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Independent experts nominated by country party

Salah Tahoun

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


Job function
Telephone number
202 5256452 / 39 / 42
Work experience
- Adviser, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, 1992 - present_x000D_
- Egyptian representative in INCD, 1994 - present_x000D_
- Land use planning_x000D_
- Soil reclamation and rehabilitation_x000D_
- Marginal utilization of natural resources
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Ph.D. Soil Science, Michigan State University, U.S.A., 1965
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1.Tahoun, S. 1997. The QRDP: an Egyptian - German project to combat Desertification. Proc. Int. Symposium on desertification. Tucson, Arizona, USA_x000D_
2. Tahoun, S. 1997. Commitments and opportunities in the CCD Agricultural Magazine (in Arabic)_x000D_
3. Tahoun, S. Global effort to combat desertification. Proc. Int. Con. Land Degradation. University of Cukurova, Turkey._x000D_
4. Tahoun, S., et al. 1995. The salt balance of the El-Fayoum region, Egypt. Proc. First Symp. on the Environment Development of El-Fayoum, Egyptian Academy of Science and Technology._x000D_
5. Tahoun, S., et al. 1993. Significance of environmental impact assessment of projects: a soil degradation case. Fourth National Con., Egypt. Soil Science Society.
Other activities
1. Chairman, Egyptian Environmental Research Association (NGO)_x000D_
2. American Soc. Agronomy_x000D_
3. American Soc. Soil Science_x000D_
4. African Soc. Soil Science_x000D_
5. International Soc. Soil Science_x000D_
6. Chairman, National Committee for Promoting University Staff Members
1. Member, Sigma Xi Society, USA_x000D_
2. Visiting Professor, University of Cambridge, 1986
Organisation name
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
Organisation street address
30, Misr Helwan Agricultural Rd,, 11728 Maadi,
Organisation city
Organisation country