ISBN: 978-1-907106-36-1     Editor: Professor Allam Ahmed

The critical focus of this book is reconnecting Sudanese academic and research institutions with the discourse of sustainable inclusive growth. The book includes selection of the best papers presented during the 2nd Diaspora International Conference, held at the University of Sussex, Brighton – United Kingdom 11-12 June 2015. The different chapters selected have tremendous scope in both focus and source, covering a broad spectrum of the conference theme: The role of universities and research institutions in managing knowledge for a sustainable inclusive growth in Sudan.


PART I: Policy for Sustainable Inclusive Economic Growth

Comparing Sudan to its peers in Africa and the Arab World with regard to Knowledge Economy existence and development
Ibrahim M. Abdalla Alfaki, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates

Policy support for innovation at grassroots in developing countries: perspectives from Nigeria
Chux Daniels, SPRU, University of Sussex, United Kingdom and HSRC, South Africa

PART II: Education and Learning 

Critical evaluation of the education system in the Sudan from independence to date
Adil A. Dafa’Alla, Airbus UK, United Kingdom
Elmouiz S. Hussein, Airbus UK, United Kingdom
Marwan A. A. Adam, Sudanese Knowledge Society, Sudan

E-Learning and its Application for Training in Organisation: Challenges in Implementation
Ali Yousef, University Campus Suffolk, United Kingdom 

Mind mapping: an effective multisensory, learning and teaching strategy, underutilized in medical education in Sudan
Nahlaa A. Khalifa, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

An experience from a growing private medical sciences institute of Nile College, Sudan
Sumaia Al Fadil and Mohamed Yousif Sukkar, Nile College, Sudan

PART III: Diaspora Partnership Models and Approaches

Mobile populations in immobile welfare systems: a typology of institutions providing social welfare and protection arrangements within a mobility framework
Ester Serra Mingot and Valentina Mazzucato, Maastricht University, Netherlands

Engaging diaspora in promoting medical specialty training in Sudan: a proposed model
Elsheikh Badr, Fayrouz Abdalla and Ayat Abuagla, Sudan Medical Specialization Board, Sudan

Medics in diaspora: building partnerships, SDUI & SAA as an Example
Sohel M G Ahmed, Sligo Regional Hospital, Ireland

Diaspora partnerships with Sudanese institutions for health and development: experience from the Sudan Health Consultancy group
Muna I Abdel Aziz, Warrington Borough Council, United Kingdom
Safa I A Abdalla, Public health researcher, United States 
Mayada AbuAffan, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council, United Kingdom
Ishraqa MA Awad, General Practice, United Kingdom
Moneim Elhassan, Health Practitioner, United Kingdom
Rida Y ElKheir, Isle of Wight Council, United Kingdom
Maha Ellider, Assistant Professor, Saudi Arabia
Basma ElSafi, King’s College Hospital, United Kingdom
Victor Joseph, Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, United Kingdom
Huda H Mohamed, West Midlands East Health Protection Unit, United Kingdom

PART IV: Public health and Medical Sciences

Development of professionalism and dietetic practice : a critical role for the nationally dispersed group of leaders and futurists in the field of nutrition and dietetics
Elham Aljaaly, King Abdulaziz University, Saudia Arabia

A comparative study of health and safety provisions and their impacts on profit and non-profit organizations
Rahaman Hasan, London Churchill College, United Kingdom
Taslim Ahammad, London Churchill College, United Kingdom

Impact of knowledge on dietary control of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in Khartoum State
Maha Agieb, Saudi German Hospital, Saudi Arabia