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

Helen Young, Hussein Suleiman,and colleagues publish an article about livestock mobility in East Darfur, Sudan
September 10, 2020

Roy Behnke, Helen Young, Hussein Suleiman, Sarah Robinson, and Ammar Idris  published an article titled, “The seasonal imperative: Environmental drivers of livestock mobility in East Darfur, Sudan.” This paper uses remotely…

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Hussein Sulieman gives a breakdown on the dramatic effects of COVID-19 in Gadarif, Sudan
September 2, 2020

Hussein Sulieman, a Feinstein Visiting Fellow, published a blog post in Chr. Michelsen Institute (CMI) on why Gadarif, Sudan became a Covid-19 hotspot and how that has dramatically impacted seasonal…

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Feinstein Research Projects

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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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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Feinstein Publications

Natural Resources Management: Local Perspectives from North and Central Darfur

This field report provides an up to date information about the issues affecting the relationships between different users of natural resources within the changing context of Darfur.

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تغير تنقل المواشي في غرب دارفور فهم الاستمرارية والتغيير
By Hussein Sulieman, Helen Young | April 2019

أظهرت الدراسات السابقة أنّ التنقل الذي يمارسه الرعاة يوفر مزايا كبيرة في الأراضي الجافة من خلال تمكين قطعان الماشية من الوصول إلى الرعي الأفضل جودة على مدار العام. تواجه أنماط…

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