Name: IZAT MIRGHANI TAHA, Ph. D.
Date and Place of Birth: February 17, 1954
Marital Status: Married with four children
2. ACADEMIC CERTIFICATES:
2.1 Ph. D. Agriculture, June 2001, University: Khartoum Title of the theses: Impact of treated sewage water on soil characteristics, forage production and the surrounding inhabitants.
2.2 Degree: Post-graduate Diploma, July 1988, UNEP/UNESCO/ TU Dresden, Germany
2.3 Master of Science, October 1987, University of Khartoum, Institute of Environmental Studies
2.4 Degree: B. Sc. (honours) Agriculture, April 1979. University of Khartoum, Faculty of Agriculture- Soil Science and Biochemistry
3. EXPERIENCE AND POSITION HELD:
3.1. Post: Director, Documentation and Information Center, National Centre for Research, Box 2404 Khartoum, July 2002 to date
3.2. Post: Head, Department of Research and Studies of Environmental Pollution, Environment and Natural Resources- NCR. 1993 to 2002
3.3. Post: Lecturer, Omdurman Ahlia University, Centre for Environmental Science 1990- 1993
3.4. Post: Soil Inspector, Soil Conservation, Land Use and Water Programming Administration, P. O. Box 1942 Khartoum, 1979 to 1991
3.5 Post: Chairperson (Voluntary) The Environmentalist Society, (NGO) Box 10574 Khartoum, Sudan.
4 TRAINING COURSES:
4.1 Participated in the Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment training during Feb-March 1999. Council for Environment and Natural Resources (HCENR)
4.2 The second training programme UNFCCC.
4.3 The Third training in series following the progress of the Climate Change Project I presented, in the National Communication workshop May 2001.
4.4 Workshop on Project/Resource capacity management in contract Research and Development (R & D) organized by The National Center for Scientific Research and Consultancy, Tripoli , Libyan Arab Republic during the period 6- 10 May 2000.
4.5 Workshop on the Evaluation of the Ecology Programs of The Hienrisch Boll Foundation in the Horn of Africa. 9th – 11th April 2001, Nairobi, Kenya.
4.6 Regional training program on Utilization of Gray Water in irrigation of small backyard farms in the Middle East. 10- 14 March 2002 Damascus Syria.
4.7 Agro-ecological surveys and germoplasm collection training course during 5- 9 October 2002, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
4.8 Regional workshop on utilization of biomedical database including MEDLINE. The Regional Office of the World Health Organization, Eastern and Mediterranean Region 10-12 June 2003 Cairo, Egypt
4.9 Regional workshop on publishing of Medical Journals, the Regional Office of the World Health Organization, Eastern and Mediterranean Region 20-24 November 2003 Cairo, Egypt. .
4.10 Ecological Alternatives in Sanitation; Advanced International Training Programme. Swedish International Cooperation Agency. 16 August- 3 September 2004 Stockholm- Sweden.
4.11 Ecological Alternatives in Sanitation; Advanced International Training Programme. Swedish International Cooperation Agency. 12- 26 February- 2005 Kimberely- South Africa.
4.12 Patent Systems and Copy rights, 5- 10 December 2005 Karachi- Pakistan
4.13 Sustainable Agriculture, 7- 9 May 2005 ACSAD, Damascus, Syria
4.14 Voluntary Tools for the Implementation of Environmental and Social Responsibilities in Agriculture and Forestry With special reference to certification standards Shambat 27 Nov– 3 Dec, 2006 Khartoum
5 CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS
5.1 1st International Conference on Wastewater Treatment and Reuse adapted in the Mediterranean Area, Tunis from 25- 28 October 2000 Tunisia.
5.2 Water Resources and Integrated Management in the third Millennium Conference, 2- 6 February 2002 Zayed Prize- Dubai, United Arab Emirates. .
6.1 Lecturer, Omdurman Ahlia University, Centre for Environmental Studies. P. O. Box 786
6.2 Lecturer (Part time) Ahfad University for Women Period of employment: 1992 to 1994
6.1 Supervisor for 15 students, Omdurman Ahlia University 1991 – 1993 final year dissertations and Co-supervisor for many M. Sc. Students
8.1 PANOS Organization in U.K commissioned independent teams in Sudan, Nepal and Tanzania to explore how far three different projects are succeeding in involving local people and in meeting their local needs. I was the one who examined the environmental part of the study in the Sudan-FINNIDA White Nile Afforestation Project during October – November 1990. The report was published by PANOS-FINNIDA book “Whose Trees, 1991”
8.2 I was contracted to do the part of environmental status of Gash River basin and study the effect of uncontrolled tapping of the Gash ground water and Participated in the environmental study of the Gash River Basin, Kassala Province, Eastern State. The report was published by AWASCO 1993 Khartoum.
8.3 Participated in the environmental study of Wadi Neyala, Darfur Province, Western State. The report was published by AWASCO 1993 Khartoum.
8.4 Convened a workshop on “Writing the White Nile Action Programme as part of the National Action programme to combat desertification, Eddwaim 15-16 June 1998”
8.5 Convened a workshop on “Writing the Central Region Action Programme as part of the National Action programme to combat desertification, Wed Medani 20-21 June 1998”
8.6 Coordinator, The National Plan For Environmental Management for Post-conflict Sudan- Higher Council for Environment and Natural Resources 12 Dec 2005 to 17 February 2008
9.1 Publications in refereed Journals
ايمان الرشيد و عزت ميرغني (1997) استخدام مياه الصرف الصحي المعالجة في زراعة علف أبوسبعين Sorghum bicolor. التقرير العلمي السنوي. معهد أبحاث البيئة و الموارد الطبيعية
جماع عبد القادر و عزت ميرغني (1999) الراسب الطيني المتخلف من معالجة مياه الصرف الصحي و استخدامه كسماد عضوي لنبات الجرجير. التقرير العلمي السنوي. معهد أبحاث البيئة و الموارد الطبيعية
ابراهيم سعيد، نبيل حامد و عزت ميرغني (2000) الوعي باستخدام المبيدات وسط منتجي الخضروات بمشوعي الجزيرة و الرهد. التقرير العلمي السنوي. معهد أبحاث البيئة و الموارد الطبيعية
Gamaa. A., I. Elrasheed and I. Taha (1997) Effect of treated sewage water on the quality on Sorghum bicolor fodder crop. ENRRI Scientific Report. NCR. Sudan. (ARABIC)
Taha, I. and M. Nasre (2000) Effect of treated sewage water on soil characteristics. WATRAMA’2000 INRST. Tunisia. October 2000 Pages: 174-177
Taha, I. and N. Babikir (2000) Utilization of treated sewage water for forage production. ENRRI Sc. Report. Khartoum, Sudan.
Taha, I. and G. Abdelgadir (2001) Impact of treated sewage water on surrounding inhabitants. EPCOWM’2001 INRST. Tunisia.
Taha, I. (2005) Utilization of treated sewage water for the production of Sorghum bicolor. ECOSAN, Sweden
9.2 Publications in conferences:
Taha, I. and N. Babikir (2000) Utilization of treated sewage water for forage production. Dubai International Conference on Water Resources. (Feb. 2002) pages159-162
Taha, I. and G. Abdelgadir (2001) Impact of treated sewage water on surrounding inhabitants. Dubai International Conference on Water Resources. (Feb. 2002) pages159-162
Taha, I. and Abdelrahman Fadel (2003) Technology of Recycle and reuse; a radical solution for plastic waste problem – National Centre for Research 6th Scientific Conference
9.4 Technical Reports
Abusalma, O., M. ElGadi and I. Taha (1993) Water resources development of Gash River Basin. AWASCO. Khartoum.
Abusalma, O., M. Elgadi and I. Taha (1993) Water resources development of Wadi Neyala. AWASCO. Khartoum.
Taha, I. (1988) Influence of pesticides on Legume-Rhizobium symbiosis. M. Sc. Thesis, Institute of Environmental Studies, Univ. of Khartoum.
Taha, I. et. al. (1996) Solid waste treatment of plastic rubbish. Environmentalists Society/Industrial Research and Consultancy Center
واقع البحث العلمي في السودان . د. عزت ميرغني طه وأ. د علي محمد عبد الماجد و أ. د. زهير الفاضل الأبجر الخرطوم 2004
Goda, S., M. Hisham and I. Taha (1991) Whose trees. Evaluation of SUDAN/FINNIDA afforestation project. PANOS, U. K.
11.1 Chief Editor to Sudan Science Abstracts Journal: Documentation and Information Centre. (Vol; 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34)
11.2 Chief Editor to the National Register of Current Research (English)-(Arabic)- Published 2004:
11.3 Chief Editor to the Union Catalogue of Periodicals in Sudanese Libraries (English)- (Arabic)- Published 2004
12.1 Taha, I., Elsheikh, A. and Elgiali, E. (2000) Promotion of the Environment and Natural Resources Research Institute to become a center of excellence. ENRRI, NCR
12.2 Izzat Taha, Awatif Elegaimi and others (2004) National Centre for Research and its affiliated Centers and Institutes information (Arabic)
12.3 Izzat Taha, Awatif Elegaimi and others (2004) National Centre for Research and its affiliated Centers and Institutes information (English)
I, the undersigned, hereby declare that all the above information is authentic in every sense of the word, and that I can produce all requisite documents as and when necessary.
Izat Mirghani Taha
Updated: 22 November 2006