Musa Adam Ismail

Musa Adam IsmailVisiting Fellow

Musa is the Vice Chancellor of the University of Zalingei. He is a highly experienced field researcher working on issues related to livelihoods, poverty, causes of conflict, and peace-building in Sudan. His research has also frequently touched on the issues of displacement and migration. Musa has a strong track record in a variety of survey techniques and methodologies and has organized, facilitated, and participated in numerous workshops and conferences in Khartoum and Darfur related to conflict resolution, peace building, and rural development.

Prior to becoming Vice Chancellor, Musa served many roles at the University of Zalingei including, Director for Peace and Development Studies, where he managed all the Center’s activities, including project implementation and report production.

Musa has a PhD in agricultural science from the University of Khartoum and is with fluent English and Arabic.

News Items

Feinstein and Darfur Universities share lessons from research partnership
April 1, 2022

The Feinstein International Center has been working with academic colleagues in Sudan since it began working in the country more than 20 years ago. However, developing partnerships at the institutional…

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Universities of Al Fashir and Zalingei host Taadoud II dissemination events
January 21, 2022

In January 2022, the research teams from the Universities of Al Fashir (North Darfur, Sudan) and Zalingei (Central Darfur, Sudan) hosted events at their universities. The research teams shared their…

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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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Feinstein Publications

Role of Native Administration in Integrated Natural Resource Management and Conflict Resolution in Central Darfur State, Sudan
University of Zalingei Report Cover

Researchers from the University of Zalingei in Central Darfur, Sudan, conducted this study to improve the understanding of the role played by the Native Administration in integrated natural resource management in Central Darfur over the last twenty years, and to understand the conflicts and disputes associated with land access.

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