Hussein Sulieman

Hussein SuliemanVisiting Fellow

Hussein Sulieman is the Director of the Centre for Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems at the University of Gadarif, Sudan. His main research interest is the sociospatial analysis of land and environmental changes to understand the interaction of human activities and natural environment. He develops integrated approaches to study land use change by linking remote sensing, GIS, and socioeconomic data. He has seventeen years of experience with teaching, research, and consultancy. He teaches graduate courses in the area of environmental management, land use systems, remote sensing, and GIS. He has published in several journals on pastoral systems, climate change, land grabbing, mapping, and modeling of remotely sensed vegetation indices.

Hussein has been working with Feintstein since 2012 on project in Sudan including tracking livestock mobility using geospatial technology. He was formerly a visiting fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University, Providence RI, and at the Chr. Michelsens Institutt (CMI), Bergen, Norway.

Hussein trained in forestry, range, and cartography at the Universities of Kordofan (Sudan) and Dresden (Germany).

News Items

Hussein Sulieman discusses Feinstein projects at Sudanese Ministry of Animal Resources
August 30, 2017

At the invitation of the Federal Ministry of Animal Resources in Sudan, Hussein Sulieman discussed the history of Feinstein’s work in Sudan and provided a technical overview of a current…

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Helen Young shares report on pastoralist mobility with Sudanese ministry
August 30, 2016

On Sunday, August 28 Helen Young presented the findings of her recent report “Risk, Resilience, and Pastoralist Mobility” with the Federal Ministry of Animal Resources in Khartoum, Sudan. The Chair…

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Feinstein Research Projects

Promoting Evidence and Learning on Pastoralism for Peace Building

This project investigates the practice of pastoralism in Sudan, offering recommendations for policymakers and service providers interacting with communities that include pastoralists.

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Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters

Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED), is a £140m project designed to improve the resilience of the most poor to climate extremes and shocks.

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Feinstein Publications

Risk, Resilience, and Pastoralist Mobility

This report investigates the practice of pastoralism in Sudan. The authors delineate migration patterns and rationales as well as market strategies, and also offer recommendations for policymakers and service providers interacting with any community that includes pastoralists.

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Briefing Paper: Pastoralism in Practice (Arabic)

This is an Arabic translation of an existing publication. The full report is available (in English) here. Click here to read this briefing paper in English.

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