University of Kordofan Staff Members

CURRICULUM VITAE

1. GENERAL

Name: Tarig Elsheikh Mahmoud Elfaki

Date of Birth: May 9th, 1965

Place of Birth: Bara, Sudan

Nationality: Sudanese

Sex: Male

Marital Status: Married + 3 Children (Mohamed, Samah and Mazin)

Position Held Now:Administratively: Director of Administration of Foreign Relations and International Cooperation, University of Kordofan - Sudan.

Academically: Associate Professor at the Department of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies/ Institute of Gum Arabic Research & Desertification Studies- University of Kordofan.

Address:University of Kordofan. P.O. Bo 160, El-Obied. Sudan

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Tel. (Office): +249811111660

Tel. (Home): +249912356654

Tel. (Cellular): +249 912732343

Fax: +249 611822046

  1. 2.LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
 

Reading

Writing Conversation
Language Excellent Fair Weak Excellent Fair Weak Excellent Fair Weak

Arabic

(Mother

Tongue)

X

    X     X    
English X     X     X    
German   X     X   X    
Spanish     X     X     X
French     X     X     X

3. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. 3.1Third University Degree, 2004

Degree: Ph. D. with overall grade=1.0 (First Class)

University: Dresden University of Technology, TUD, Germany.

Institute: Institute of Forest Economics and Management Planning (July 2004).

Specialization: Agricultural Economics, Policies & Agribusiness.

Title of Thesis: The Adequacy of Price Incentives on Production, Processing and Marketing of Gum Arabic in Sudan: Case Study of North and West Kordofan.

3.2 Second University Degree, 1994

Degree: M. Sc. in Agricultural Economics

University: University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

Specialization: Agricultural Economics (Marketing and Policies of Agricultural Products).

Title of Thesis: Camel Exports in Sudan, Evaluation of Price Policy Effects, University of Khartoum,

3.3 First University Degree, 1991

Degree: B. Sc. (Agriculture) Honors, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan

Specialization: Agricultural Economics & Rural Development

3.4 Secondary School Certificate: 1985

Certificate:Sudan Certificate in March 1985 (Higher Secondary School Certificate).

School: Khor Taggat Higher Secondary School (1982- 1985)

4. COMPUTER LITERACY

4.1 Excellent Computer Skills

(Word processing and data analysis) and experience in operating following Computer Programs:

Software Use

All versions of: Windows; Microsoft Word; Word Perfect; Microsoft PowerPoint; Microsoft Excel; SAS; Harvard Graphics; Curve Experts; SPSS for Windows; Adobe Acrobat Reader/Editor; Corel Draw,.. etc.

PAM, SAM and GAM Software

Computer Operating; Word Processing; Statistical Analysis; Slides and Presentations, Operating System Formatting & New Installation and Internet, Electronic Trade...etc.

Policy Analysis Matrix, Social Statistical Model, General Algebraic Model

  1. 4.2Certificates in Computer Science:
Certificates Place Date
Several Training Programs in different applications University of Kordofan 2012
Training Programs in Rechenzentrum, TU Dressden Dresden University of Technology, Germany 2002
Diploma in Computer Science C. T. Centre, Sudan 1998
Introduction and Application to Computer Science FAZ, Khartoum, Sudan 1992

 

5. PRIZES AND AWARDS

Organization conferring award Type of award Awarded for Date
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship

Ph. D. Study,

Germany

2000-2004
Ford Foundation– UAS funding Program Scholarship

M. Sc. Study,

Sudan

1992-1994

6.EMPLOYMENT/ Scientific Title

Academic and Administrative Held Positions at Kordofan University, Sudan:

  • Director of Administration of Foreign Relations and International Cooperation
  • University Principal (June 2010 to June 2014)
  • Dean of Postgraduate Studies, University of Kordofan (2010)
  • Director of Gum Arabic Research Centre (GARC), University of Kordofan (2006 – 2010)
  • Associate Professor at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies- University of Kordofan (2012 to date)
  • Assistant Professor at the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies- University of Kordofan (1998 - 2011).
  • Head Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan (1997-1999).
  • Lecturer of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan(1995-1998).

7. AGRIBUSINESS ECONOMIC CONSULTANCIES:

  1. 1991-1994:Bahri Kordofan Trading Co. Ltd, P.O. Box 1207Khartoum, Sudan.
  2. 1994- 1995: Camel Exporters Union, Elobeid Branch.
  3. 2000-2011: Businessmen Federation, North Kordofan.
  4. 2006- 2011: Agricultural Chamber of Businessmen Federation, North Kordofan State
  5. 2006- 2010: Consultant of Gum Arabic Associations-North Kordofan State
    1. 2008/09/10: Training of trainers for Marketing Intervention Strategy for Western Sudan Natural Resource Management Project (IFAD)
    2. 2007- 2009: Consultant of Warm Seas Agribusiness (Gum Arabic Industry)
      1. 2010-2011: National Consultant of ‘‘North Kordofan State Development Plans and Urban Structural Plans (Planners: MEFIT Eng. Consultants & Rome University Scientific Team, Italy)’’
      2. 2009: Team Leader of Marketing Study (Marketing of Agricultural Products in North Kordofan: Current Situation and Future Outlook), State Ministry of Agriculture and Animal wealth, North Kordofan State
      3. 2009-2010: Lead Consultant for Gum Arabic Marketing and Marketing Information System (Revitalizing the Sudan Gum Arabic Production and Marketing in Sudan) funded by World Bank, administered by Multi-Donor Trust Fund(MDTF N)-Forest National Corporation (FNC).
      4. Economic Consultant of the Federal Gum Arabic Board (GAB), Khartoum Sudan, 2010 to date (2015).

8. MEMBERSHIP OF INSTITRUTE/ FACULTY/ UNIVERSITY BOARDS:

Institute/ Faculty (University of Kordofan) Board Period

Nature of membership

From To
  1. University Senate
1998 Present Member
  1. University Board
2010 Present Member/ Secretary
  1. University Investment Board
2006 Present Member
  1. Gum Arabic Research Centre Board
2006 2010 Head of Research Board
  1. Gum Arabic Research Centre Board
2006 Present Member
  1. Deanship of Scientific Affairs Board
2006 Present Member
  1. Faculty of Natural Resources &
Environmental Studies
1998 Present Member
  1. Faculty of Commercial Studies
2006 Present Member
  1. Deanship of Postgraduate Studies
2010 2010 Head of Board
  1. Deanship of Postgraduate Studies
2006 Present Member
  1. Faculty of Medicine & Health Science
2006 Present Member
  1. Faculty of Art
2006 Present Member
  1. Faculty of Engineering & Technical
Studies
2006 Present Member
  1. Faculty of Science
2006 Present Member
  1. Faculty of Education
2006 Present Member
  1. Faculty of Computer Science &
Statistics
2008 Present Member
  1. Centre for Peace & Development
2008 Present Member
  1. Principal Board
2010 2014 Head of Principal Board
  1. Administrative Higher Committee of Foreign Relations and International Cooperation
2015 Present Secretary
9. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES:
  • Membership of Professional Organizations& NGO
Name of organization or society Membership period

Nature of membership

From To
  1. Sudanese Environment
Conservation Society (SECS)
1992 Present Member
  1. German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Alumni
2000 Present Alumni
  1. Society of Consumer Protection
2006 Present Member

10.OTHER ACTIVITIES:

Activity/ position Date Action place
  1. Preparation of International Trade Subject (Syllabus)
1995 & consecutive updates Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Kordofan.
  1. Preparation Agricultural Finance Subject (Syllabus)
1995 & consecutive updates Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Kordofan.
  1. Preparation of Feasibility Studies and Project Evaluation Subject (Syllabus)
2009& consecutive updates Faculty of Commercial Studies, University of Kordofan.
  1. Preparation of Some Modules in Environmental Economics (Syllabus)
2010 Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan
  1. Financial Secretary of Staff Affairs Office (SAO)
1996 – 2000 Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan
  1. Financial Secretary of Faculty Staff Association (FSA)
2006 – 2009 Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan
  1. National Coordinator of Kordofan University with different German Collaboration Projects (Welcome to Africa Project, CHAIN project, Baofood Project, etc.)
2004 to date Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies & Gum Arabic Research Centre, Kordofan University–Sudan
  1. National Counterpart of ‘‘North Kordofan State Development Plans and Urban Structural Plans (Planners: MEFIT Eng. Consultants & Rome University Scientific Team, Italy)’’
2010-2011 North Kordofan State – State Ministry of State Planning & Ministry of Finance
  1. 9.Manual preparation for Marketing Intervention Strategy for Western Sudan Natural Resource Management Project (IFAD)
  2. Training of target groups in marketing & finance activities forWSRMP (IFAD)
  3. Member (sometimes head) committee for selection of WSRMP experts several times
  4. 12.Training on Business Management Skills for Vets targeted by Revitalization of Livestock Production & Marketing Project/ North Kordofan State, Sudan
2010- 2012 Agricultural Economic Sector-North Kordofan State, Sudan
  1. Team Leader of Marketing Study (Marketing of Agricultural Products in North Kordofan: Current Situation and Future Outlook)

June

2009

September 2009

April 2007-2009

February

2010

WSRMP IFAD, NorthKordofanState

WSRMP IFAD, NorthKordofanState

WSRMP IFAD, NorthKordofanState

Animal Wealth Extension Unit, NorthKordofanState

  1. Expert Team Member of Abuhabil Rehabilitation Study.
March 2008 Ministry of Finance, NorthKordofanState
  1. Coordinator of State Agricultural Commodity Board, North Kordofan.
2007 Ministry of Agriculture, North Kordofan State, Sudan
  1. Member of Scientific Committee, Gum Arabic Board (GAB)
2008-2010 Ministry of Agriculture, North Kordofan State, Sudan
  1. Lead Consultant for the World Bank Project (Revitalizing the Sudan Gum Arabic Production and Marketing) in Sudan
2009- present Gum Arabic Board (GAB Presidency, Sudan)
  1. Head of Gum Arabic Board North Kordofan State
2010-2011 Financed by the World Bank-administered Multi-Donor Trust Fund(MDTF N)-Forest National Corporation (FNC), and IFAD
  1. First Initiator & Implementer of Budgetary Planning System (BPS) in Kordofan University
2012- present Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Wealth, North Kordofan
  1. Team member of Agricultural Map study for North Kordofan State, Sudan.
2011-2012 Kordofan University (Principal Office)
  1. Team member of Land-Use Map study for North Kordofan State, Sudan.
2012 North Kordofan, Sudan
  1. Team leader of Sustainable Development Project Study for Bara and Kheiran Area- N. Kordofan, Sudan.
2012 North Kordofan, Sudan
  1. Team member of Investment Map study for North Kordofan State, Sudan.
2013 North Kordofan, Sudan

 

11. POSTGRADUATE TEACHING EXPERIENCE

16 years’ experience in teaching courses at postgraduate. Level: Research Methodology, International Economics, International Trade, Forest Policies, Advanced Agricultural Marketing, Quantitative Economics, Microfinance, Natural Resources Management, Resource Economics, International Economics, Advanced Agricultural Policies, Feasibility Studies and Project Evaluation.

12. UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE

20 Years’ experience in teaching courses at university undergraduate level: Principles of Economics, Marketing of Agricultural Crops, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Policy, Statistics, International Marketing, Econometrics, Research Methodology, Forest Management and Forest policy.

13. INTERNATIONAL ATTENDED COURSE IN SPECIALITY:

  • International Summer Course on ‘‘Economic Efficiency of Forest under Faustmann Thinking’’,taught by Prof. C., S. Joseph (Louisiana University USA)at Institute of Forest Economics and Forest Management- Technical University of Dresden- Germany (2nd-13th July 2007).

 

14. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

Name of International Conference/ Workshops Place Organiser Date
Deutsche Tropentag 2015 Humboldt University-Berlin, Germany Management of Land Use System for Enhancement of Food Security, Conflicts and Ressolutions September 2015
Regional Stakeholders Workshop on Gum Arabic Chain: Towards Innovative Pilot Measures

University of Kordofan,

Sudan

Value Chain of NTFPs Project in Eastern Africa (TUD Germany, Ethiopia & Sudan) March 2015
International Congress of Forest Research Organization Salt Lake City, USA UFRO organizers, Utah State, Salt Lake City October 2014
       
Deutsche Tropentag 2013

Hohenheim

Germany

Universities ofBonn, Hohenheim, Stuttgart – Germany September 2013
Deutsche Tropentag 2012 Gottingen, Germany Universities of Gottingen – Germany September 2012

Deutsche Tropentag 2011

Development in Margins

Bonn

Germany

Universities ofBonn, Göttingen, Hohenheim, Hamburg – Germany October 2011
International Gum Arabic Forum(IGAF, 2011) Friendship Hall, Sudan Gum Arabic Board, Presidency, Khartoum Sepmber 2011
Deutsche Tropentag 2010 Zurich, Switzerland Universities of Hohenheim andHamburg – Germany October 2010
Development in Acacia Gum Research Wrexham, England Phillips Institute of Hydrocolloids, Glyndwr University, UK September 20-23, 2010
Deutsche Tropentag 2009 Hamburg, Germany Universities of Hamburg – Germany October 2009
International Meeting on Acacia Gum (EU project) Nairobi, IsioloKenya Kenyan Forestry Research Institute and EU Mission (Edinburgh Uni. -England, Wageningen Uni.- Netherland, CIRAD –France, etc. November 24- 29, 2008
Deutsche Tropentag 2007 Witzenhausen Universities of Hohenheim and Hamburg – German Deutsche Tropentag 2007
Teaching Module on Cultural Aspects of Natural Resource Management

Elobeid, Sudan

DAAD Regional Workshop

&KordofanUniversity

June 2006
Deutsche Tropentag 2006 Bonn, Germany Universities of Bonn, Göttingen, Hohenheim, Hamburg–Germany October 2006
Teaching Module on Research Methodologies of Natural Sciences Wondo Gent Ethiopia DAAD Regional Workshop & Wondo Genet Faculty, DebubbUniversity March 2006
Training for Successful Application (Developmental Aspects) Berlin, Germany Association of Experts in the Field of Migration and Development Cooperation (AGEF), Berlin August 2000
Problems of Underdevelopment: An Agricultural Economic Model’’ Goettingen, Germany Arbeitskreis Afrikanisch-Asiatischer Akademikerinnen und Akademiker (AAAAA) May 2000
Application Techniques‚ Methods and Strategies for Searching Developmental Jobs in Africa and Asia’ Goettingen, Germany Arbeitskreis Afrikanisch-Asiatischer Akademikerinnen und Akademiker (AAAAA) 2000
An Agricultural Training Activities (Green Houses, Animal and plant Production) Palencia, Spain Junta de Castillaleon, Agricultral Training Centre (1991)

15. RESEARCH SUPERVISION

  1. A.Academic Supervision of 110 under graduate dissertations (1995 – 2014)
  2. B.Supervisor of 16
  • (Main advisor) Aida E. O. (Finished 2006): Resource Accessibility for Rural Women in Shiekan Locality, North Kordofan, Sudan. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan (2003-2006)
  • (Co advisor) Amal Hassan Mahadi (Finished 2006): Economics Agricultural Production at Abuhabil Basin.
  • (Main advisor) Radia E. Zain Elabdeen (Finished 2006): Description and Analysis of Livestock Markets in North Kordofan, Sudan. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Commercial Studies, University of Kordofan.
  • (Main advisor) Umima Kabashi (2009 final steps):The Role of Rural Women in Agricultural Development in Ennuhud Locality. M.Sc. Thesis conducted at Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan.
  • (Main advisor) Mustafa Hussein(Finished 2004): Efficiency of Formal Credit Provided for Small Producers: A Case of the Agricultural Bankof Sudan,
  • (Main advisor) Hassabelrasoul Gamie (Finished 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
  • (Main advisor) Azhari Hanfi (Finished 2008): Contribution of Cash Crops to Household Farm Income under the Existing Farming System of Sheikan Locality, North Kordofan State.
  • (Co advisor) Tarig Amin Abuelbashar (Finished 2009): Food Security Nature in Drylands Area: A Case of North Kordofan.
  • (Co advisor) Asmamaw Alemu (Finshed 2009): Commodity Chain of Frankincense from Dry Deciduous Woodlands of Nuba Mountains, South Kordofan. the Institute of International Forestry & Forest Products, Technical University of Dresden, Germany.
  • (Co advisor) Samiha Eltayeb Mohamed Osman (Finshed 2010):The Role of Community Based Institutions in Forest Resources Management: A Case ofElain Reserve Forest – North Kordofan.M.Sc. study Conducted at the Institute of International Forestry & Forest Products, Technical University of Dresden- Germany.
  • (Main advisor) Mustafa Elbakri (Finished 2011): Efficiency of Formal Credit Provided to Groundnut farmers at Ennuhoud Locality.
  • (Co- advisor) Ashwag A. Hassan (2013): Economic Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness Pertaining to Application of Gum Arabic Commodity for Elongation of Expiry Date of Some Beveragesin Arab Emirates.
  • Main supervisor of Maryoud E. Maryoud, PhD in Agricultural Economics (Finalized in 2011) under the title: Achieving Food Security through Efficient Small Holders Farming System in North Kordofan State, Sudan)
  • (Main advisor) Hassan Timase (2014): PhD in Agricultural Economics. Thesis title: Impact of Gum Arabic Liberalization Policies on Local Marketing. A Case of Kordofan (North & South). Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.
  • Supervisor of Mohamed Ali Sitar (Finalized in 2014), PhD in Agricultural Economics. Thesis title: Contribution of Non Timber Forest Products to Food Security and Livelihood of Smallholders in Elsalam Locality, West Kordofan State, Sudan.
  • Main supervisor of Tarig Amin Abuelbashar (2014) , PhD Thesis titled: Impact of Traditional Gold Mining on the Agricultural Sector in North Kordofan.

D. Internal Examiner 18 M. Sc. Graduates (National universities)

E.External Examiner for 11 national and international M. Sc. students (Dresden University of Technology, Germany):

16. PUBLICATIONS/SCIENTIFIC PAPERS:

  1. Tarig E. Mahmoud, Maruod E. Maruod, Manal A. Khiery, Ahmed M. El Naim and Moayad B. Zaied (2014). 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
  2. Asmamaw Alemu Abtew, Jürgen Pretzsch, Laura Secco and Tarig Elshikh Mohamod (2014). Contribution of Small-Scale Gum and Resin Commercialization to Local Livelihood and Rural Economic Development in the Drylands of Eastern Africa. Forests Journal 2014, 5, 952-977; doi:10.3390/f5050952/ ISSN 1999-4907
  3. Asmamaw Alemu Abtew, Juergen Pretzsch, Tarig El-Sheikh Mohmoud, Yahia Omar Adam (2014). Commodity Chain of Frankincense from the Dry Woodlands of Nuba Mountains, South Kordofan State, Sudan. Journal of Small-scale Forestry
  4. DOI 10.1007/s11842-011-9189-4
  5. Tarig E. Mahmoud, Mohamed E. Osman & Makeen A. Makeen, Manal A. Kheiry, Hassan I, Ali (2014): Climate Photographical Analysis Expressing Adaptive Strategies to Mitigate Impact of Climate Change in Central Arid Areas of Central Arid Areas of North Kordofan, Sudan. Scientific Reviewed Proceedings of Welcome To Africa Summer School. Scientific Cooperation Network on Climate Change Adaptation. Vol2, 1: 42 Ell Publisher House Tharandt, Germany under ISBN 978-3-942934-05-3, Tharandt, Germany.
  6. Tarig E. Mahmoud, Mohamed E. Taha & Makeen A. Makeen (2013):Role of Gum Arabic Stakeholders at Elobeid Crops Market under Different Policy Measures. Scientific Reviewed Proceedings of Welcome To Africa Summer School. Scientific Cooperation Network on Climate Change Adaptation. Vol.1,3: 211 Ell Publisher House Tharandt, Germany under ISBN 978-3-942934-03-9.
  7. Maruod Elno Maruod , Elrasheid Elimam Elkhidir , Tarig Elsheikh Mahmoud, Sayed Ali Zareba (2013). 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 .
  8. 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)
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Maruod E. Maruod, Tarig E. Mahmoud, Makeen A.Makeen. Food Security and Resource Allocation among Small Farming Households in Rain-fed Sector of Arid Zones in North Kordofan State, Sudan. International Journal of Education and Research. Vol. 2 No. 8 August 2014.
  13. 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. , 2014.
  14. Computer Modeling for Prediction of Implement Field Performance Variables. A paper published by the World Journal of Agricultural Research, 2014, Vol. 2, No. 2, 37-41. Available online at http://pubs.sciepub.com/wjar/2/2/1©Science and Education PublishingDOI:10.12691/wjar-2-2-1
  15. 14.Manal A. Kheiry, Tarig E. Mahmoud, Abdelrahman A. Khatir& Hassan I. Ali (2014): Impacts of Climatic Conditions and Socioeconomic Activities on Land Cover Changes in the Semi-arid Areas of North Kordofan State. Published by the Journal of Natural Resources& Environmental Studies, Vol. 1 pp. No. 2014. University of Kordofan. Sudan
  16. 15.Ahmed, E. E. B., Maruod, M. E., Elkhidir, E. E., Mahmoud, T. E. (2013): Impact of thisImproved Seeds on Small Farmers’ Productivity, Income and Livelihood at Bara Locality, North Kordofan State, Sudan. Published bytheAmerican International Journal of Contemporary Research, Vol. 3 No. 11; November 2013.
  17. 16.Sayed Ali. F. E. Zareba, Salah Masri. M., Maruod Elno Maruod,Elrashied Elimam Elkhidir, Tarig Elsheikh Mahmoud. Climate Variability and Change: Implications for Household Food Security in North Kordofan State. World Essays Journal / 1 (1): 13-19, 2014 ©2014 Available online at www. worldessaysj.com
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  20. 17.Rabah, A., Mahmoud, T. E., & Al-Assaf, S. (2012): Enhancement of Bottled Water Characteristics Using Gum Arabic, in: Williams, P. A., Phillips, G. O. & Kennedy, J. F. (Eds), Gum Arabic. Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK.
  21. Abetew, A. A., Pretzsch, J., Mahmoud, T. A. & Adam, Y. O. (2012): Population Status of Boswellia Papyrifera ).
  22. 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) – Paper presented and published at Tropentag, September 17-19, 2013, Stuttgart-H ohenheim.
  23. 20.Abetew, A. A., & Mahmoud, T. (2014): Contribution of Gum and Resin Commercialization to Rural Livelihood in the Drylands of Ethiopia and Sudan. A paper presented for oral presentation at the IUFRO 2014 Congress, Salt Lake City, Utah State, USA.
  24. 21.Maryoud, M. E., Elkhidir, E. E.., Mahmoud, T. E. Makeen, M. A. (2013): Adequacy of Small Holders Farming System to Acgheive Food Security in North Kordofan State, Sudan. Tropentag 2013. International Research on Food Security, Natural Resources Management and Rural Development, Universities of Hohenheim, Germany (online under:http://www.tropentag.de/abstracts/full/421.pdf.
  25. 22.Abetew, A. A., Pretzsch, J., Mahmoud, T. A. & Adam, Y. O. (2011): Population Structure, Density and Natural Regeneration of Boswellia papyrifera(Del.) Hochst in Dry Woodlands of Nuba Mountains, South Kordofan State. Tropentag 2011. International Research on Food Security, Natural Resources Management and Rural Development, Universities of Kassel and Göttingen), Germany
  26. Tarig E. Mahmoud & Makeen, A. M.(2011): Adequacy of Gum Arabic Markets in Kordofan States: Current Situation and Future Prospects. A paper presented at the International Gum Arabic Forum (IGAF, September 2011), which prepared by the Gum Arabic Board and held at the Friendship Hall, Khartoum Sudan. Phillips Hydrocolloids, Glyndwr University, in collaboration with GAB- Sudan.
  27. Tarig E. Mahmoud, Hassan I. Ali (2011): Gum Arabic in the Sudan: Past, Present and Prospects. A paper presented at the International Workshop of Acacia-based Agrosilvopastoral System that held in Kordofan University, Elobeid, Sudan. The workshop was supervised and sponsored by the French Embassy Khartoum & CIRAD, France (Not published).
  28. 25.Kheiry, M. A., Mahmoud, T. E. &Mofadel, H. I. (2010): Impacts of Agricultural Intensification on Land Cover Changes in North Kordofan State, Sudan. Tropentag, Universities of Kassel and Göttingen, Germany (Published online under:http://www.tropentag.de/abstracts/full/401.pdf
  29. Tarig E. Mahmoud, Abdelaziz E. Elsheikh (2010): Traditional Strategies to Cope with Households Food Insecurity in Marginalized Quarters of Elobeid City, Sudan. Paper presented by the Annual Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management (TROPENTAG). Deutscher Tropentag in Zurich, Switzerland (accepted).
  30. tarig E. Mahmmoud (2010): Application of Fair Trade Mechanisms to Mitigate Income Disparities among Gum Arabic Stakeholders in Some Rural Areas in North Kordofan State, Sudan. Poster paper presented at the International Conference entitled Development in Acacia Gum Research. In: Williams, P. A., Phillips, G. O. & Kennedy, J. F. (Eds), Gum Arabic. Royal Society of Chemistry (submitted).
  1. Muneer E. S. Eltahir, Kamal F.E.Elkhalifa, Tarig E. Mahmoud (2009): Assessment of Woody Species Diversity in ElAin Natural Reserved Forest, North Kordofan,, Sudan. Presented at the Conference of Biophysical and Socio-economic Frame Conditions for the Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, University of Hamburg October 6 - 8, 2009. Published by Deutscher Tropentag under the website: http://www.tropentag.de/abstracts/full/913.pdf
  2. Tarig E. Mahmoud (2008):The Effect of Policy Distortions & Market Failures on Gum Arabic Subsector- North Kordofan State, Sudan. Paper presented at the International Meeting of Acacia Gum. Nairobi & Isiolo Kenya December 2008 (Not published).
  3. Tarig E. Mahmoud & Manal A. Kheiry (2007):Contribution of Gum Arabic Production to Household Food Security in North Kordofan, Sudan. Paper published by the Annual Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management (TROPENTAG). Deutscher Tropentag in Witzenhausen, Germany. Published under the wesite: (full paper published at http://www.tropentag.de/2007/abstracts/posters/292.pdf) & (Abstract published at http://www.tropentag.de/2007/abstracts/links/Elsheikh_Mahmoud_kJRoBydm.php)
  1. Tarig E. Mahmoud (2006):PAM Model as a Teaching Module for Evaluation of Policy Intervention and Market Failure Effects: A Case of Gum Arabic in Kordofan States. A paper presented at DAAD Regional Workshop28th Feb.-12th March 2006, Elobeid, Sudan (Not published)
  2. 32.Tarig E. Mahmoud (2006) &Taha, M. N:Guidelines for Assessment of Traditional Farming Systems in the Gum Belt of Sudan. A paper presented at DAAD Regional Workshop, 6th-17thFeb. 2006, MoiUniversity, Eldoret, Kenya.
  3. 33.Tarig E. Mahmoud, Mohamed N. Taha & Fiza M. Siddig (2006): Integrating Local Communities in Sustainable Management of Forests in Sudan: Considerations and Case Study. A paper presented at DAAD Regional Workshopon Elaboration of Teaching Modules on Cultural Aspects of Natural Resource Utilization and Management, 8th -15th June, 2006, Wondo Genet Faculty of Forestry, Ethiopia.
  4. Tarig E. Mahmoud (2006): Guidelines and Tools for Evaluating Household Food Security in Drylands, North Kordofan- Sudan.A published paper presented on the International Symposium on Drylands Ecology and Human Security (ISDEHS), December 4 to 7, 2006, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Published byGCC Network for Drylands Research & Development (NDRD), Hamburg, Germany:

(Published athttp://www.isdehs.com/html/2006___276.html)

  1. Tarig E. Mahmoud (2006): Economic Profitability, Comparative Advantage and International Competitiveness of Gum Arabic in Sudan. A poster paper presented on the International Symposium on Drylands Ecology and Human Security (ISDEHS), December 4 to 7, 2006, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Published byGCC Network for Drylands Research & Development (NDRD), Hamburg, Germany (published at http://www.isdehs.com/html/isdehs_2007.html/tarig)

17. BOOK PUBLISHED, AUTHORED:

Book title

Single authored

ISBN

Date

Publisher

TheA Adequacy of Price Incentives on P

roduction, Processing and Marketing of Gum Arabic in Sudan: A case Study of North and West Kordofan

X 3-9809816-0-6

August

2004

Institut für Internationale Forst- und Holzwirtschaft TU Dresden, Tharandt, Germany

18. 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 ofAbuhabilBasin, 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
Sudanese Standards of Gum Arabic Commodity over 4o Years X   2015 Gum Arabic Board Sudan (GAB)
Comperhensive Strategy of Gum Arabic Commodity in Sudan X   2015 Gum Arabic Board Sudan (GAB)

19. RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Agricultural Price Policy with more Emphasis on Policy Intervention and Market Failure Effects.

2. Micro-finance as well as Rural- and Development Finance in Less-developed Countries.

3. Natural Resource and Environmental Economics.

4. Marketing Research with Emphasis on Market Integration Issues.

5. Food Security, Nutrition and Poverty Alleviation Strategies.

6. Agribusiness, Agribusiness Management Skills, Liberalization Policies, International Economics (International trade).

20. REFERENCES

1stReference:

Name Position Present Address Phone Fax

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Kheir Abdelrahman

Vice Chancellor Sinnar University, Ex. Dean Faculty of Natural Resource, Kordofan University University of Kassala, Kassala State, Sudan

+249-912333245

+249-611822344

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2nd Reference :

Name Position Address Phone
Prof. Dr. Babiker Udris Babiker, Ex. Head Department of Agricultural Economics, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum Sudan. Faculty of Agriculture -Shamabtm Khartoum North, P.O. Box 32, Sudan

Home

(+249) 912134593

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3rd Reference :

Name Position Address Phone
Prof. Dr. J. Pretzsch Director of the Institute of International Forestry and Forest Products

Weißiger Höhe 1, 1737 Tharandt, TU Dresden,

Germany

(+49) 35203-3831814

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20. VISITED COUNTRIES (Scientific Visits Only):

Egypt (11990/93/95/2002/05/11/13), Hungary (1989), Spain (1990), Jordan (1998/2008), Netherlands (2000/03), Germany (1999 -2004/ 05/06/08/09/11/12/13/14/15),France (2001/02/11), Belgium (2001), Greece (2010), Turkey (2009/13), CzechRepublic (2001), Gulf Emirates(2006/09), UKItaly(2010/11), Kenya (2012/14), Ethiopia (2009/10)Qatar (2014), England (2011), and USA (2014).

Associate Prof. Dr. Tarig ElsheikhMahmoud Khartoum, October- 2015