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Roshanak Saadat Beheshti


Roshanak Saadat Beheshti has an MBA-IT from Multi Media University (Malaysia) and Sharif University of Technology (Iran). Her main research interest is the Knowledge Management field, especially Intellectual Capital. Besides Business Administration Issues, she is also an international piano player with multiple nominations for national and international awards.

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prof. Robert Chambers


Robert Chambers is a Research Associate in the Participation, Power and Social Change Team at the Institute of Development Studies, UK. His main operational and research experience has been in East Africa and South Asia.…

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Dr. Florence Nisabwe


Dr Nisabwe Florence holds a PhD in Economics from ASCAF/CEDIMES PARIS II. With an extensive experience in development studies and economics, Dr Nisabwe has conducted research in the African continent on issues related to gender mainstreaming, entrepreneurship and human rights from an economic perspective.…

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Dr. Anatoliy Goncharuk

Head of Department

Anatoliy G. Goncharuk is a Full Professor, Doctor of Economic Science (Dr.habil.), PhD in Business Economics and Management. His research interests are in performance measurement and management, efficiency analysis, benchmarking and other methods and their application at various management levels in food industry and energetics.…

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Shadwa Zaher

Assistant Lecturer

Shadwa Zaher is an assistant lecturer at the Economics department at the British University in Egypt. She finished her Master’s degree in Economics in International Development with highest Honours at the American University in Cairo.…

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Prof. Salwa M. A. Dogheim


Prof. Salwa M.A. Dogheim is an Emeritus Professor at Central Agricultural Pesticides Laboratory, Agricultural Research Centre. She Egyptian chemist, scientist, residue analyst. Recipient Certified, Ministry of Agriculture of Egypt, Food and Agriculture Organization, 1998.…

Dr. Hyelni H. Mshelia

Medical Director

Hyelni H. Mshelia is a medical doctor who has extensive experience in public health. She is the Director, Borno State Primary Healthcare Development Agency an agency of the government of Borno State, Nigeria.…

Prof. Saneya Abd Alazim Wahba


Prof. Saneya Abd Alazim Wahba: Professor of Nutrition, Child health Dept. National Research Cente. She is interested in planning and conducting quantitative and qualitative nutrition surveys, as well as their data analysis.…

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Hasan Ghura

Business Instructor

Hasan Ghura is a Business instructor at Box Hill College Kuwait. He attained his early education and high school studies in Kuwait, then moved to the United Arab Emirates and gained a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from University Of Sharjah in 2004.…

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Prof. Alexander Kwadwo Nyarko


Alexander Kwadwo Nyarko, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts
and Sciences and a Fulbright Research Scholar, is Dean of the University Of Ghana School Of Pharmacy.…

Dr. Nagwa A. Kantoush

Assistant Professor

Dr. Nagwa Abdel Aziz Kantoush is an Assistant Professor Researcher of Clinical and Chemical Pathology.

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Rasha Alhaj

Doctoral Researcher

Rasha Alhaj an inventor, she discovered the substance in honey, which inhibit the growth of breast cancer cell. Founder of “The Amal Initiative”, A project to bring healing & hope to cancer patients. …

John Anuge


An alumni of Salford Business School with MSc in human Resource Management and just completing a postgraduate degree (MSc) in Project Management at the University of Salford (Salford Business School) UK. …

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Dr. Om Kurmi

Senior Scientist

Om Kurmi is a Senior Scientist in Respiratory Epidemiology at the Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), Nu eld Department of Population Health, University of Oxford. His main research interest is environmental epidemiology of chronic diseases, particularly cardiorespiratory health in low and middle-income countries.…

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Kate Godden


Kate Godden is a lecturer in the School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster. She is also a food security and nutrition adviser who has specialized in the humanitarian and development sectors since 1990.…

Abdelaziz Chazi


Abdelaziz Chazi is a researcher at the United Arab Emirates University, UAE.

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Prof. Mogessie Ashenafi


Mogessie Ashenafi obtained a BSc and an MSc in Biology/Microbiology at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, and a PhD in Food Microbiology from the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He is a Professor of Food Microbiology at the Institute of Pathobiology, Addis Ababa University.…

Dr. Soad Mahmoud Gomaa

Head of the Department of Environment Research

Soad Mahmoud Gomaa is the Head of the Department of Environment Research, the National Center for Social and Criminological Research. Cairo, Egypt. She has meticulously performed all the laboratory workup of this study as well as many others which are published in several national and international journals.…