Fatima Salaheldin Mohamad Ali works as a researcher at the National Center for Research (NCR), Sudan. She also works as a volunteer on the executive committee of the Sudanese Knowledge Society (SKS). Ms Ali holds a BSc degree in Science (Botany) and an MSc in Remote Sensing and GIS. She is one of the founders of SKS and was also heavily involved in knowledge management workshops that have been organized by SKS since 2012. Fatima Salah is interested in how to blend local knowledge with new technology in order to solve development problems.