Researcher, Sudan

Amel Mustafa Mubarak is an Assistant Professor who works at the University of Khartoum, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics. In 1994 she joined the University of Khartoum as a Lecturer. In 2006 she was promoted to Assistant Professor since she had been awarded her Ph.D. degree in Agricultural Economics. Amel is actively engaged in the teaching programs for the postgraduate and undergraduate students in the Faculty, in supervision for M.Sc. Students and in the students’ graduation research. She participated in the Faculty research programs concerning socioeconomic development, agricultural and rural development and society development services. In addition, she engaged in many administrative tasks including: Head of Department, Secretary of Department Board and coordinator of post graduate studies.

Amel’s areas of interest are women and development, agricultural and rural development, food security and poverty alleviation research. She has participated in a number of workshops and conferences conducted in the Sudan and abroad. Amel is also actively engaged in voluntary work in Sudan and she is a member of many local, regional and international organizations such as the Third World Organisation of Women in Science (TWOWS), The Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) Forum, Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Alumni.



  1. Mubarak, Amel M.; Salih, Ali A.; and Siddig, Khalid H. A. (2011): Economic Policies and the Irrigated Agriculture in Sudan: Lessons from the Gezira Scheme. ISBN-13: 978-3-8443-9015-5. ISBN-10: 3844390154. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany.

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  1. Mubarak, A.M., A. A. Salih and  I. A. Abdel Karim (2008). The Evolution of Agricultural Price Incentives in Sudan (1970-2002). Journal of Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences .Volume 7, No.2.
  2.  Hag Elamin, N.A .and A. A.M Mubarak (1998). “Crop Profitability and Competitiveness under Different Farming Technology in Sudan, Case Study: Gadarif Area.” Issues in African Rural Development Monograph Series.


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Results Dissemination workshop:

A workshop was conducted in Khartoum on 10/11/2010 with the objective of presenting our research results to policy makers concerned with ICT, and to people concerned with gender issues and women’s empowerment. The people invited included policy makers representing the Manager of Information Network at University of Khartoum and Ministry of  Higher  Education, the National Telecommunication Corporation, the National Centre of Information, as well as administrative and staff members of the School of Mathematical Science including the Department of Computer Science, the Department of University Requirement Administration at University of Khartoum, the development study and research Centre including the Unit of Gender, the Faculty of Engineering, in addition to staff members of other universities and some male and female students. Some journalists representing local journals were also invited.

The research results were presented by Amel Mustafa (the research leader) followed by an intervention by the Manager of Information Network at University of Khartoum, then the representative of the National Telecommunication Corporation, followed by a representative of the National Centre of Information, a representative of University Requirement Administration, a representative of the School of Mathematical Science (Department of Computer Science), in addition to the contributions made by other participants in the workshop.

The participants were highly impressed with the results concerning the difference in use of ICTs between male and female students and suggested future collaboration with this type of gender conscious research. After a long discussion, some recommendations were raised from the meeting with the promise of implementations from concerned personnel.








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