WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the WASD network.

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Dr. Krishnamurthy Nagendra Prasad

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Krishnamurthy Nagendra Prasad performed this experiment and worked as Post Doctoral Fellow at Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. Currently, he is working as Research Fellow at Monash University, Chemical Engineering Discipline, School of Engineering, Jalan Lagoon Selatan, 46150 Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia

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Prof. Michael Williams


Prof. Alsafi Ahmed Abdella Bala

Associate Professor

Dr Alsafi Ahmed Abdella Bala is an associate professor in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound Imaging at Sudan University of Science and Technology. He supervises the scientific undergraduate and postgraduate ultrasound scientific research both inside and outside Sudan.…

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Kamar Yousuf

Senior Program Officer & Coordinator

Kamar is the Coordinator of the Private Sector Unit of the Governance Affairs Office (UN Environment Programme) focusing on reaching out to business and industry major group to involve them in the work of the UN Environment. …

Jane Fiona Cumming

Director and Co-founder

Think beyond the creation of shareholder value to compete successfully in a sustainable economy within the planet’s limits and to increase social thresholds. I help companies, public sector, NGOs and multi-stakeholder groups commit to the creation of societal value while seeking new solutions to challenges in social, environmental, ethical, sustainability agendas.…

Abdalla Bashair Ali Eltegani


Abdalla Bashair Ali Eltegani earned a BSc (Crop Production, Hons) in 2005 from the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Sudan University of Science and Technology. He recently received his MSc (Crop Production, 2012) from the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum.



Khalid A, Al-Dosari is a researcher at the Ahila University, Kingdom of Bahrain.

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Tayeb Osman Yousef

Organizational Development Expert

Expert of the UNDP / Tokten; Chief assessors teams NIBRAS award / Department of Finance and Customs 2015; Head of Planning Department and relationships population Municipality Western Region – Liwa – 2011; Director of Planning and Population acting / Municipality Liwa / 2011 relations; Consultant of Organizational Excellence Ajman Chamber of Commerce and Industry 2012- 2014; Consultant of Organizational Excellence for nationality and residence sector l 2014- 2015 UAE; the evaluation team leader to prepare the participation of the General Administration of passports within Ras Al Khaimah Sheikh Saqr excellence program; Part time lecturer@ Emirates University – Continuing Education Center- of preparation and development of materials and the development of leadership and intermediate leaders from 2007 until now; member of society Excellence Western Region Abu Dhabi.

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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.…

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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. Rida Y. Elkheir


Rida Y. Elkheir studied Medicine at the University of Khartoum. He completed public health training in the UK, and post-graduate studies in Public Health (Cambridge), Diabetes and Long Term Conditions (Sussex) and holds Memberships of the Faculty of Public Health and Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management and Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training.…

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Osama Mohammed Khair

Director Strategy and Business Planning

Osama Khair, received a BSc in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering from the Arab Academy for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Egypt, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1997. He is a mobile telecommunications professional with 17+ years of experience in this field.…

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Tariku Hunduma

Associate Researcher

Tariku Hunduma obtained a Diploma (in Biology education), BSc in Biology and an MSc in Applied Microbiology with thesis research work in Food Microbiology at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia. Currently, he is working as an associate researcher at Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR), Ambo Agricultural Research Center.…

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Dr. Amandio Vieira

Associate Researcher

Dr. Amandio Vieira, Associate Professor, is director of the Nutrition and Metabolism Research Laboratory yat Simon Fraser University. He is also Head of Nutrition Program in the School of Kinesiology at the same university.…

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Prof. Ngozi M. Nnam


Ngozi M. Nnam is a Professor of Public Health Nutrition. She holds a BSc in Home Science, MEd in Guidance and Counseling and MSc and PhD in Human Nutrition. She is affiliated with the Department of Home Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.…

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Shraddha Sathe

Deputy General Manager

Shraddha Sathe graduated from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, in 2004 and subsequently worked for Standard Chartered Bank, before moving to her present position at the Shipping Corporation of India. …


Assistant Director

Dr Sule S Omolaja is an Assistant Director at the Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria and technical adviser to the Executive Director. He is a plant breeder of international standing, the Head of Group in plant breeding and the programme leader in the tea programme.