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Vice President

Dr. Hayder Abdelgader

Dr. Hayder Abdelgader is currently the Vice President of the African Association of Insect Scientist, a position he has occupied since 2015. He is a Sudanese national and currently works as a researcher (entomologist & head of the Bioassay Research Unit) at Agricultural Research Corporation, Sudan a position he has occupied since 1987.

School Record:

Preliminary School: 1965- 1968

Medium Secondary School: 1969-1973

Higher Secondary School: 1973-1976

University Record:

  1. Sc.: 1976-1981 University of Khartoum – Sudan

M.sc.: 1984-1987 University of Gezira – Sudan

PhD: 1992-1996 University of Hanover – Germany

Employment:

Field Entomologist: 1981-1984 Crop Protection Department, Sudan

Researcher (Entomologist-Head of the Bioassay Research Unit): 1987 – Till now Agricultural Research Corporation, Sudan.

Awards:

  1. DAAD Scholarship 1991-1996
  2. Alexander von Humboldt Scholarship: 2000 – 2002
  3. Vice President Association of African Insect Scientist (AAIS), since 2015

Membership:

  1. Deutscher Phytomedizinsche Gessellschaft (Germany).
  2. Sudanese Society for Ecological Farming.
  3. Sudanese Society for Natural Products.
  4. General Secretary of the Association of Former DAAD Scholars (Gezira Alumni)-Central Sudan.
  5. Member of the Crop Protection Consultation Committee of Sudan Gezira Board
  6. Member of the Pests and Diseases Committee of the Agricultuarl Research and Technology Corporation-Sudan.
  7. National Coordinator for Sugar beet Research in Sudan
  8. Member of the Executive Committee of Introducing the plantations and manufacturing Sugar beet in Gezira (Central Sudan)