|   October 03, 2023
Dr.Abdullah Saif Al-Ghafri
Dr.Abdullah Saif Al-Ghafri
Professor of the UNESCO Chair on Aflaj Studies-Archaeohydrology
Biological Sciences and Chemistry-Biology Section
UNESCO Chair on Aflaj Studies – Archaeohydrology
  • Telephone: (+968)25446415
  • Extension: 415
  • eMail: a.alghafri@unizwa.edu.om
  • Office Location: كرسي اليونسكو لدراسات الأفلاج في مبنى البحث العلمي 25
  • Time at UoN: Since 2009
  • Marital Status: ..

  • Chair holder of the UNESCO Chair of Aflaj Studies-Archaeohydrology Received Ph.D. in Environmental Resources (water Management) from the university of Hokkaido in 2004, M.Sc in Agricultural Water Management from the university of Hokkaido in 2001 and B.Sc in agricultural Mechanization from university of Sultan Qaboos in 1991. His research interests are Aflaj systems, agricultural water Management and traditional technologies.

      Teaching Activities
      • Aflaj of Oman, BIOL104, 2008 until now
      • Man and The Environment, BIOL351, Spring 2011 until now
      Research Activities
                    Membership in Professional Bodies
                    • 2014-Present: Chairman of the Oman National Team for UNESCO Memory of the World Program
                    • 2008-Present: Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Omani Studies
                    • 2004-2013: Co-established and member of the main board and editorial board of the Omani Encyclopedia