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Independent experts nominated by country party

Mohamed Salih El Tigani

First name
Mohamed Salih
Last name
El Tigani
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Soil Science
Atmospheric Sciences
UN languages spoken




Job function
Associate Professor, Coodinator of Porgrammes Unit
Desertification and Desert Cultivation Studies C.
Telephone number
249 611171
Work experience
Member 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).
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B.Sc. M.Sc., Soil Science, Friendship University, Moscow, 1973_x000D_
Ph.D. Soil Science
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Zonn, S.V., El Tigani, M.S. 1983, Soil genesis and geography in Eastern Sudan. Poishvovedenia J. Vol 4. Moscow_x000D_
2. Sudan 5-year programme to combat desertification, for INCD, 1993, NDDU, Khartoum._x000D_
3. El Tigani M.S.1994, Sudan National Case Study on drought and desertification. Circulated by INCD, in the 4th session._x000D_
4. Co-author, 1992, Desertification and Mapping Methology in Sudan, NDDU, Min. of Agriculture._x000D_
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.
Other activities
1. Sudanese Environmental Conservation Society_x000D_
2. Sudanese Soil Science_x000D_
3. Agriculturists Union_x000D_
4. Green Crescent Society
Organisation name
University of Khartoum
Organisation street address
P.O. Box 321
Organisation city
Organisation country