Dr Sarra was born in Sudan and awarded the PhD degree in Soil Science in 2002 from University of Goettingen, Germany. She was graduated from Faculty of Agriculture, University of Khartoum majoring in Soil Science. She was appointed in the National Center for Research, Department of Environment in 1992 and currently working as senior researcher of Soil Science. She is leading many research projects dealing with the problem of food security, soil productivity and climate change. Besides organic farming and its applications in Sudan. She is a member of many scientific societies inside and outside Sudan, and awarded prices for scientific achievements in Sudan and also some patents for producing compost from organic wastes. She supervised many postgraduate students for MSc and PhD levels and offered consultancy to governmental and private sectors about organic food production and fertilization strategies especially in poor fertile soils. She speaks besides Arabic language, German, English, French and Spanish.