Fatma Osman Ibnouf

Dr. Fatma Osman Ibnouf is an assistant professor and researcher and trainer at the Development Studies and Research Institute, University of Khartoum, Sudan, where she has worked for over two decades now. She was awarded the University of Wales Swansea Student Scholarship whereby she obtained a PhD degree in Development Studies at the University of Wales Swansea, UK in 2008. In furtherance of her academic activities, she has attended training courses, conferences, and academic meetings inside and outside Sudan (e.g. South Africa, Lebanon, Morocco, and Senegal). Dr. Fatma has developed, taught, and facilitated a number of short training courses and capacity-building programs. Dr. Fatma has several publications (book, book chapters, research papers and review articles, policy documents, and reports). Her current work focuses on gender issues, food security, peacebuilding, farmers-herders conflict, human rights, and development studies in Sudan, Africa, and the Arab World. Her awards include the Social Science Research Council's African Peacebuilding Network fellowships (APN-IRG 2016, BMCG, 2017, CWGF, 2018); Student Grant from Arab British Chamber of Commerce, London, UK; 2012 ACCFP Adaptation Teaching Fellowship; and Special Research Grant from Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Institute for Human Rights at Åbo Akademi University, Turku/Åbo, Finland.

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