Professor Elamin Abdelmagid Elamin is a professor of soil chemistry/ reclamation and fertility currently working as Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum. He was awarded a PhD in soil science by the University of California, and achieved his MSc (agriculture) and BSc (soil science) at the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He has attended many training courses, symposia, workshops and seminars and has supervised many postgraduate students. He also leads research projects dealing with different aspects of soil problems in Sudan besides acting asa consultant for private and governamental sectors related to soil surveys and land evaluation inside and outside Sudan. He is a member of many scientific societies and has published numerous scientific papers in peerreviewed journals. He was awarded the Phi Beta Kappa Scholarship by the University of California, Riverside, USA in 1991 and is an Honorary Resident of the City of Riverside, California, USA.