Experts Network

MEKEI, in conjunction with WASD, has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the network. Interested in joining the expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisation: World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Dr. Abubakr Hussein

Senior Expert Arab Planning Institute

PhD MSc BSc (Hons)

Location: Kuwait, Kuwait


Senior Expert at the Arab Planning Institute (API) in Kuwait. He is a Ph. D. holder in Finance and Marketing, graduated at Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany, and an M. Sc. degree in Marketing from the University of Khartoum – Sudan, and a B. Sc. (Honors), Class I, from the University of Khartoum. He worked as Director of Development Studies and Research the Institute (DSRI) of the University of Khartoum as Business Economics and Development Economist. He has also served as the Marketing Research Coordinator at the Livestock Exports Promotion Studies Institute – University of Khartoum. He used to work as an International Consultant and Trainer in the field of Inclusive Development, Traditional and Islamic Finance, Investment, Marketing, and Trade with the EU, DFID, World Bank, United Nations Organizations, African Union and the Arab Authority for Agricultural Investment and Development (AAAID) in countries including: Mauritania, Libya, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Lebanon and Syria. He participated in many studies and consultations and has many research studies published in scientific and global and regional periodicals. Has a great practical experience in the field of sustainable Development studies, design and evaluation of development and investment projects, microfinance, small and medium enterprises.