Projects

2014-2015

Chairman

Chairman of the team to prepare the Business Plan for Sustainable Agricultural Development Strategy (2030) for the period (2014-2018).

2009-2011

Chairman

Chairman of the team to develop Sustainable Agricultural Development Strategy in Egypt (2030) and the Business Plan (2017).

1984-1994

Egyptian General Coordinator, Member of Steering Committee

Integrated Agriculture Development Project. Maryut Agro‑Industrial Complex, supported by USAID

1988‑1994

Supervisor

Joint Research and Development Project on Composite Water holding substances for Arid Land. Japan Desert Development Institute. R & D project funded by Desert Development Institute of Japan.

1990‑1995

Director General

National Agricultural Research (NARP),  Agricultural Research Center, MOALR. A USAID Funded Project, with a budget of 205 million US$ and 250 million LE, established to enhance the capabilities of the ARC by improving human and physical infrastructural resources

1990‑1995

National Project Coordinator

National Agricultural Genetic Engineering Laboratory (NAGEL). Financed by UNDP.

1990‑1995

Egyptian General Coordinator

Desert Greenhouse Research Program (CALAR II), supported by USAID

1989‑1994

Coordinator,  Chairman of Egyptian Steering Committee

Joint Committee for Remote Sensing for Agriculture and Land Reclamation with members from the Soil and Water Research Institute (ARC), and the Remote Sensing Unit and Desert Research Center (DRC) within MOALR.  Funded by UNDP ‑ CIDA ‑ France.

1989‑1994

National Project Coordinator

Expert Systems for Improved Crop Management Project. Funded by UNDP ‑ FAO

1991‑1993

Chairman of Egyptian Steering Committee

Regional Program for Nile Valley.  Regional (Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan) activity coordinated by the International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Area (ICARDA)

1990‑1993

Chairman of Egyptian Steering Committee

Egyptian—Finnish Project for Agricultural Development (Phase I), Supported by Finland.

1989‑1994

Supervisor and Coordinator 

Urban Encroachment Project.  National Technical Committee (Ministry of Agriculture, Universities, Institutes and Research Centers). Revised and prepared up‑to‑date maps (1:2500) from aerial photographs in cooperation with the Egyptian Survey Authority for MOALR planning.

1987‑1992

National Project Coordinator

Protected Cultivation Project, Funded by UNDP ‑ FAO.

1987‑1991

National Project Coordinator

Fayoum Agricultural Development Project. Supported by IFAD and executed by World Bank

1982‑1990

Egyptian General Coordinator, Principle Investigator 

Cooperative Arid Land Agriculture Research Program (CALAR), supported by USAID

1982‑1987

Principle Investigator,

Member of Steering Committee

New Crops for Arid Land: National Academy of Science (USA) & Egyptian Academy of Science. Project funded by USAID.

1977-1987

Principle Investigator

The  Egyptian Norwegian Tomato Project (EGNO). Funded by NORAD, Norway and Ain Shams University



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