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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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prof. Mervat Foda

Professor National Research CenterDairy Science Department



Location: Cairo, Egypt Website: Prof. of Dairy Science and Technology


Professor Foda has two Patents: “Production of herby soft cheese”. No: 118 / 2008, and Formation of Dairy Beverage for Autistic Children 636/ 2015, the Academy of Science Research & Technology, Egypt. Certificate for the best research paper (2015), Unilever Mosharak Co., The sixth Artful Integrators’ Award (2014), Windhoek, Namibia. Book chapter (2014), In “Women and ICT in Africa and the Middle East: Changing Selves, Changing Societies” Ed., Ineke Buskens and Anne Webb: 122 – 133., and more than 37 research papers in National and International peer-reviewed journals. Prof. Mervat got bronze medal in the First International Invention Fair of the Middle East, Kuwait, Oct/2007. Distinguish Scientist Certificate, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research (2007), Distinguish Scientist Certificate, the NRC, (2010, 2012, and 2013). She is a referee and Editorial Board member for some International journals, member of Standing Committee of the upgrades at Bagdad University, Iraq and Sudan University for Science and Technology, Sudan.