Archive | February, 2013

Forum no.52: Use of Satellite Imagery for Monitoring & Evaluation Wild Land Fire ,Regime in El Dinder National Park (DNP)

Forum no.52:  Use of Satellite Imagery for Monitoring & Evaluation Wild Land Fire Regime in El Dinder National Park (DNP) Key note speaker: Mr. Mohaned Eltijani Mohamed El Mardi. Researcher, Department of Disaster & Early Warning,  Remote Sensing Authority. University of Khartoum. Chairman:  Abdalla Mergheni,  UNESCO/Cousteau Ecotechnie Chair Holder will chair the session and initiate dialogue. […]

Forum no.51: Future Lighting Technology,“Concept and Environmental Impact”

Forum no.51: Future Lighting Technology,“Concept and Environmental Impact” Key note speaker: Associate Prof. (Rehabilitation), Dr. Omer Nour , Department of Science and Technology, Campus Norrköping, Linköping University, Sweden  Chairman: Professor Dr. A/Rahman Hassan,  Dean of Faculty of Continuing Studies, at Future University Sudan. Summary:   1. 19th century appeared the incandescent lamp. Electrical lighting. Lighting […]

Forum no.50: Remediation of Oil Spills to Groundwater at Airports-An Example Khartoum Airport

Forum no.50: Remediation of Oil Spills to Groundwater at Airports-An Example Khartoum Airport Key note speakers:  Mr.  Mohamed Osman Alatta Suliman, Director of Environment Safety Dept. at Khartoum International Airport    Dr. Abdalla Mergheni,  UNESCO/Cousteau Ecotechnie Chair Holder  will chair the session and initiate dialogue. Summary :

Forum no.49: Solar Energy Industry in Sudan: Potential and challenges

Forum no.49:  Solar Energy Industry in Sudan: Potential and challenges Key note speakers:  Dr. Nour-Alla Yassin, Researcher, Energy Research Institute, National Centre for Research  Dr. Abdalla Mergheni,  UNESCO/Cousteau Ecotechnie Chair Holder  will chair the session and initiate dialogue. Summary : 1.Potential  of Solar Energy in Sudan. Potentials ( Resources , Human capital Institutional, Private sector, […]

Forum no.48: Problems of Cancer in Sudan

Forum no.48: Problems of Cancer in Sudan Keynote speaker: Dr . Kamal Hamed Mohamed, FFRRCSI, DMRT,DSN,  Assoc  Prof of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, Univ of Khartoum. Summary: Tobacco Problems in Sudan:    Statistics on: The Global Picture. The Prevalence of Tobacco use in Sudanese adults . Quitting rates in Adults. Tobacco Causes 30 percentage of all Cancers. […]

Forum no.47: Environmental Applications of Nanotechnology with Special Emphasis on Water Purification.

Forum no.47 : Environmental Applications of Nanotechnology with Special Emphasis on Water Purification. Key note speakers: Dr. Safa M. Dahab Dr. Kamal K. Taha    Summary :  Nanotechnology is a field of applied science, focused on the design, characterization, and application of structures, devices, and systems by controlled manipulation of size and shape of materials at […]

Forum no.46: “RIO+20 feedback on green economy and reflection in Sudan situation”

Forum no.46 : “RIO+20 feedback on green economy and reflection in Sudan situation” Keynote speaker: Dr. Al-Haj Hamad M.K Haj Hamad – SAHDCG Summary:   – Green economy and what it implies for, i.e. livelihoods consistent with sustainable development aiming at sustaining & advancing the economic, environmental and social well-being. – The conference shortcomings and […]

Forum no.45: Radio active waste management

Forum no.45 : Radio active waste management Keynote speaker: Hajo Idriss. Researcher at Sudan atomic energy commission . Summary : 1. Radio active waste is defined as a waste consisting of radio –nucleotides the concentration of which exceeds levels adopted by IAEA. 2. The objective of this management is the protection of the population and […]

Forum no.44: Biotechnology ver. Biosafety

Forum (44): Biotechnology ver. Biosafety Keynote speaker : Professor Ahmed S. El Wakeel, Ecologist Agricultural Research Corporation (ARC) Ex-National Coordinator, Biodiversity  Project Summary: Forum (44) Biotechnology ver. Biosafety 1.Biotechnology is the use and modification of living things to make useful products to benefit mankind and the environment.The Four Main Biotechnology applications are Medicine, Agriculture, Biological engineering […]

Forum no.43: Environmental impact of Non-Ionizing Radiation

Forum no.43: Environmental impact of Non-Ionizing Radiation. Key note speaker: : Dr. Siddig T Kafi – Department of Medical Physics & Biophysics, Al-Neelain University. Summary: Understanding the impact of the Non-Ionizing Radiation (NIR) on the environment requires an understanding of the effect of mobile telephony, power lines, and the most important the E-waste management. There […]

Forum no.42 : “Durban Conference of Parties”

Forum No. 42: “Durban Conference of Parties” Keynote speaker : Dr. Saadeldin Ibrahim Mohammed – Secretary General (HCENR). Summary: – An overview about the greenhouse effect, and other basic elements, and how climate change impacts can be estimated systematically in a wide range of sectors. – The historical background about the climate change agreements, its […]

Forum no.41:Green Technology.

Forum no.41: Green Technology. Key note speaker: Dr. Abdalla Mergheni UNESCO/ Cousteau Ecotechnie Chair at Future University. Summary: “The history of oil is basically the history of modern civilization as we have known it for the past 100 years. ——– What will we do when there is no longer enough oil and gas?.” Richard E. […]

Forum No.40: Remote Sensing for Geological Mineral Exploration.

Forum No.40: Remote Sensing for Geological Mineral Exploration. Keynote speaker: Dr. Abdelgadir Abuelgasim  Summary: 1. Hyper-spectral remote sensing is a new spectroscopy for mapping geological resources by collecting measurements in more than 200 spectral bands with a spectral resolution between 5-10 nms (e.g.400-405nms) 2. The multi-spectral remote sensing involves the collection of few bands 5-10 […]

Forum no.39 : A radar remote sensing investigation.

The Eco-Sustainability Monthly Forum (39) : A radar remote sensing investigation. Keynote speaker: Eman M. Ghoneim, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Geology, University of North Carolina Wilmington. Ph.D. 2002: Physical Geography, Faculty of Science, Southampton University, UK Summary   :  The basin of the Kufrah Paleoriver was mapped by integrating 78 Radarsat scenes with […]

Forum no.38: Jatropha curcas

Forum no.38: Jatropha curcas Key note speakers : 1.Dr. Hisham Mohyeldin Mohamed Tahir . 2.Azmi El hag . 3.Abubakr AbdAllah. Summary:  1.Scientific Classification, kingdom plantae (Angiosperms – Eudicots – Rosids), Order Malpighiales, Family Euphorbiaceae, Genus Jatropha, Species j.curcas, Binomial name Jatropha curcas L. 2. Some properties of Jatropha curcas: Flowers Male and female, 20:1, on […]

Forum no.37: Ecological Footprint, Concept and Application

Eco-sustainability Monthly Forum (37): Ecological Footprint: Concept and Application Keynote speaker: Prof. Hassan Osman Abdelnour Prof. Taj Elsir Summary:    1.Ecological footprint is a measure of human demand on the Earth’s ecosystems, It represents the amount of biologically productive land and sea area necessary to supply the resources a human population consumes, and to mitigate […]

Forum no.36: Natural Resources accounting.

 Forum no. 36: Natural Resources accounting. Keynote speaker: Getachew Adem Tahir. Summary:   It is a tool to measure the progress towards the green economy “ The improvement of human wellbeing and reflected in social equity and reduction of environmental risks ( according to UNEP)”. Thus it is of low carbon, more resource efficient, socially inclusive. […]

Forum no.35: Challenges of fresh water supply and quality for urban areas in Sudan

Forum no.35: Challenges of fresh water supply and quality for urban areas in Sudan : Keynote speaker Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Adam   :     Summary Factors affecting water use (modalities and habits, population growth, migration, rates of development, human Resources, disasters, lack of modern technologies, increased demand, develop policies). Water produced in Khartoum: I -Pumping stations […]

Forum no.34: workshop celebrate World Water Day

Forum no.34: workshop celebrate World Water Day. 1. Environment For Sustainable Development. 2.Forest :Nature at your services. 3.The role of NGOs in environmental awareness. Key note speakers (respectively): 1.Abdelmoneim Osman Kardash 2.Prof.AbdelAzim Merghani 3.Prof. Moawia Shaddad Summary no.(1)    Meet the needs of present population, without comprising the ability of future generation to meet their own […]

Forum No. 33: MDGs Ownership and Sustainability beyond 2015

Forum No. 33: MDGs Ownership and Sustainability beyond 2015 Key note Speakers: Mr. Claudio Caldarone – UNDP Country Director-Sudan Dr. Eltayeb Mustafa – Future University President Summary: The Millennium development Goals declaration is a defining moment for global cooperation in the 21st Century when the adoption of the Millennium Declaration in the year 2000 took […]