H.E. Dr. Ali Ismail
Dr. Ali kasim Ismail Othman is a deputy Minister for Educational Affairs – Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Sana'a, Yemen for the last ten years. He  received BS (1978) degree in Agriculture – Plant Protection from Baghdad University, Iraq. He completed Master degree (1984) in Agriculture Extension Education from New Mexico State University, Lass Cruses, USA, and PHD degree (1992) in Agriculture Extension Education from The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio, USA. As a Deputy Minister, He is doing many activities such as, administrating, supervising and assessing  education programs of government and private universities, preparing annual reports, participate  in forming annual budget and working plan . ..et.  He has over 30 years of experiences in the field of  educational, development projects including projects identification, formulation,  implementation,  monitoring and evaluation. He also has  implemented numerous consultancy assignments on projects impact assessment on beneficiaries, Socio-economic surveys and studies, and community development for different International Organizations such as   (IDA/ WB (PWP-2 Project) (FAO, Dutch, GTZ, UNDP) His research interests are Socio-economic studies, Impact assessments, Agriculture  Extension studies and Community development. He is author and co-author of several articles and research reports in different fields as mentioned above. Also, he supervised a  number of Master Thesis in the field of Agriculture  Extension.