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Biosafety Expert
Record information and status
Record ID
115220
Status
Published
Date of creation
2019-10-09 12:03 UTC (drfoudamos@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2019-10-09 13:43 UTC (anastasia.beliaeva@cbd.int)

General information
Nominating Government
  • Egypt
Profile of the Expert
Mr. Adel A. Soliman joined the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) as a Biodiversity Information Specialist in August 1996, then promoted as a Biodiversity Information Manager in 2000. He worked closely with the Director of Nature Conservation Sector (NCS) in many aspects. His work includes managing and developing socio-economic evaluation, cost-benefit studies and implementing community management programs. He was involved in many environmental projects funded by international agencies e.g. (GEF) - (UNDP) - (UNEP) - (EU). He was assigned as a coordinator assistant for the Biosafety Project, Egypt since 2005. He joined the Medicinal Plants Conservation project as a Project Manager in 2010. He served as project manager for a large scale UNDP project for "Strengthening Protected Areas Financing and Management Systems" in 2013.  He got a MSc degree in Environmental Science (Biodiversity Conservation) in 2014, and He is currently enrolled in PhD degree in (Environmental and Social Responsibility) at Ain Shams University. His professional experience includes environmental management, socio-economic assessment, economic valuation, monitoring & evaluation, biodiversity conservation, environmental communication, (CBNRM), and TK preservation.  He was nominated as a national focal point for (CEPA) in Ramsar Convention. He acted as a coordinator on several national committees (e.g. Biosafety, ABS, Medicinal Plant).
Personal Information
Coordinates
Mr. Adel Abdalla Soliman Tag ElDin
69 H - Hadayek Ahram, Giza, Egypt
Giza
Egypt, Hadayek Ahram
Phone:+2 01024635666
Fax:+2 0225274700
Email:adelnbu@gmail.com
Gender
  • Male
Nationalities
  • Egyptian
Date of birth
1973
Place of birth
Egypt
Current employment
Employer / Organization
Ministry of Environment
Acronym
MoE
Type of organization
  • Government agency
Department / Division / Unit
Nature Conservation Sector
Start date
2018
Main responsibilities
Co-Managing and follow up the implementation of all activities related to the Biosafety project in Egypt
Managing and developing socio-economic related aspects
Update the BCH information for Egypt
Previous employment
Employer / Organization
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environment Facility
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)
Acronym
EIECP III
Start date
2013
Ending date
2017
Type of organization
  • Government agency
Main areas of responsibility
Project Manager:
- Preparing and implementing of detailed project work plan and budget
- Ensuring that all the activities are carried out on time and within budget to achieve the stated outputs
- Preparation and submission to UNDP office of regular progress and financial reports including PIRs, Quarterly and Annual reports
- Supervising the preparation of financial issues and setting budgets related to technical activities.
- Liaise with the Steering Committee, PMU, NCS, GEF-UNDP, the National Advisor, the Technical Advisory Committee and OUDA,
- Liaise with necessary governmental personnel, NGOs and interested institutions in the medicinal plants,
- Design and implement the integrated management systems for protected areas of Egypt.
- Design and implement the communication strategy of the project.
- Prepare Terms of Reference (TORs) for Project components, consultants and experts;
- Maintaining effective communication with the relevant authorities, institutions and government departments;
- Selection and Identification of the consultants and experts, and supervise their performance;
- providing information to the supervisor about all Government, private and public sector activities, which impact on any use of related issues;
- Preparation of monitoring and evaluation plans
- Identification of appropriate program indicators able to reflect progress of activities as well as impact
- Providing information as needed to carry out any monitoring and evaluation activity as part of the UN's internal guidelines
Previous employment
Employer / Organization
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Global Environment Facility
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)
Start date
2008
Ending date
2012
Type of organization
  • Government agency
Main areas of responsibility
Project Manager:
- Preparing and implementing of detailed project work plan and budget
- Ensuring that all the activities are carried out on time and within budget to achieve the stated outputs
- Preparation and submission to UNDP office of regular progress and financial reports including PIRs, Quarterly and Annual reports
- Supervising the preparation of financial issues and setting budgets related to technical activities.
- Liaise with the Steering Committee, PMU, NCS, GEF-UNDP, the National Advisor, the Technical Advisory Committee and OUDA,
- Liaise with necessary governmental personnel, NGOs and interested institutions in the medicinal plants,
- Design and implement the integrated management systems for protected areas of Egypt.
- Design and implement the communication strategy of the project.
- Prepare Terms of Reference (TORs) for Project components, consultants and experts;
- Maintaining effective communication with the relevant authorities, institutions and government departments;
- Selection and Identification of the consultants and experts, and supervise their performance;
- providing information to the supervisor about all Government, private and public sector activities, which impact on any use of related issues;
- Preparation of monitoring and evaluation plans
- Identification of appropriate program indicators able to reflect progress of activities as well as impact
- Providing information as needed to carry out any monitoring and evaluation activity as part of the UN's internal guidelines
Previous employment
Employer / Organization
United Nation Environment Program (UNEP), Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)
Start date
2005
Ending date
2008
Type of organization
  • Government agency
Main areas of responsibility
Coordinator Assistant & Communication officer
Follow up the implementation of the Biosafety project in Egypt
Develop and follow up the implementation of a Biosafety communication management plan
Drafting the TORs for the Biosafety experts for implementing the project activities
Formal education
First Degree or other academic distinction and subject
Example: B.Sc. in Microbiology
B.Sc. in Education Technology & Computer Science
Name of academic institution
Menofiya University
Start date
1991
Ending date
1994
Formal education
Second Degree or other academic distinction and the subject
Example: M.Sc. in Microbiology
M.Sc. Environmental Science
Name of academic institution
Environmental Studies Institute, Ain Shams University
Start date
2011
Ending date
2014
Formal education
Third Degree or other academic distinction and the subject
Example: Ph.D. in Microbiology
PhD. Environmental Science (On Going)
Name of academic institution
Environmental Studies Institute, Ain Shams University
Start date
2016
Ending date
2019
Other professional qualifications
List of other relevant professional qualifications
Integrated Environmental Program,
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA),
The Use and Applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems in the field of Environment & Nature Conservation
Areas of Expertise
Main areas of expertise
  • Capacity development expertise
  • Information and knowledge management expertise
  • Socio-economic and trade expertise
Publications
List most important publications related to the expert main field of expertise.
Support the Implementation of the National Biosafety Framework of Egypt (2019): "Issues to be included in The assessment of Socio-Economic Considerations for Living Modified Organisms (LMOs) In Egypt", United Nations Environment Programme (ENEP)
The Medicinal Plants Project, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (2012): "Economic Valuation and Socio-economic Assessment of Medicinal Plants in Saint Katherine"
The Medwet coast project (2010): "Socio-economic Assessment of wetland habitat in Egypt", United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
List of other publications
Adel Soliman, 2012, Preliminary Study for the Provision of Human Resources Management System for Parks Egypt, Strengthening Protected Areas Financing and Management Systems Project
Technical study on the capacity needs assessment of gas companies, "Delivery of natural gas to homes project", Ministry of Petroleum, Egypt
Ossama El-Tayeb, Omar Abdeldayem, Adel Tag Eldin, Ayman Hamada, Kathryn Peacock (2010): "Community Based Natural Resources Management, Saint Katherine, South Sinai, Egypt", published in square brackets paper
Adel Soliman, 2012, Policy and Regulatory Framework for Partnership between the Public and Private Sector (PPP) and the Nature Conservation Sector, Strengthening Protected Areas Financing and Management Systems Project
The Medicinal Plants Project, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (2012): "Conservation and Sustainable use of Medicinal and wild plant in Saint Katherine Protectorate in Egypt", Dar ElKotub No. 15711/2012, ISBN: 977-5944-36-8
The Medicinal Plants Project, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (2012): "Guide of Medicinal plants of Saint Katherine Protectorate in Egypt", Dar ElKotub No. 7361/2012, ISBN: 977-5444-33-3
Ministry of Environment, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, 2015: "Communication and environmental awareness Guide", Strengthening Protected Areas Financing and Management Systems Project
Review and participate in the preparation of the "Strategic plan of the National Research Center- communication and building effective networking", Ministry of Scientific Research, Egypt
Participating in the preparation of the guide for assessing the environmental effects of development projects in the migratory bird's routes, the migratory birds Project, GEF/UNDP
Review of the study of the environmental impact assessment of fish farming projects in Al-Borolos area, Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate, Egypt
Preparation of Integrated Management Plan for Wadi Degla Protected Area, Cairo, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Ministry of Environment, Egypt
Preparation of Integrated Management Plan for The White Desert Protected Area, Cairo, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Ministry of Environment, Egypt
Preparation of Integrated Management Plan for Wadi El-Gemal Protected Area, Red Sea, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Ministry of Environment, Egypt
Preparation of Integrated Management Plan for South Saini Protected Areas, Sinai, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Ministry of Environment, Egypt
Ministry of Environment, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, 2015: "Guidelines for Concessions at National Parks in Egypt", Strengthening Protected Areas Financing and Management Systems Project
Ministry of Environment, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, 2015: "Financial and storage procedures Guide", Strengthening Protected Areas Financing and Management Systems Project.
The Medicinal Plants Project, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (2012): "Medicinal and Aromatic plants in Egypt", Children booklet.
Awards and Professional Memberships
Awards received
Member, Glob-Wetland Project, European Space Agency
Member, the National committee for Land Use Mapping of Egypt
Member and Coordinator, Local Communities Traditional Knowledge data collection program, Medicinal Plants Association, St. Katherine, South Sinai, Egypt.
Professional memberships
Member, National Coordinating Committee for Biosafety, Ministry of Environment
Member, Environment Culture Committee, Supreme Council of Culture, Ministry of Culture
Member and Coordinator, ABS National Committee on "Drafting Egypt National Law for Access and Benefit Sharing"
Language proficiency
"A" = Excellent, "B" = Good, "C" = Fair
Mother Tongue
  • Arabic
Speaking / Level (A B C)
  • Arabic
/A
  • English
/A
Reading / Level (A B C)
  • Arabic
/A
  • English
/A
Writing / Level (A B C)
  • Arabic
/A
  • English
/A
References
References
Dr. Moustafa Fouda
Director
Nature Conservation Sector of the Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs (MSEA)
30, Misr Helwan El-Zyrae Rd. 7th floor
Maadi
Cairo
Egypt
Phone:+202 524 8792,+202 527 1391
Fax:+202 527 1391
Email:foudamos@link.net,ncs@link.net
Url:Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs (MSEA)
Dr Hamdallah Zedan
Former Executive Secretary of the Biodiversity Convention
Microbiology & Immunology
Cairo University
cairo
Egypt
Phone:+2 0100-1726421
Email:hhzedan@hotmail.com
Dr. Ossama Mohammad El-Tayeb
Scietific Advisor
Nature Conservation Sector
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)
30 Maadi Zerae Road, Maadi
Cairo
Egypt