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Our Team

Executive Team

Dr. Ismahane Elouafi

Director General

Dr. Tarifa Al Zaabi

Dr. Tarifa Al Zaabi

Deputy Director General

Seta Tutundjian

Seta Tutundjian

Director of Programs

Director General and Deputy Director General Office

Mrs. Dima Al-Kahhale

Mrs. Dima Al-Kahhale

Executive Assistant

Ms. Diletta Ciolina

Ms. Diletta Ciolina

Project Specialist

Directorate of Programs

Dr. Khalil Ammar

Dr. Khalil Ammar

Program Leader, Sustainable Natural Resources Management, Principal Scientist - Hydrology/Hydrogeology

Dr. R. K. Singh

Dr. R. K. Singh

Section Head, Program Leader on Crop Diversification and Genetics, Principal Scientist - Plant Breeding

Mrs. Amal A. Magzoub

Mrs. Amal A. Magzoub

Section Head, Partnerships & Resource Mobilization Section, Proposal Development Specialist

Dr. Asad Sarwar Qureshi

Dr. Asad Sarwar Qureshi

Senior Scientist - Water and Irrigation Management

Dr. Kristina Toderich

Dr. Kristina Toderich

Plant Scientist

Dr. Ahmed H. El-Naggar

Soil Management Scientist

Mr. Rashyd Zaaboul

Mr. Rashyd Zaaboul

Modeler - Climate Change

Dr. Ali Elbattay

Dr. Ali Elbattay

Senior Scientist - Remote Sensing and Drones Technology

Dr. Mohammad Shahid

Dr. Mohammad Shahid

Geneticist

Dr. Dionysia Angeliki Lyra

Dr. Dionysia Angeliki Lyra

Halophyte Agronomist

Ms. Evelyn T. Gope

Project Officer

Dr. Henda Mahmoudi

Dr. Henda Mahmoudi

Plant Physiologist

Ms. Norah Tapera

Associate in Partnerships and Resource Mobilization

Dr. Tesfaye Ertebo Mohammad

Dr. Tesfaye Ertebo Mohammad

Project Officer

Dr. Abdelaziz Hirich

Dr. Abdelaziz Hirich

Horticulture Scientist

Dr. Hifzur Rahman

Post-Doctoral Fellow: Plant Molecular Biology

Dr. Zied Hammami

Dr. Zied Hammami

Post-Doctoral Fellow - Research Agronomist

Dr. Jamaliah Hani Aburabie

Dr. Jamaliah Hani Aburabie

Post-doctoral Fellow: Atmospheric Water Extraction

Dr. Juan Pablo Rodríguez Calle

Dr. Juan Pablo Rodríguez Calle

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Botir Khaitov

Dr. Botir Khaitov

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Dr. Habtamu Giday Gebraegziabher

Post-doctoral Fellow: Urban and Vertical Farming

Dr. Hayatullah Ahmadzai

Post-doctoral Fellow: Socio-economic Scientist

Ms. Zharkynai Ashirbekova

Ms. Zharkynai Ashirbekova

Administrative Assistant

Kaleem Ul Hassan Naeem

Mr. Kaleem Ul Hassan Naeem

Laboratory Technician

Mr. Muhammad Rahman Shah

Mr. Muhammad Rahman Shah

Farm Machinery Operator

Mr. Saif Ul Islam Mehrab

Mr. Saif Ul Islam Mehrab

Field & Forage Crops Technician

Mr. Velmurugan Arumugam

Mr. Velmurugan Arumugam

Irrigation Technician

Senior Fellows

Directorate of Corporate Services

Mrs. Irene Galang Bolus

Mrs. Irene Galang Bolus

Section Head, Finance & Facilities Section, Finance Manager

Mr. Abdumutalib Begmuratov

Mr. Abdumutalib Begmuratov

Head, Knowledge Management and Communications Section

Mrs. Imane Boujidane

Mrs. Imane Boujidane

Head, Procurement & People Resources Section

Nadya Alamodi

Senior Administrative Assistant/Translator

Mr. Al Hareth Al Abdullah

Mr. Al Hareth Al Abdullah

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IT Specialist

Mr. Ahmad Karim

IT Specialist

Ms. Alice Soliman

Ms. Alice Soliman

Senior Officer - General Accounting

Abdul Khalid

Mr. Abdul Khalid Jalal Khan

Senior Officer-Project Accounting

Mrs. Febin Shams

HR Officer

Mr. Mohy Eldin

Mr. Mohy Eldin

Senior Officer-Admin/Government Relations

Ms. Shayne V. Salvador

Project Accountant

Mr. Ghazi Jawad Al-Jabri

Mr. Ghazi Jawad Al-Jabri

Capacity Building Specialist

Ms. Mai Shalaby

Ms. Mai Shalaby

Curator of Emirates Soil Museum

Knowledge Hub Specialist

Mr. Sherzod Kosimov

Knowledge Hub Specialist

Mr. Showkat Nabi Rather

Mr. Showkat Nabi Rather

Journalism and Media Outreach Specialist

Mrs. Zeinab Chith

Mrs. Zeinab Chith

Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Mr. Shahzad Ansari

Mr. Shahzad Ansari

Senior Assistant - General Maintenance

Mr. Jerson Manalac

Mr. Jerson Manalac

Storekeeper