Current photo: 
Photo credit: 
Samira Omar

Public contact information

Address: 
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) – P.O. Box 24885, Safat – 13109 Kuwait –
List of publications: 

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Omar Asem
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Current position: 
Director General (2016-2021)
Current nationality: 
Kuwait
Current residence: 
Kuwait
Affiliation/Institution: 
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
Biodata: 
S. Omar (PhD, 1990, California, Berkeley) is Principal Research Scientist at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) and Director General (2016-2021). She is Research Fellow for Agriculture in TWAS and former Treasurer. She was Executive Board Member and Vice President of the Arab States of OWSD, Regional Councilor for West Asia Region, IUCN, and former Member of Board of Director Asia Region of the Society for Ecological Restoration International (SER), USA. She has fifty years of Research and Development, managerial, strategic planning, technical experience and project leadership for 27 contractual research projects. She is advisor and consultant to many local, regional and international organizations. She has been awarded by TWAS and many international organizations. She holds a PhD in Wild Land Resource Science, MS in Range Management and BSc in Botany and Chemistry.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
11 - Sustainable cities and communities
12 - Responsible consumption and production
13 - Climate action
15 - Life on land
Keywords: 
Environmental restoration; monitoring and assessment of terrestrial environments; biodiversity conservation; rangeland management; rehabilitation of degraded rangelands; agriculture master planning; soil survey; GIS application; livestock aerial census
Past nationality: 
Kuwait
Elected
2014
Section:
01-Agricultural Sciences
Last updated on 13/12/2022