University of Cairo, 1958-1962, Bachelor of Science. Kansas State University, United States of America, 1965-1966, Master of Science, 1969-1972, Doctor of Philosophy. Spoken languages: Arabic, English.
Assistant Director-General & Regional Representative for the Near East, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations since 1990. Tech Advisor to Minister of Agr & Water, Saudi Arabia. Ambassador to Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1978-1990.
Chairman, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Finance Committee(s), 1986-1989. Chairman, Group of 77, Rome, 1987. Member, Executive Board, International Fund for Agricultural Development & World Food Programme, Rome, 1978-1990.