Abdel rahman Bushara Dosa

Dr. Dosa, a graduate of University of Khartoum, Sudan (1967) has served in the position of Director General of Agriculture for Greater Darfur Region of Sudan (1981-1982), then he became the Regional Minister of Agriculture for Greater Darfur from 1982 to 1985. Afterwards Dr. Dosa was elected to become the president of the Board of Directors of one of the largest World Bank funded development projects (the Savanna Project) in Western Sudan (1986-1989). Starting 1990 Dr. Dosa joined the field of University Education as a Professor of Microbiology. He continued teaching science in several Sudanese Universities for over 24 years. Within that capacity he served in positions as head or member of several college examination and research boards as well as in many academic and administrative college committee activities.
In 1976 Dr. Dosa was involved in graduate studies in American universities for master’s and doctoral degrees which were accomplished in December 1981. A major part of his PhD graduate research was devoted to the study of human and animal pathogens in the US National Animal Disease Center, Ames IA. Besides his scientific orientation, Dr. Dosa is committed to social and peace issues. He continues to play an active role in supporting every peace effort relevant to the Darfur conflict. He participated as a mediator in the Darfur peace talks at Doha , Qatar (2012). He was a member of the Kenana Peace Initiative efforts in Sudan. During 2010 and 2011 Dr. Dosa effectively participated in the Heidelberg Darfur Peace Dialogue organized by the Max Plank Institute for International Peace in Germany. A comprehensive detailed peace and development document was produced, but it was not embraced by the Sudanese authorities.
Dr. Dosa’s interest also extends to humanitarian initiatives and NGO’s helping hand efforts. He served as a board member of the Sudanese Popular Development Organization (SPDO) which emotionally and culturally supported the war affected displaced people of Darfur. He also served as a deputy president of the Darfur Development Advisory Group (DDAG) which was involved in promotion of livelihood, wellbeing of the displaced people and early recovery and development of the war-torn Darfur. He is a member of the American Society of Microbiology and the Sudanese Environmental Preservation Association. Dr. Dosa is a passionate family man, son of the late Sultan Dosa; the Chief of a Native Tribal Administration in Darfur. He enjoys reading history books, watching horse races and basketball games in his leisure time.