Dr. Teklu Tesfaye

Country of current residence

Ethiopia

Current position

Natural Resources Management and Food Security Program Officer

Current institute employer

Royal Norwegain Embassy

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. 
Tesfaye, T.  2001.  The Role of Agriculture Research in Promoting Agricultural Export (an abridged translation of the Amharic version). 
Tesfaye, T. and S. Ketema.  2001.  The Role of Agricultural Research in Promoting Investment in the Agricultural Sector. 
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. 

2000

Kelemework, F., B. Gashawbeza, T. Tesfaye and T. Erkosa.  2000.  A Client Oriented Approach to the Transfer of Improved Wheat Production Technology. 
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. 
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. 

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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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