University of Kordofan Staff Members

CURRICULUM VITAE (C.V)

Name Maruod Elno Maruod

Profession Agricultural Economist

Address University of Kordofan. P.O. Box 160, Elobeid, Sudan.

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Tel. (Home): +249 124516222

Tel. (Cellular): +249 912948408

Fax: +249 6118 32877

Personal Citizen of Sudan: born January 1953

Marital status Married, six Kids

Language Proficiency

 

Reading

Writing Conversation  
Language Excellent Fair Weak Excellent Fair Weak Excellent Fair Weak
Arabic X     X     X    
English X     X     X    
                           

Key Qualifications:

  • Over 34 years experience in different academic and various practical aspects of

Development.

  • Field experience in management identification appraisal, evaluation and supervision of development projects.
  • Practical experience in teaching Agricultural Economics and related subjects at both graduate and M.Sc. students as main and co supervisor in the field of Agricultural Economics.
  • Supervision of many undergraduate and M.Sc students as main and cosupervisor in the field of rang management.
  • Excellent in project identification, preparation and appraisal (feasibility studies in different fields).
  • Converses well with a wide variety of people in Arabic and English.
  • Ability to work in teams of a multidisciplinary nature, and to establish effective working relations.
  • Experience in running computer programs for statistical, financial and socio-

economic analysis.

  • Internal examiner for many M.Sc students.
  • Internal examiner for many Masc. and PhD students.
  • Ability to access the internet for communication and research purposes.
  • Experience in management of communal pastures and range lands.

Academic Qualifications

Environmental Studies. Department of Economics. University of Kordofan, Sudan.

Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Khartoum,

Khartoum, Sudan.

University, Alexandria, Egypt.

  • Diploma, General Agriculture 1973-1976.Faculty of Agricultural Studies, Sudan University of Sciences and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan.

MEMBERSHIP OF INSTITUTE/ FACULTY/ UNIVERSITY BOARDS:

Institute/ Faculty (University of Kordofan) Board Period

Nature of membership

From To
1. University Financial Committee 2000 2005 Member
2. Investment Council (University of Kordofan) 2006 present Member
3. University Senate/Deanship Committee 1998 2010 Member
4. Gum Arabic Research Centre 2006 2008 Member

5. Faculty of Natural Resources &

Environmental Economics

1995 Present Member
5.Faculty of Commercial Studies 2000 2006 Member
6. College of developmental and technological sciences. 2012 date Head

Advance Courses during postgraduate studies:

  • Mathematics, statistics and econometrics for Agricultural Economics (research

Methodology 1&11)

  • Survey sampling
  • Economics of Agricultural Production (production economics)
  • Macro-economics (theories of macro-equilibrium)
  • International trade

Other Certificates:

  • Certificate on the use of computer
  • Certificate on management of communal pastures and range lands. ICRDA, Aleppo,

Syria, 1993.

Workshops, Seminars and Training Courses Attended:

  • Training of trainers on management of grazing resources around permanent water Supplies, March – April 1983, Elobeid, Sudan
  • Management of communal pastures and range lands 1-5 November 1993. Allepo, Arab Republic of Syria.
  • New Approach to Range management Arousha, Tanzania, 6-10 Dec. 1993.
  • Expert Seminar for Revising and Complementing Teaching Modules on Research Methodologies on Natural Sciences, Feb.28-March 8, 2006.DAAD Scientific Workshop, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach in Natural Resources Management, 9-14 September 2007.DAAD Scientific Workshop, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
  • Teaching Modules in The Effect of Culture and Indigenous Knowledge on Natural Resources Management in Dry Land,13-20 August 2008. DAAD Scientific Workshop, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
  • Institutional Analysis for the Faculty of Natural Resources and environmental Studies,17-24 November 2009.DelPHE and REFORUM Scientific Workshop, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
  • Pedagogical Skills (Teaching), 21-24 September 2010. DelPHE and REFORUM Scientific Workshop, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
  • Integrated Management of Agro-silvo-pastoral System for Sustainable Production.15-17 March 2011.Cirad Scientific Workshop, University of Kordofan, Sudan.
  • Climate change Adaptation, 9-12 March 2013 .DAAD scientific summer school workshops, University of Kordofan, Sudan.

Professional Experience:

  • October 2012: Dean College of Developmental and Technological Sciences
  • ·1987-1989: M.Sc student, Dept. of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum, Sudan

Advisor: Associate pro. Dr. Kamil Ibrahim Hassan

Main topic: Impact of Drought and Desertification

On Range and Livestock as a Production System in

North Kordofan State (the case of Sodari District)

  • Feb 1983-Feb.1986: Senior Range Officer at Elodaya

Project, Sud. 83, 026 (UNSO).

Teaching Experience:

1-Subjects taught in Kordofan University:

  • A-Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies:

- Principles of Agricultural Economics

- Micro-Economics (theories and applications)

- Fundamental of Agricultural Economics

- Quantitative Economics

- Farm management

- Range and Forestry Economics

- Range management

- Range Development techniques

  • B-Faculty of Commerce and Accounting:

- Principle of Economics

- Quantitative Economics

- Micro –economics

- Operation Research

- Feasibility Studies

2-Sudan Open University:

Principles of Economics

3-Holly Quran Uniersity (Elobeid)

Principles of Economics

Quantitative Economics

4-Elobeid Technical College

Principles of economics

5- Postgraduate Program:

- Advance Course in Farm management

- Micro –economics (theory and application)

- Quantitative economics

Operation Research-

- Feasibility study

6- West Kordofan University, Faculty of Natural Resources (EIFoula):

- Quantitative economics

- Farm management

- Forest and range economics

7-Sinnar University, Faculty of Natural Resources (EISUKi):

-Range management

8- College of Developmental and Technological Sciences (Elobied)

- Principles of economics

- Micro-economics

9- Supervision of Postgraduate students:

  • Main advisor and co-advisor for several Post-graduate

Students in Agricultural Economics and in Range

Management at the faculty of Natural Resources and

Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan:-

Research Supervision

A. Academic Supervision:

1. Somaya Bashir Mohammed Gabir (1999): Camel Pastoralism,

Rangeland Utilization and Husbandry Practices in North Kordofan

State. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources &

Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.

2. Mahdi Elrikabi. O. (2000): The Impact of some economic factors on the demand of local wheat flour: Acase of some Bakeries in Elobied Town, Shiekan Locality, North Kordofan, Sudan. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan (2000-2002).

3. Yousif Mahmoud Hamdi E. (2005): Influence of the Agricultural Extension Services on Adoption of Some Agricultural Innovations in Ennhud cooperative Credit Project:Acase Study of Elodaya Locality, North Kordofan, Sudan. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan (2003-2005).

4. Hagir Mohammed Suleiman (2006):Financial Analysis and Optimum Cropping Pattern for Settelers in Sheikan Locality, North Kordofan State. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan.

5. Elkhalil Elnour Birama (2007): Impact of Improved Seeds on Small Farmers Crop Productivity, Income and Livelihood in North Kordofan State.M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan.

6. Hanaa Abderhman Jalalain (2007) Range Plants Composition as affected by Pattern of Grazing Around Permanent Water Supplies in North Kordofan State. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan.

7. Nafisa Adam Bashier (2008): Socio-economic Impacts of vocational Training Centre(VTC) on Human Investment: Acase Study of Elobied VTC Graduate,North Kordofan State, Sudan M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan.

8. Musaab Adam Ahmed Eldukheri (2008): Optimum Crop Patter For Improving Household Food Security in the Western Part of North Kordofan State,Sudan.M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan.

9. Yousif Odon Abuzaida(2008): Assessment of the Role of Grass root Institutional Building in Realizing the Sustainable Rural Development in North Kordofan State.The Case of Elobied Area Development Scheme,Sudan.M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan.

10. Hassabelrasoul Gamie (2008): Effect of Some Economic Factors on Tomato Production in NorthKordofan State: A case Study of Elhegina Area. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.

11. Azhari Hanfi (2008): Contribution of Cash Crops to Household Farm Income under the Existing Farming System of Sheikan Locality, North Kordofan State. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.

12 Amal Hassan Mahdi Eloni(2008) Optimum crop combination in Abu Habil Scheme,North Kordofan State,Sudan. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan

13. Gisma Ahmed Mohammed Ali(2009): The Socio-economic Impacts of Drinking Water Pollution on Households in Elobied Town, North Kordofan State, Sudan.M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.

14. Tarig Amin Abuelbashar 2009: Food Security Nature in Drylands Area: A Case of North Kordofan. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan

15. Alaa Eldin Ali Duruk (2014).Economics of vegetable production in Bara and Kheiran , North Kordofan State. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.

16. Mohammed Ibrahim Saeed Sitar (2014).The Impact of WildFruits to Household Income and Livelihood in Western Sector Localities of South Kordodan State. Ph.D Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.

B. Internal Examinerat Kordofan University for 16 M. Sc. Graduates

And external examiner for several M.Sc. and Ph.D. students .

C. Now, supervising 6 Doctorate.

D. Supervisor of 331 under-graduate students at the B. Sc. Dissertation Level (1995-2014).three post graduate Diploma

 

BOOK UNPUBLISHED, AUTHORED:

Book title

Multiple authored

ISBN

Date

Insitiution

Marketing of Agricultural Products in North Kordofan: Current Situation and Future Prospects X Not identified October 2007 Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning- North Kordofan, Sudan
Current Situation and Future Prospects of Abuhabil Basin, North Kordofan X Not identified August 2007 Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation, North Kordofan, Sudan
Management of Time in North Kordofan: Current situation and future outlook X Not identified March 2008 Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning- North Kordofan, Sudan
Land use map book for North Kordofan state,Sudan. X Not identified 2012 Investment commission of North Kordofan.
Comprehensive and Sustainable Agricultural Development for Bara and Kheiran area of North Kordofan State X Not identified January 2013 Ministry of Agriculture & Irrigation, North Kordofan, Sudan
Industrial map for North Kordofan state,Sudan. X Not identified

May

2013

Investment department North Kordofan
Agricultural map for North Kordofan state,Sudan. X Not identified

July

2013

Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning- North Kordofan, Sudan
Services map for North Kodofan State, Sudan X Not identified

October2013

Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning- North Kordofan, Sudan
Preparation of Comprehensive and Sustainable Agricultural Development project document for Bara and Kheiran area in North Kordofan State , Sudan X Not identified November 2013 Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning- North Kordofan, Sudan
Comprehensive Investment map of North Kordofan state , Sudan X Not identified

December 2013

 

Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning- North Kordofan, Sudan
Additional Activities: Membership of Professional Organizations
Name of organization or society Membership period

Nature of membership

From To
1. Sudanese Environment Conservation Society (SECS) 1991 Present Member
2. Society of Consumer Protection 2006 Present Member

Other Activities:-

Activity/ position Date Action place
  1. Head department of Forest and Range.
1995-1999 Department of Forest and Range sciences,University of Kordofan
  1. Preparation of Farm management, Range management, Quantitative Economics and Forest economics courses.
1995 & consecutive updates Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Kordofan.
  1996 - 2012

Faculty of Natural Resources,

, University of Kordofan

  1. Head Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development
1999 - 2010 Faculty of Natural Resources
  1. Team member of Marketing Study (Marketing of Agricultural Products in North Kordofan: Current Situation and Future Outlook)
March 2008 Ministry of Finance, North Kordofan State
  1. Expert Team Member of Abuhabil Rehabilitation Study.
2007 Ministry of Agriculture, North Kordofan State, Sudan
  1. Member of State Agricultural Commodity Board, North Kordofan.
  2. Expert Team Member of land use map of North Kordofan state.
  3. Expert Team Member of Comprehensive sustainable agricultural development for Bara and Elkheiran.

2008-2010

2012

January,

2013

Ministry of Agriculture, North Kordofan State,

Ministry of Finance, North Kordofan Sudan.

Ministry of Agriculture, North Kordofan State, Sudan

  1. Expert Team Member for preparation of project document of Comprehensive sustainable agricultural development for Bara and Elkheiran

June

2013

Ministry of Agriculture, North Kordofan State, Sudan

Publications:

  1. Maruod E.Maruod,Elkhalil E. Breima,Elrasheid E. Elkhidir ,Ahmed M. El Naim.Impact of improved Seeds on Small farmers Productivity.Income and livelihood in Umruaba locality of North Kordofan State, Sudan(International Journal of Agriculture and Forestry:2012 DOI:10.5923/j.ijaf.20130306.01
  2. Maryoud Elnow Maryoud,Elrasheid Elimam Elkhidir, Tarig Elsheikh Mahmoud, Makeen Abdalla Makeen. Adequacy of Smallholders Farming Systems to Achieve Food Security in North Kordofan State, Sudan (ID: 840) – Tropentag, September 17-19, 2013, Stuttgart-H ohenheim.
  3. Maruod Elno Maruod , Elrasheid Elimam Elkhidir , Tarig Elsheikh Mahmoud, Sayed Ali Zareba .Achieving Food Security through Efficient Smallholders farming System in Jebel Eldair Mechanized farms in North kordofan State, Sudan .Global journal of multidisciplinary and applied sciences(GJAMS) . 2013-1-1/13-18 .
  4. Elkhalil E. Breima , Maruod Elno Maruod , Elrasheid Elimam Elkhidir , Tarig Elsheikh Mahmoud. Impact of improved Seeds on Small farmers Productivity.Income and livelihood in Bara locality of North Kordofan State, Sudan( American International journal of Contemporary Research (AIJCR) vol. 3 No. 11; Nov. 2013
  5. Maruod E. Maruod, Tarig E. Mahmoud, Makeen A. Makeen.Food Securityand Resource Allocation among Small Farming Households in Rain-fed Sector of Arid Zones in North Kordofan State,Sudan. International journals of Education and research .Vol. 2 No.8 Augest 2014.
  6. Nagwa I. Elnour, Maruod E. Maruod , Elrasheid E. Elkhidir and Elkhalil E. Breima. Woman Empowerment Through Self-help Groups in Sheikan Locality ,North Kordofan State. Global journal of multidisciplinary and applied sciences (GJAMS). 2014-2-1/5-8 .
  7. Mohammed Sheikh Eldin, Maruod E. Maruod and Nagwa I. Elnour.The Optimum Cropping Pattern and Food Seurity Nature in Elsemeih Agricultural Scheme, North Kordofan State, Sudan. Global journal of multidisciplinary and applied sciences (GJAMS). 2014-2-3/53-58 .
  8. Tarig E. Mahmoud, Maruod E. Maruod, Manal A. Khiery, hmed M. El Naim and Moayad B. Zaied.Competitiveness of Gum Arabic Marketing System at Elobeid Crops Market,North Kordofan State,Sudan.World journal of Agricultural Research, 2014, vol. 2, No.5, 252-256.DOI:10.12691/wjar-2-5-9
  9. Maruod E. Maruod, Makeen A. Makeen, Tarig E. Mahmoud. Gross Margin Analysis, Constraints,Resource Allocation and Competitiveness of Millet production and Food Security situation for Small Holders Farming System in Semi-desert area in North Kordofan State,Sudan. International journals of Education and research .Vol. 2 No.8 Augest 2014.
  10. Hanan E. Elhabeeb, Maruod E. Maruod, Mohammed S. Elteama. The Role of North Kordofan Development Project(NKRDP) in women Development in Bara Locality,North Kordofan State, Sudan. International journals of Education and research .Vol. 2 No.10 october 2014.
  11. Elzubair E. El zain Salim, Hussain M.B. Maruod E. Maruod. Impact of Agricultural Extension Activities and Socio-economic Factors on Farmers Adoption of Melon Bug Hand Picking in West Bara Locality North Kordofan State,Sudan. International journals of Education and research .Vol. 2 No.10 october 2014.
  12. Khalid E. Sahal,Bakheit S. A. Maruod E. Maruod ,Mohammed S. Elteama. The Socio-economic Profile of Camels Holders in North Kordofan State,Western Sudan. International journals of Education and research .Vol. 2 No.10 october 2014.
  13. Maruod E. Maruod, Tarig E. Mahmoud, Makeen A. Makeen and Nagwa I. Elnour.Food Security nature and Optimal Cropping Pattern for Rural Small Farmers(pump irrigation) in Arid Zones of North Kordofan ,Sudan.Sky journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 3(10) pp 208-214,November,2014.
  14. Sitar M. Ibrahim, Maruod E. Maruod, Tarig E. Mahmoud, Ashraf A. A. Hassan. Non-Timber Forest Product(NTFPs): Opportunities and Constrains to Achieve Food Security and Livelihood in Western Sector Localities of South Kordofan State, Sudan. International journal of Farming and Allied Sciences. .
  15. Maruod E. Maruod, Elkhalil E. Breima , Ashraf A. A. Hassan, Mohammed S. Elteama. Determination of Optimum Crop-mix to Achieve Food Security for Pump Irrigated Crops in Semi-Arid Zonesof North Kordofan State,Sudan. International journal of Farming and Allied Sciences. . 3 issue 12,(2014)
  16. Ashraf A. A. Hassan, Maruod E. Maruod, Mohammed S. Elteama. Optimum Resource Use, Competitiveness and Food Security Nature of Crops Grown in Dry Land Areas in North Kordofan State. International journals of Education and research .Vol. 2 No.11 November 2014.
  17. Elkhalil E. Breima, Maruod E. Maruod, Ashraf A. A. Hassan

Food Security Nature and Land Use for Sustainable Production of Pearl Millet in Dry Land areas of North Kordofan State, Sudan. International journals of Education and research .Vol. 2 No.11 November 2014.

  1. Sitar M. Ibrahim, Maruod E. Maruod, Tarig E. Mahmoud,Makeen A. Makeen. Contribution of Wild Fruits to Househood Income,Expenditure and livelihood in Western Sector Localities of South Kordofan State,Sudan. International journals of Education and research .Vol. 2 No.10 october 2014.
  2. Maruod E. Maruod, Sitar M. Ibrahim Tarig E. Mahmoud,Asharaf A. A. Hassan. Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs); A Pathway to Achieve Food Security and livelihood in Elsalam locality in western sector localities of South Kordofan State, Sudan. International journal of Farming and Allied Sciences.
  3. Maruod E. Maruod, Sitar M. Ibrahim Tarig E. Mahmoud,Makeen A. Makeen. Impact of wild fruits local- marketing to household income and livelihood in western Sector of South Kordofan State in Elbiga and Elsalam localities, Sudan. International journals of Education and research .Vol. 2 No.11 November 2014.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  1. Quantitative Economics with more Emphasis on Linear Programming application

2. Micro-economics.

3. Natural Resource Economics.

4. Feasibility studies.

5. Food Security, Nutrition and Poverty Alleviation Strategies.

6. Agribusiness, Agribusiness Management Skills

7. Resource and Environmental Economics.

8. Farm management tools of analysis.

9. Operation Research.

Consultancy and Studies:

Feasibility study of poultry production unit in the University of Kordofan (2003).

  • Financial and feasibility study of University of Kordofan fuel station (2008). Financial and feasibility study of Elobeid Co-Operative Union for Transportation Buses (2004).
  • Financial and feasibility study for Elobeid Tennary(2003)
  • Feasibility study on sheep production and fattening In North Kordofan State(2005)
  • Feasibility study of Don Bosco Bakkery, Elobeid town (2005).
  • Feasibility study of Special Hospital in Elobeid town (2011).
  • Study on past, present and future prospect of Agr.products in North Kordofan State (team member) (2008).
  • Technical and Financial Feasibility study of poultry production project in North Kordofan State (Nov-2009)
  • Marketing of Agricultural production in Nortk Kordofan state Current Situation and Future Prospects (March-2008).
  • Time Management study of North Kordofan state(March-2008).
  • Study of Forestation of High Ways of North-K state(2009).
  • Abu Habil study, Past, Present and future prospects.
  • Assessment of Gum Arabic Patentability in Elhemaira Forest, Norths Kordofan State (Green desert –Project) 2009.
  • Gum Arabic belt rehabilitation and conservation of genetic resources, production improvement (August- 2009).

1st Reference:

Name Position Address Phone

Prof. Dr. Osman Adam

(Retired 2008)

Ex. Vicechanceller, University of Kordofan,Kordofan State,Sudan . Faculty of natural resources,Elobied,Sudan  
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2rd Reference:

Name Position Present Address Phone Fax

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Kheir Abdelrahman

Vice Chancellor, University of Sinar. University of Sinar, Sudan.

+249-912333245

+24961122344

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3rd Reference:

Name Position Address Phone
Prof. Dr. Babikir Idris Babikir Prof. lecturer University of Khartoum-Faculty of Agriculyure U of K faculty of Agriculture Agri. Econo. Department 0912134591

VISITED COUNTRIES (Scientific Visits):

Egypt, Syria, Tanzania, Kenya.

 

Associate Professor Maruod Elno Maruod

(B.Sc., M.Sc.and Ph.D.)

November, 2014, Elobied, Sudan.