Dr. Teklu Tesfaye

Country of current residence

Ethiopia

Current position

Donor Coordinator

Current institute employer

World Bank

Since

2008

Previous positions

Teklu Tesfaye was born in 1969 in the Gamo Gofa province of Ethiopia. He obtained his Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Agricultural Economics from Alemaya University of Agriculture, Ethiopia, and his Master of Sciences Degree in Agricultural Extension from Reading University, England. His Masters Thesis concentrated on Farming Systems Research (FSR). The author joined the Center for Development Research (ZEF) of the University of Bonn in October 2002 as a junior research fellow. He conducted his research under the framework of the CoCE (Conservation and Use of wild Coffea arabica populations in the montane rainforests of Ethiopia) project, a collaborative research program between ZEF and the Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization (EARO). Teklu Tesfaye finished his PhD in June 2006 at the University of Hohenheim, Germany. Currently he is working at the Research-Extension-Farmer Linkages Department of the former EARO and now the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR).

Profession

Agricultural Engineer

Specialisation

Agricultural extension, agricultural economics, rural development

Degrees / expertise

BSc in Agricultural Economics from Alemaya University of Agriculture, Ethiopia

MSc in Agricultural Extension from Reading University, England

Professional experience

University Lecturer and Associate Researcher

2006

Tesfaye, T.  2006.  Coffee Forest Conservation: Local-level Institutions Influencing the Conservation and Use of Coffee Forests in Southwest Ethiopia.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Hohenheim.  Further Information

2001

Bogalech, A., T. Tesfaye and A. Tiruneh.  2001.  Gender and Natural Resources Management.  Proceedings of The International Symposium on Vertisol Management. 28-31 November 2000, EARO, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tesfaye, T.  2001.  The Role of Agriculture Research in Promoting Agricultural Export (an abridged translation of the Amharic version).  Proceedings of Workshop Organized by the Ethiopian Export Promotion Agency (EEPA) in collaboration with the Dire D
Tesfaye, T. and S. Ketema.  2001.  The Role of Agricultural Research in Promoting Investment in the Agricultural Sector.  Proceedings of The Agricultural Forum on Investment in Agriculture: The Way Ahead. 7-8 December 2000. Ethiopian Investment Auth
Tesfaye, T., F.l Kelemework, E. Zerfu, K. Bedane and L. Dadi.  2001.  Review of Technology Transfer Activities and Adoption Patterns of Tef in Ethiopia.  Proceedings of the International Workshop on Tef Genetics and Improvement. 16-19 Octo

2000

Kelemework, F., B. Gashawbeza, T. Tesfaye and T. Erkosa.  2000.  A Client Oriented Approach to the Transfer of Improved Wheat Production Technology.  Proceedings of the Eleventh Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Central and Southern Africa
Kelemework, F., T. Erkosa, T. Tesfaye and A. Gizaw.  2000.  On-farm Demonstration of Improved Durum Wheat Varieties under enhanced drainage on Vertisols in the Central Highland of Ethiopia.  Proceedings of the Eleventh Regional Wheat Workshop
Tesfaye, T.  2000.  On-Farm Evaluation of Improved Wheat Production Packages in Selected Woredas of the Central Highlands of Ethiopia.  Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. Vol. 17, Nos.1/2, .
Tiruneh, A., T. Tesfaye, H. Verkuijl and W. Mwangi.  2000.  Gender Differentials in Agricultural Productivity among Stallholders in Ada, Lume and Gimbichu Woredas of the Central Highlands of Ethiopia.  Ethiopian Journal of Development Studies. Vol., .
Tiruneh, A., T. Tesfaye, W. Mwangi and H. Verkuijl.  2000.  Gender Differentials in Adoption of Improved Wheat Production Technologies in Ada, Lume and Gimbichu Woredas of the Central Highlands of Ethiopia.  Ethiopian Journal Agricultural Economics, .

Addis Tiruneh, Teklu Tesfaye, W. Mwangi, and H. Verkuijl. 2001. Gender Differentials in Agricultural Production and Decision-Making among Smallholders in Ada, Lume and Gimbichu Woredas of the Central Highlands of Ethiopia. Mexico, D. F.: International Mai. 

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Professional experience
University Lecturer and Associate Researcher
Degrees

BSc in Agricultural Economics from Alemaya University of Agriculture, Ethiopia

MSc in Agricultural Extension from Reading University, England

Doctoral research funded by

BMBF

Cooperation partners

Supervisor:

Prof. Dr. Thomas Bierschenk

Institut für Ethnologie und Afrikastudien

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz, Germany

Teklu Tesfaye

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF A: Department of Political and Cultural Change