University of Kordofan Staff Members

MOHAMMED HAMED MOHAMMED

Associate Professor, Forestry

Director Assistant, Quality and Strategic Planning Unit

University of Kordofan

Permanent address:

Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies,

University of Kordofan.

P.O Box 160 Elobeid, Sudan.

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AREAS OF INTEREST

- Forest growth and yield modeling

- Forest ecosystem

- Simulation and spatial modeling with R

- Climate change adaptation and mitigation

- Predicting impacts of climate and land use change on natural resources

MEMBERSHIP

- Quality and Strategic Planning Committee, University of Kordofan

- Forest and Range Science Department Council

- Agriculture Technology Transfer Society (ATTS)

- African Forest Forum (AFF)

- Sudanese Environmental Conservation Society (SECS)

- Sudanese Agricultural Engineers Society (SAES)

- German Alumni (German graduates society)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Nov 2014- Associate professor at the Department of Forestry and Range

2014- Assistant Director, Unit of Quality and Strategic Planning,

2013- Managing Editor, University of Kordofan Journal of Natural

2011-Nov 2014 Assistant professor at the Department of Forestry and Range

2011-2014 Coordinator, Research and postgraduate studies at the same

2000-2011 Lecturer at Department of Forestry and Range Sciences,

Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental

Studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan.

University of Kordofan.

Resources and Environmental Studies (UKJNRES).

Sciences, Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental

Studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan.

department.

Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies,

2001-2006 Researcher and Head Department of Extension, Training and

2001-2006 Member and Rapporteur of GARC Research Council.

1997- 2000 Teaching Assistant, Department of Forestry, Faculty of Natural

SYMPOSIUMS AND CONFERENCES

Symposium/Conference Date Place

nd International symposium on

2

tropical forest ecosystems science

and management

th GAForN Symposium “Sustainable

5

Forestry in South/Southeast Asia and

Subsaharan Africa: Incentives for

Close to Nature Forestry”.

International Conference Forestry:

Bridge to the Future, University of

Forestry.

International Conference on

Research on Food Security, Natural

Resource Management and Rural

Development “Biophysical and socio-
economic frame conditions for the

sustainable management of natural

resources”. Tropentag 2009.

International Conference on

International Research on Food

Security, Natural Resource

Management and Rural Development

“Competition for Resources in a

Changing World: New Drive for Rural

Development”. Tropentag 2008.

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

M.H. Mohammed (2011). Management of natural stands of Acacia seyal Del. variety seyal

(Brenan) for production of gum talha, South Kordofan, Sudan. 2011 TUDpress, Verlag der

Wissenschaften GmbH, Dresden.

SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES

H. M. Sulieman and M. H. Mohammed (2014). Patterns of Woody Plant Species Composition and

Diversity in Dinder National Park, Sudan. University of Kordofan Journal of Natural Resources and

Environmental Studies, UKJNRES 1(1): 26-36.

University of Kordofan.

Documentation, Gum Arabic Research Center (GARC).

Resources and Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan.

September 11-13, 2013 University of Putra

Malaysia, Malaysia

July 8-12, 2013 University of Eldoret,

Kenya

May 13-15, 2010 University of Forestry,

Sofia, Bulgaria

October 6-8, 2009 Hamburg, Germany

October 7-9, 2008 Hohenheim, Germany

A. O. Koli, A. M. Eltayeb, M. H. Mohammed (2014). Investigation of gum Arabic yield from Acacia

senegal on clay plains of South Kordofan, Sudan. Paper presented in the 2nd conference of Arab

Women in Science and Technology for Sustainable Development, 5-7 May 2014, Khartoum,

Sudan.

Z. M. Hammad and M. H. Mohammed (2013). The role of NTFPs in poverty alleviation

and sustainable resource management in South Kordofan State, Sudan. Proceedings from

the Workshop "Welcome to Africa" Scientific Cooperation Network on Climate Change

Adaptation: March 4-12, 2013, Khartoum/Elobeid, Sudan.

M. B. Zaied, O. E. Adlan and M. H. Mohammed (2013). Computer simulation to study

deformations and stresses distribution on some Sudanese local wood materials under

constant external load. PRO LIGNO 9(4): pp: 340-346.

M.H. Mohammed (2013). Estimating volume of Acacia nilotica tree from stump diameter

measurement. Proceedings of the international symposium on tropical forest ecosystems

science and management, Bintulu, Malaysia September 11-13, 2013 (Editors: S.

Ganaseca, O.H. Ahmed, S.R. Sabri, K. Ahmad, Z. Rosli and R.K.J. Heng), University of

Putra Malaysia and IUFRO.

A. O. Koli, A. M. Eltayeb, E. M. Sanjak, M. H. Mohammed (2013). Socio-economic

aspects of Gum Arabic production in Dalanj Area, South Korodofan, Sudan. Pakistan

Journal of Biological Sciences 16 (21): pp: 1407-1410.

Eldirdiri, F. E., Adam, Y. O. and Mohammed, M. H. (2012). Development of liquefied

petroleum gas (LPG) and household woodfuel consumption: case study of two rural areas

in Gezira State, Sudan. Conference on International Research on Food Security, Natural

Resource Management and Rural Development organized by: Georg-August Universität

Göttingen and University of Kassel-Witzenhausen. Tropentag 2012, Göttingen, Germany,

September 19-21, 2012.

Mohammed, M. H. and Röhle, H. (2011). Evaluation of height functions for Acacia seyal

Del. variety seyal in natural stands, South Kordofan, Sudan. International Journal of

Sustainable Agriculture, Vol. 3 (3): pp. 88-96.

Mohammed, M. H. and Röhle, H. (2011). Analyzing the effect of management strategies

on gum talha yield from Acacia seyal, South Kordofan, Sudan. Journal of Forest Sciences,

Vol. 27, No. 3, pp. 135-141.

Mohammed, M. H. and Röhle, H. (2010). Studying the competition in natural stands of

Acacia seyal Del. seyal Forestry Ideas, 2011, vol. 17, No 1 (41).

Mohammed, M. H. and Röhle, H. (2011). Gum talha from Acacia seyal Del. variety seyal

in South Kordofan, Sudan. Research Journal of Forestry, vol. 5 (1) 17-26.

Eisa, M. A., Mohammed, M. H., Brunk, I. and Röhle, H. (2011). Arthropods infestation

detection in Acacia seyal variety seyal (Brenan) natural stands in Kordofan region, Sudan.

In VIIth International conference on arthropods: chemical, physiological, biotechnological

and environmental aspects (Bialka Tatrzanska, Poland, September 18-23, 2013) Abstract

Book, Eds. D. Konopinska and M. Kuczer, ISBN: 978-83-60043-16-5, P-47: p. 108.

Mohammed, M. H. and Roehle, H. (2009). Effect of stand density and tapping techniques

on the productivity of gum talha from Acacia seyal in South Kordofan, Sudan. International

Conference on Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural

Development “Biophysical and socio-economic frame conditions for the sustainable

management of natural resources”. Tropentag 2009. Oct. 6-8, 2009, Hamburg. ISBN: 978-

3-9801686-7-0 (Book of abstracts p 402).

http://www.tropentag.de/2009/abstracts/full/93.pdf.

Mohamedain, M. S., Csaplovics, E. and Mohammed, M. H. (2009). Model for estimation of

Acacia senegal volume from NDVI. International Conference on Research on Food

Security, Natural Resource Management and Rural Development “Biophysical and socio-
economic frame conditions for the sustainable management of natural resources”.

Tropentag 2009. Oct. 6-8, 2009, Hamburg. ISBN: 978-3-9801686-7-0 (Book of abstracts p

387). http://www.tropentag.de/2009/abstracts/full/872.pdf

Mohammed, M. H. and Sulieman, H. M. (2008). Temporal and spatial variation in soil

seed banks in Elain Natural Forest Reserve North Kordofan, Sudan. International

Conference on International Research on Food Security, Natural Resource Management

and Rural Development “Competition for Resources in a Changing World: New Drive for

Rural Development”. Tropentag 2008, October 7-9, 2008, Hohenheim, Germany.

http://www.tropentag.de/2008/abstracts/full/97.pdf.

REVIEWED PAPERS

- Effect of grass density and date of tapping on Acacia senegal gum yield in North

Kordofan State, Sudan. Journal of Forestry Research.

- Gum Arabic yield in relation to management factors in North Kordofan State,

Sudan. Journal of Agricultural Science (JAS).

CONTRIBUTION in PROJECTS WRITING

- Principle investigator: Land use land cover analysis and sustainable management

of gum talha production in Rashad locality, South Kordofan, Sudan (2014-2016):

Join proposal between Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

and Gum Arabic Research Center at University of Kordofan and Faculty of

Agricultural Science, University of Dalanj. Funded by Ministry of Higher Education

and Scientific Research, Sudan.

- Co-investigator: SustainForSudan (01.09.2013-31.08.2015): Sustainable

management and utilization of forests in the Blue Nile region of Sudan (join

proposal) submitted to Bindesministerium fuer Bildung und Forschung, Germany.

- Co-investigator: Research and Capacity Building in Climate Smart Agriculture in

the Horn of Africa (2014-2018). Join Proposal between University of Life Sciences,

Norway, Hawassa University, Mekkele University, Ethiopia and University of

Kordofan, Sudan, funded by NORHED, Norway.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

- Research methodology

- Gum Arabic production and technology

- Forest management and planning

- Forest resource inventory

- Silviculture

- Forest surveying