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Independent experts nominated by country party

Rokhaya Daba Fall

First name
Rokhaya Daba
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
Soil Science
UN languages spoken


Job function
Technical Advisor to State Minister
Telephone number
221 8 232 876/321 660
Work experience
1. 1981-1983: Implementation of aid programs research at Senegalese Research of Agriculture (ISRA);_x000D_
2. 1983-1985: Soil Science Expert at National Plan for Territory Management Program, soil survey of 7 landsat imageries (the total territory is composed by 13 imageries)_x000D_
3. 1985-1987: Head of USAID /Senegal Agroforestry, Soil and Water Conservation Project, Elaboration and implementation of appropriate agroforestry technics for 30 villages of Senegalese Peanut Basin. Human and Finance Management;_x000D_
4. 1987-1997: Director of Senegalese Soil Department, Human and Finance Management, seek for funds and Technical Programs implementations (soil survey at development scale, soil fertility recommendations, and soil regeneration and conservation program);_x000D_
5. 1997 to date: Technical advisor on environment, research, natural research management and women in development at Ministry of Agriculture.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Ingenieur Agronomy, Soil Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Faculteé Agronomiques de Gembloux, Belgium, 1980
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Fall, R.D., 1988: Agroforestry in irrigated farming, Australian Forest Development Institute, Australia, pp. 33;_x000D_
2. Fall, R.D., 1991: Fertility recommendation based on soil survey, Reseau Soil, Water and Plant Analyses, Wageningen, Pays bas, pp. 15;_x000D_
3. Fall, R.D., 1992: Sustainable Agriculture in Sahel Region, Leithebridge, Canada, pp. 45;_x000D_
4. Fall, R.D. and Saleh, M.N., 1996: Land degradation as related to GEF Focal Areas, STAP/GEF, Dakar, pp. 188;_x000D_
5. Fall, R.D., 1996: Targeted research for land degradation, STAP/GEF, Amsterdam, pp. 12.
Other activities
- Several Projects Assessment and various consultations_x000D_
- 1990 to date: Vice-Chair of Senegalese Agronomist Association _x000D_
- 1992 to date: Financial Secretary of West African Soil Science Association (WASSA)_x000D_
- 1994-1998: Chair of Land Degradation Working Group of Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel of Global Environment Facility (STAP/GEF)_x000D_
- 1997 to date: Member of Board of Trustees of International Board of Soil Research and Management (IBSRAM)
Organisation name
Ministry of Agriculture
Organisation street address
BP 6225
Organisation city
Organisation country