Musa Adam Ismail

Musa Adam IsmailVisiting Fellow

Musa Adam Ismail is a highly experienced field researcher who has been working on issues related to livelihoods, poverty, causes of conflict, and peace-building in Sudan for more than a decade. His research frequently touches on issues of displacement and migration. Musa has a strong track record in a variety of survey techniques and methodologies.

Musa is the Director of the Center for Peace and Development Studies at the University of Zalingei, Central Darfur State, where he manages all the Center’s activities, including project implementation and report production. Musa has organized, facilitated, and participated in numerous workshops and conferences in Khartoum and Darfur related to conflict resolution, peace building, and rural development.

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

News Items

Musa Ismail discusses the security situation in Darfur and threats to civilians
September 3, 2020

Musa Ismail, a Feinstein International Center visiting fellow, joins the German Council on Foreign Relation (DGAP) in their closed, interactive, online discussion, “Re-thinking the Protection of Civilians during Sudan’s Transition…

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US Embassy in Khartoum records Feinstein’s discussion on local partnerships
December 31, 2019

In October 2019, Musa Ismail (University of Zalingei), Abubakr Siam (University of Al Fashir), and Anne Radday were recorded by the US Embassy in Khartoum discussing the partnership between Tufts,…

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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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