University of Kordofan Staff Members

CURRICULUM VITAE

1 Personal Data:

  • Name: Abdalla Mohamed Abdalla Yahya
  • Address: University of Kordofan P.O. Box 160, El-Obeid, Sudan.
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  • Telephone (cell phone) +249 9129 99 087 or +249 122 245 431
  • Nationality: Sudanese
  • Date of Birth: January 1st 1961
  • Place of Birth: El-Gezira Aba
  • Marital Status: Married one daughter
  • Languages:

- Arabic: Mother tongue

- English: Very good command in four skills

- French: Very Good (reading), Good (speaking and listening) and poor in writing skill

2 Qualifications

2.1 University Degrees:

- Ph.D. in Agriculture, University of Khartoum (the PhD research was conducted in CIRAD-France) 2004.

- M.Sc. Agriculture (Entomology) Univ. of Khartoum May, 1993.

- B.Sc. (Hon.) in Agriculture Univ. of Khartoum May 1987.

2.2 Non degree Certificates and Courses:

- Training of trainers (T.o.T.), Advance course in Teaching of research methodology. The course organized by the University of Kordofan in partnership with Tokten-UNDP-Sudan Office during 1st-13th Feb. 2012.

- International Course on Integrated Pest Management 2000, IAC. / Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

- Certificat de Spécialisation Post-Universitaire en Agronomie des Régions chaudes (Certificate of Postgraduate specialization in Tropical Agric.1999) from Centre de cooperation internationale en recherché agronomique pour development( CIRAD ), France.

- The International Course of Biological Control of Arthropod Pests & Weeds, 1996 Imperial College, Univ. of London and IIBC-CAB-International, UK.

- Certificate of International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the British Council.

3 Professional Experiences:

- Director, Quality and Strategic Planning Unit in the University of Kordofan, June 2013-date

- Editor-in-Chief, University of Kordofan Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies 2013-date

- Professor of economic entomology and pest management (natural pesticides) in the Dept. of Plant protection, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan Since Jan 2012-date.

- Dean, Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research, University of Kordofan, from 2007 – 2010.

- Associate professor in the Dept. of Plant protection, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan Since July 2002-2011

- Assistant professor in The Department of Plant Protection, Faculty of Natural Resources & Environmental Studies, University of Kordofan, Sudan Nov. 1998- 2002.

- Head Dept. of Plant Protection during a period between 1994 –1999.

- A lecturer, Dept. of Plant Protection, Faculty of Natural Resources, University of Kordofan From 1993 - 1998.

- Part-time Teaching Assistant in the Dept. of Crop Protection-Faculty of Agriculture- University of Khartoum 1988-1993.

- While I was conducting my M.Sc. research in The Blue Nile State, I worked as a Supervisor &Team Leader for Insect scout & Crop Protection Operations for three successive cropping seasons in The Arab/ Sudanese Co. for Mechanized Agriculture in The Blue Nile, AAAID, in Agadi- Damazin, Sudan.

- Supervisor & Team Leader in Herbicide Application for Shell Co. of Sudan dealt with Herbicide application in The Gezira Scheme season 1987/1988.

4- Educational Background:

4.1-General Education:

-Elementary school: From 1968-1974 in El-Rahmania Elementary School

-Intermediate School: From 1975-1978 in Aba Intermediate Scho. No.1

-Secondary School: From 1978-1981 in Kosti El-Goz/El-Gerira Aba

4.2-University Studies:

4. 2.1-Undergraduate Studies:

-Faculty of Science, Univ. of Khartoum: From 1981-1982 Preliminary year

-Faculty of Agric., Univ. of Khartoum: From 1982-1987 B.Sc. years (one year is frozen for the whole class)

4.2.1-Postgraduate Studies:

-Graduate CollegeUniv. of Khartoum: From 1990-1993, M.Sc. Student

-Graduate College Univ. of Khartoum, Sudan and CIRAD-Prifas, France: From 2000 -2004 Ph.D. student

5- Participation in Conférences & Workshops:

 

- LA CONTRIBUTION DE L’ELEVAGE PASTORAL A LA SECURITE ET AU DEVELOPPEMENT DES ESPACES SAHARO-SAHELIENS COLLOQUE REGIONAL DE N’DJAMENA, 27-29 MAI 2013

-Tropentag 2012, Resilience of Agricultural Systems against Crises, Organized by Georg-August Universitat Gottingen and University of Kassel, sept. 19-21, 2012,. WWW. Tropentag.de, Gottingen-Germany

- 1st Bilateral workshop on: Integrated Management of Agro-silvo-pastoral System for Sustainable Production, Mar. 15- 17, 2011 El-Obeid, Sudan. (The workshop is organized by the university of Kordofan and CIRAD -France).

-The 10th Arab Congress for Plant Protection, 26-31 Oct. 2009, Beirut, Lebanon

-Mobilizing Regional Capacity Initiative (MRCI): Improving Availability and Relevance of Agricultural Learning Resources in Africa- Planning Meeting (11th.-16th. May, 2009). ANAFE, Nairobi, Kenya

-10th. International Congress of Orthopterology, 21-25 June 2009, Antalya, Turkey

-The 2nd Arab Conference for Applied Biological Control of Pests, Cairo 7-10 April 2008, Egypt

-9th Arab Congress of Plant Protection, 19-23 Nov. 2006, Damascus, Syria

-Arab Congress of Plant Protection, Arab society of Plant protection, 12-16 Oct. 2003, Omer Al-Mukhtar University El-Beida, Libya

 

-International Conference on Orthopteroid Insects organized jointly by Orthopterists Society and CIRAD, 20-22 August 2001, Montpellier, France.

-Two Workshop on Forest Extension Sponsored by Restocking of Gum-belt Project, The National Corporation of Forest, El-Obeid Sudan in June 1995 and in October 1995 two papers were presented in two Seminars Titled:-

1- The Safe Use of Pesticide within Integrated Pest Management Program

2- Integrated Pest Management in Locust Control

-Workshop of Agric. Extension, Dept. of Agric. Extension, Northern Kordofan state, Sudan. Participate in a Training Program for Training Agric. Officers (TOT), 10-16th. June 1995

6-Publications and scientific contributions:

Abdalla M. Abdalla M. Lecoq, M. H. Luong-Skovmand and S. El-Bashir. 2014. Efficacy of root extracts from Mucuna pruriens (Fabaceae) against the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forskål 1775) (Orthoptera: Acrididae). University of Kordofan Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies. Vol.1 (1): 37-46

Abdelmanan E. H. Elamin, Abdalla M. Abdalla, Ahmed M. El Naim, 2014. The Biology of Senegalese Grasshopper (Oedaleus senegalensis, KRAUSS, 1877) (Orthoptera: Acrididae).International Journal of Advances in Life Science and Technology. 1(1): 6-15

Abdelmanan E. H. Elamin, Abdalla M. Abdalla, Ahmed M. El Naim, 2013 Studies on Population Dynamics of Senegalese Grasshopper (Oedaleus senegalensis) in Kordofan of Sudan. World Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol. 1, No. 5, 85-89

ABDALLA A. M., S. A. BAKHEIT and Z. M. HAMMAD. (2013).Towards Sustainable Development of Agro-pastoral System in Kordofan Region, Sudan.Colloque régional: élevage pastoral une contribution durable au développement et a la sécurité des espaces saharo-sahéliens 27-29 May 2013. Ndjamena, Tachad

A. E. ELSHEIKH, A. M. ABDALLA, Z. M. HAMMAD and K. S. RUDHWAN.2013. Community Based Adaptation Strategies to Mitigate Drought Impacts in Um Eshera Administrative Unit, North Kordofan State, Sudan. In ˵Welcome to Africa˶ Scientific Cooperation Network on Climate Change Adaptation-Proceedings of the Summer-School Workshop 4-12 March 2013 Khartoum/Elobeid, Sudan. Pp 32-44.

Abdelaziz ELSHEIKH, Abdalla M. ABDALLA, Tarig E. MAHMOUD. (2012). Adaptive Strategies by Pastoralists to Cope with Drought Episodes in North Kordofan, Sudan. In Book of abstracts, Tropentag 2012, Resilience of Agricultural Systems against Crises, Organized by Georg-August Universitat Gottingen and University of Kassel, Germany. Sept. 19-21, 2012, Pp 88.

Abdalla M. Abdalla, Makeen A. M. and ElKhidir E. E. (2011). An insight into natural resources management for sustainable production. 1st Bilateral workshop on: Integrated Management of Agro-silvo-pastoral System for Sustainable Production, Mar. 15- 17, 2011 El-Obeid, Sudan.

Wail M. Haroon; Christine Pages; Jean-Michel Vassal; Abdalla M. Abdalla; My-hanh Luong-Skovmand; Michel Lecoq. (2011). Laboratory and field investigation of a mixture of Metarhizium acridum and Neem seed oil against the tree locust Anacridium melanorhodon melanorhodon (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Biocontrol Science and Technology. Vol. 21, No. 3. 353-366

Abdalla, Abdalla. M. and Elkhidir, Elrashied. E. 2010. Contextualization of Learning Resources in Africa: The Case of Sudan. A report submitted to: the African Network for Agric. Agro-forestry and Natural Resources Education (ANafe).Kenya

Manasic MOHAMADAIN ,Abdalla M. ABDALLA and S. K. MUKHTAR. 2009.Evaluation of Some Tomato Cultivars for infestation with Bemisia tabaci Genn. (Homoptera, Aleyrodidae). Arab J. Pl. Prot. Vol. E-108 27, 129-130

Manasic Mohamadain Ahmad, Sana K. Mukhtar, Abdalla M. Abdalla, Ahmed Hashim and Michel Peterschmitt.2009. FIELD SCREENING AND MOLECULAR STUDIES ON TOMATO LEAF CURL VIRUS AND THE WHITEFLY BEMISIA TABACI GENN. IN SUDAN. Arab J. Pl. Prot. Vol. E-108 27, 78-79

Wail Haroon, Abdalla M. Abdalla, M. Lecoq and M. H. Luong-Skovmand. 2009. Efficacy ofMetarhizium anisopliae var. acridum agaimst the tree locust, Anacridium melanorhodon melanorhodon. Metaleptea (special conference issue) 10th International Congress of Orthopterology, 21-25 June, Antalya, Turkey Pp.130-131

Wail Haroon, Jean Vassal, Abdalla M. Abdalla, M. Lecoq and M. H. Luong-Skovmand. 2009.In vitro Compatibility betweenMetarhizium anisopliae var. acridum and Neem Seed Oil. Metaleptea (special conference issue) 10th. International Congress of Orthopterology, 21-25 June, Antalya, Turkey Pp. 139-140

Osaman A. K., A. M. Abdalla and T.A, Elblaa. 2009Biology and damage Inflicted by the Seseame Seed bug, Elasmolomus sordidus ( Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) on Ground Nut. Sudan Journal of agricultural Research. Vol.14. Pp 69-80

Abdalla M. Abdalla M. Lecoq, M. H. Luong-Skovmand and S. El-Bashir, 2009. Effect of some Plant Extracts on the Migratory Locust, Locusta migratoria L. (Orthoptera: Acrididae) Arab Journal of Plant Protection. 27 (1)

Abdalla M Abdalla. 2009.Improving Availability and Relevance of Agricultural Learning Resources in Africa- Sudan Perspective in Planning Meeting (11th.-16th. May, 2009). ANAFE, Nairobi, Kenya

Abdalla M. Abdalla M. Lecoq, M. H. Luong-Skovmand and S. El-Bashir, 2008. Efficacy of root extracts of Mucuna pruriens (Fabaceae) against the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Forskal 1775) (Orthoptera: Acrididae) under laboratory conditions. In The 2nd Arab Conference for Applied Biological Control of Pests, Cairo 7-10 April 2008, Egypt

Abdalla M. Abdalla M. Lecoq, M. H. Luong-Skovmand and S. El-Bashir, 2007. Efficacy of root extracts of Mucuna pruriens (Fabaceae) on Migratory locust, Locusta migratoria ( Orthoptera: Acrididae) under laboratory conditions. University of Khartoum Journal of Agricultural Sciences 15 (2), 273-286

Abdalla M. Abdalla, Elkidir E. E., Makeen A. M. and Hamid A. A. (2007). Integrated Pest management as an interdisciplinary approach to achieve sustainable development. In DAAD Workshop 53-University of Kordofan (Interdisciplinary Approach in Natural resource Management). Held during: 9-15 Sept. 2007 Elobeid-Sudan

Abdalla M. Abdalla, M. H. Luong-Skovmand, M. Lecoq, and S. El-Bashir, 2006. Laboratory screening for insecticidal properties of some plant products against the Migratory locust, Locusta migratoria Linné. Nineth Arab Congress of Plant Protection, 19-23 Nov. 2006, Damascus, Syria

Abdalla M. Abdalla and El-Imam El-Khidir2004. Studies on some aspects of the biology of the African Bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Sunflower. 2nd National Congress of Pest Management. held durind the period 6-9 Dec2004.. In: El-Nishaisheeba- Gezira University, Wad Medani, Sudan

Abdalla M. Abdalla, M. Lecoq, M. H. Luong-Skovmand and S. El-Bashir, 2004. 2004. Laboratory evaluation of extracts from roots of Mucuna pruriens (Fabaceae) against the desert locust and the migratory locust. 2nd National Congress of Pest Management. During 6-9 Dec. 2004. In: Gezira University, Wad Medani, Sudan

Abdalla M. Abdalla and Amna O. Mohamed, 2004. Laboratory studies on the biology of the melon bug, Coridius viduatus (Fabricius) (Hemiptera: Dinidoridae).2nd National Congress of Pest Management. 6-9 Dec. 2004. In: Gezira University, Wad Medani, Sudan

Abdalla M. Abdalla 2004. Studies on the insecticidal properties of roots extracts of Mucuna pruriens (Fabaceae) against the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria and the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria. Ph.D. thesis submitted to the University of Khartoum, Sudan.

Abdalla M. Abdalla, M. Lecoq, M. H. Luong-Skovmand and S. El-Bashir, 2004. Extracts of Mucuna pruriens (Fabaceae Ex. Paplionaceae) as feeding deterrents against the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria. XVth. International Plant Protection Congress, Beijing, China, May 11-16, 2004.

Abdalla M. Abdalla, M. Lecoq, M. H. Luong-Skovmand and S. El-Bashir, 2003. Possible synergistic effect against The Desert Locust of a mixture of Deltamethrin( Decis) with water extracts of Mucuna pruriens ( Fabaceae). The Eighth Arab Congress of Plant Protection 12-16 Oct. 2003, Omer Al-Mukhtar University, El-Beida, Libyia

ABDALLA M.A., 2002. Laboratory investigations on the biological activity of Mucuna pruriens (Fabaceae: ex. Papilionaceae) against some plague locusts: a report on the work conducted in CIRAD-Prifas, May-October 2002. – CIRAD-AMIS-PC-Prifas : Montpellier-France – PUB446 – , langue anglaise. (doc. multigr.)

Abdalla M. Abdalla, M. H. Luong-Skovmand, S. El Bashir & M. Lecoq, 2001. Contact Efficacy of Extracts from Roots of Mucuna pruriens ( Fabaceae ex Paplionaceae ) against Migratory Locusts Pp. 80. In: Metaleptea(Special Conference Issue).8th International Conference on Orthopteroid Insects. Orthopterists Society, 20-22 August 2001, Montpellier, France

Abdalla M. Abdalla, M. H. Luong-Skovmand, S. El Bashir & M. Lecoq, 2001. Laboratory Evaluation of The Stomach Action against Migratory Locusts of Extracts from Four Plants Used Traditionally in Sudan for Their Pesticide Properties. Pp. 81. In: Metaleptea, Special Conference Issue. 8th International Conference on Orthopteroid Insects. Orthopterists Society, 20-22 August 2001, Montpellier, France.

Abdalla (Khalil), A. M., 2000. Country Report of The Sudan. In Country Reports by Participants, International Course on Integrated Pest Management 2000, International Agricultural Centre ( IAC ), March 19- July 1, 2000, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Paudyal M. S., Yadav G. R., Mardiningsih Tri L. and Abdalla A. M., 2000.Women Participation in Vegetable IPM in Kavre District of Nepal, Small-Scale IPM Projects. In Project Proposals, International Course on Integrated Pest Management 2000, International Agricultural Centre ( IAC ), March 19- July 1, 2000, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Abdalla A. M., 1992. Studies on The Biology, Infestation and Damage Assessment of The American Bollworm, Heliothis armigera Hubn.( Lepidoptera: Noctuidae ) on Sunflower. M.Sc. Thesis Submitted to The University of Khartoum, Sudan.

7- Supervision of Postgraduate Studies: I supervised the following studies:

- Amna O. M. Fadul (2003.). Studies in The Biology, Infestation and Control of The Melon Bug, Coridius viduatus (Fabricius) on Watermelon. M.Sc. in Crop Protection Submitted to the University of Kordofan

- Omer Rahama M. Rahama (2004). Population Dynamics and Control of White Grubs (Adoretus emarginatus) in Sugarcane. M.Sc. in Entomology submitted to the University of Kordofan

- Abdelmoneim Ismail (2004) Studies in the ecology and control of the Melon bug (Coridius viduatus). M.Sc. in Crop Protection thesis submitted to the University of Kordofan

- -Tarig Abdalla M. El Blaa (2005). Biology, Infestation and Damage Inflicted by Sesame Seed Bug, Elasmolomus sordidus (Fabricius), Hemiptera: Lygaeidae, on Groundnuts. M.Sc. in Crop Protection Submitted to the University of Kordofan

- -Wail M. H. Ahmed, (2008). Integration of some Bio-pesticides in control of the Tree Locust, Anacridium melanorhodon melanorhodon (Walker, 1870). M. Sc. In Entomology submitted to the University of Kordofan

- Hashim A. A. (2008). Studies on the morphology and control of the tree locust, Anacridium melanorhodon melanorhodon. M.Sc. thesis submitted to the University of Kordofan

- Abdelmanan E. Hassan, (2010). Studies on the Bio-ecology of the Senegalese grasshopper in Kordofan. Ph.D. thesis in entomology submitted to the University of Kordofan

- Osman Ismail Mohammed Hussain, (2011). Endosulfan Residues in South Kordofan StatE: Case of Mashaish Cotton Scheme. M.Sc. thesis in Crop protection submitted to the University of Kordofan

- Amna Osman Mohamed Fadul ( 2013 ). Pesticide residues in cotton growing areas in south Kordofan. Ph.D. Thesis submitted to the University of Kordofan

8- Field of Interest and areas of Competency in Research and Academic Activities

- Management of Natural resources for sustainable Agro-silvo-pastoral.systems and sustainable environment through the development of environmentally friendly pest control technologies.

- Development of Integrated Pest Management Programs (IPM) against pests of field and horticultural crops.

- Use of Natural Products (botanical) and Bio-control agents in Pest Management

- Locusts and grasshoppers management and their control strategies

9- Membership in board and councils:

1-National Consultant for the Sudan in The African Network for Agriculture, Agro-forestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE) 2009.

2- Member of Orthopterists Society

3- Member of the Senate of the University of Kordofan 1995-1999.

4- Board Member, Faculty of Natural Resources 1994 – 2000, and 2004 - date.

5- Member and coordinator of The Arab Society of Plant Protection, Beirut, Lebanon from 2003-2006

6- Board Member, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2007-2010

7- Board Member, Faculty of Science, 2007-2010

8- Board Member, Faculty of Arts, 2007-2010

9- Board Member, Faculty of Education, 2007-2010

10- Board Member, Faculty of Commercial Studies, 2007-2010

11- Board Member, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, 2007-2010

12- Board Member, Faculty of Computer Sciences and Statistics, 2007-2010

13- Board Member, Faculty of Engineering, 2007-2010

14- Board Member, Gum Arabic Research Centre, 2007-2010

15-Chair person, Board of Postgraduate and scientific research Deanship 2007-2010

16- Member and coordinator of The Arab Society of Plant Protection, Beirut, Lebanon from 2003-2006

17- Member of deans committee 2007-2010

18-Rapporteur of Quality and Strategic Planning Board, 2013-date

10- Prizes, Grants, fellowships and scholarships:

-Research grant from Scientific Research administration, Ministry of Higher Education 2011.

-Grant of Orthopterists Society, 2007

- Scholarship from French Ministry of Foreign Affairs to do PhD studies on split program, 2000-2004.

-Scholarship from Netherland Fellowship Program, 2000.

-Scholarship from the British Council, 1996

11- Referees:

-Professor Dr .El-Imam El-Khidir Mohamed Nour, University of Khartoum

-Prof. Dr. Michel Lecoq: Head of CIRAD-Prifas, France.

-Prof. Dr. My Hanh Luong-Skovmand of CIRAD-Prifas,France.