rural Community Development FAO 1978_x000D_
3. Land Reclamation in Kerma Basin - Sudan Silva 1978_x000D_
4. Soil Conservation and Land Use Sudan Silva 1966_x000D_
5. Debris and Sedimentation at El Roseris Hydroelectric Dam 1983 - Ministry of Energy
Other activities
1. Chairman of MAB Committee National UNESCO Committee_x000D_
2. Member of the IUFRO International Council 1990-1995_x000D_
3. Coordinator IFS proposed projects in Sudan_x000D_
4. One of the negociators to formulate the UN Convention for Desertification Control_x000D_
5. Represented Sudan in several UNEP General Council meetings
1. A. Mayer Fellowship for Research: Tree Physiology/water-relation 1971/72._x000D_
2. Advisor to the Swedish - Sudanese Association.
Organisation name
Sudan University for Science and Technology
Organisation street address
P.O.Box 6146
Organisation city
Organisation country