Profile – Tolera Abera Goshu

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Name:

Dr. Tolera Abera Goshu

Job Title:

Senior Researcher

Email:

thawwii2014@gmail.com

Phone Number:

+251911942997

Biography:

I am a senior researcher in integrated soil fertility Management in Natural Resources Management Research Process, Ethiopia Agricultural Research Insitute. I can prepare international and natural research projects which solve problems of  crop producers in Ethiopia

Research Areas:

  • Integrated Soil Fertility Management

Current N-related Projects:

  • Nitrogen Use Efficiency

Bibliography:

CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Tolera Abera Goshu

Personal information:

Date of birth:                     27 December 1974

Place of Birth:                    Horro Guduru Wallega, Ethiopia

Nationality:                         Ethiopian

Gender:                               Male

Visa status:                         Ethiopian Nationality passport with no country restriction and valid until 2020

Marital status:                   Married

Current Position:              Soil Scientist and Agronomist, Natural Resources Management Research

Processes, Ambo Agricultural Research Center, Ambo Office, Oromia, Ethiopia

 

III. Educational Qualification:

  1. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.

2012-2016

PhD in Integrated Soil Fertility Management Course works included finished: Soil Fertility Challenges, Soil Fertility Management for Sustainable Agriculture, Plant Nutrition and Crop Productivity, Soil Health, Advances in Agronomy, Land Resources of the Tropics and Sub-tropics, Conservation Agriculture, Tropical Soil Organic Matter Dynamics and Management, Research Methodologies in Agriculture, Scientific Writing and Presentation Skills, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in Agriculture, Communication and Leadership for Development.

 

  1. Alemaya University (now Haramaya University), Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

2001-2003

MSc in Agronomy, with Distinction

Courses: Soil Genesis and Classification, Advanced Soil and Plant Nutrition, Advanced Plant Physiology, Agro Climatology, Advanced Plant Physiology, Cropping System and Crop Ecology, Advanced Biometrics, Current topics in Agronomy, Advance weed science, Advanced Genetics, Advanced Plant breeding, Graduate seminar in Agronomy, Insect pests, Disease and Weed of Economic importance, Introduction to Computer use;

  1. Alemaya University of Agriculture (now Haramaya University), Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

1991- 1995

BSc in Plant Sciences

Courses included: Introduction soils, General Microbiology, Industrial crops, Plant physiology, Soil Chemistry, Introduction to Farm Management, Principles of Genetics, Plant Breeding, Weed Science, Soil and Plant Nutrition, Agro-Meteorology, Coffee production and Processing, Fruit production, Biometry, Priciples of extension and Programme Planning,  Soil and Water Management, Field crops Production, Agricultural project Planning and Analysis, Vegetable crops production;

 

 

 

  1. Menesibu Senior Secondary School. West Wollega, Ethiopia

1989 – 1991

Certificate (ESLCE)

  1. Amuru Senior and Junior Secondary School

1987-1989

Grade 9 & 10

  1. Alibo Junior Secondary School

1985- 1987

Grade 7 & 8

  1. Haro Lago Junior School

1979- 1985

Grade 1 to 6

 

  1. Employment Record:

Institution attended       Duration

From (dd/mm/yy)           To (dd/mm/yy)

Senior Researcher           10/11/2016         Up to now

Researcher II     11/09/2016         9/11/2016

Researcher I       08/07/2007         10/09/2016

Associate  Researcher II                10/11/2006         07/07/2007

Assistant Researcher III 15/01/2004         09/11/2006

Assistant Researcher II  08/06/2001         14/01/2004

Assistant Researcher I   08/06/1999          07/06/2001

Junior Researcher I         22/06/1996         07/06/1999

Place of work: Bako and Ambo Agricultural Research Center

 

  1. Administration work experiences:

2009-2010. Head of Soil and Water Management Research Processes: Ethiopia Agricultural Research

Institute, Ambo Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 3, Ambo, Oromia, Ethiopia,

  1. Head of Cereal Research Technology Team: Oromia Agricultural Research Institute, Bako

Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 03, Bako, Oromia, Ethiopia, 2007-2009. Head of Agronomy and Crop Physiology Research Division: Oromia Agricultural Research

Institute, Bako Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 03, Bako, Oromia, Ethiopia,

1999-2001.Head of Agronomy and Crop Physiology Research Division: Oromia Agricultural   Research

Institute, Bako Agricultural Research Center, P. O. Box 03, Bako, Oromia, Ethiopia, VI. Technical skills:

  • Rich Experience in preparing and implementing project proposals of cropping systems and soil fertility management for National, Regional and international funding
  • Rich experience and interest in collaborative national, regional and international research and development activities.
  • Preparing the completed research results Regional and International publications.
  • Excellent computer skills, and experience in using statistical software such as SAS, Genstat, SPSS with Very good statistics background
  • Excellent IT skills (MS, Excel, );
  • Excellent Data Analysis skill using statistical software such as SAS, Genstat, SPSS with Very good statistics background for data interpretation
  • Languages: English (Very good):

Oromifa (fluent), and

Amharic (fluent).

VII. Supervising M.Sc. students

  • Hailu Feyisa. 2015-2017. Validation of Nitrogen Fertilizer Rate for Quality Protein Maize Variety Using Normalized Difference Vegetative Index Sensor at Bako, Wetsern Ethiopia. Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.
  • Takele Zike. 2015-2017. Response of Improved Lentil (Lens Culinaris Medik) Varieties to Phosphorus Application on Vertisols at Ambo District, West Showa Zone, Ethiopia. Ambo University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.
  • Tariku Dinka. 2015-2017. Effect of Integrated Nutrient Management on Growth and Yield of Food Barley (Hordeum Vulgare) Variety in Toke Kutaye District, West Showa Zone, Ethiopia. Ambo University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.
  • Solomon Niguse. 2013-2014. Growth, Yield and Nutrient uptake of Highland Maize (Zea mays L.) as Influenced by Nitrogen and Phosphorus Application on Vertisol at Ambo, Central Ethiopia. Ambo University.
  • Tulu Kusse. 2013-2014. Effect of Poultry Manure and Inorganic, Nitrogen, Phosphorus Fertilizer rates on Growth, Yield and Nutrient Uptake of Highland Maize on Vertisol in West Shewa Zone of Ethiopia.

 

VIII. PUBLICATIONS

  1. Dissertations

Tolera Abera. 2016. Effects of Soil Incorporated Faba Bean And Soybean Biomass On Yields Of Subsequent Maize In Western Ethiopia.  PhD dissertation. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania. 168pp.

Tolera Abera. 2003. Effects of nitrogen, phosphorous, farmyard manure and population of climbing bean on the performance of maize (Zea mays L.) /climbing bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) intercropping system in Alfisols of Bako. Haramaya University, Haramaya, Ethiopia. 130pp.

  1. Articles in a reputable Proceedings

Tolera Abera, Daba Feyisa and Hassan Yusuf. 2005. Effects of Inorganic and Organic Fertilisers on Grain Yield of Maize-Climbing Bean Intercropping and Soil Fertility in Western Oromiya, Ethiopia. In: The Global Food & Product Chain–Dynamics, Innovations, Conflicts, Strategies.Deutscher Tropentag, October 11 – 13, 2005 in Stuttgart-Hohenheim.

Tolera Abera, Daba Feyisa, Girma W/Tsadik, Hasan yusuf and Gemechu Keneni. 2005. Evaluation of improved wheat varieties under different management practices in eastern Wallagga highlands. pp. 134 – 139. In: The 12th Regional Wheat Workshop for Eastern, Centeral and Southern Africa. Nakuru, Kenya.

Tolera Abera, Daba Feyisa, Hasan Yusuf and Wakene Negassa. 2007. Effects of tillage system, previous crops and N-P rate on agronomic parameters of wheat at Shambo in Horro highlands, Ethiopia. In: Utilization of Diversity in land use systems: Sustainale and organic approaches to meet human needs. Conference Tropentag 2007, October 9- 12, 2007, Witzenhousen, Kassel, Germany.

Tolera Abera. 2009. Soil fertility Management and the use of inorganic and organic fertilizers in Western Oromia (A review). pp. 144 – 164. In: Atlaw A., Saba Y., Alemu M. and Menale K. (Eds). Proceedings of the National Conference on Sustainable Land Management and Poverty alleviation, Co-organized by Environmental Economics Policy Forum for Ethiopia (PEPFE) at Ethiopian Development Resaerch Institute, Sustainable Land Use Forum (SLUF), Oromia Agricultural Resaerch Institute (OARI), and College of Agriculture at Hawassa University, Addis Ababa, December 2009.

Tolera Abera, Daba Feyissa and Zerihun Abebe. 2010. A review of Organic and Biological Soil Fertility Management integrated with NP on Crops Yield and Soil Fertility Improvement in high and mid altitude areas of Western Oromia, Ethiopia. Pp 38-45. In: Improved Natural Resource Management for Food Security Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development. 10th Annual Conference of Ethiopian Society of Soil Science March 26 – 27, 2009. EIAR, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tolera Abera and Zerihun Abebe. 2010. Integrated Soil Fertility Management Methods for Sustainable Crop and Soil Productivity in Western Oromia, Ethiopia. Pp. 325 – 331. In: Improved Natural Resource Management for Food Security Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Development. 10th Annual Conference of Ethiopian Society of Soil Science March 26 – 27, 2009. EIAR, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tolera Abera, Daba Feyisa and Hasan Yusuf. 2011. Effects of Varieties and Cultural Management Practices on Yield and Yield Components of faba bean at Horro and Arjo Highlands. pp. 327-339. In: Crop Science Society of Ethiopia (CSSE). Sebil. Vol.3. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Biennial conference 31st Dec. 2008-2nd Jan.2009.Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tolera Abera, Daba Feyisa and Zerihun Abebe 2011. Effects Tillage System, Previous Crops and N-P Fertilizer rate on Grain Yield of Wheat and Soil Fertility in Arjo Highlands. pp. 352-364. In: Crop Science Society of Ethiopia (CSSE). Sebil. Vol.3. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Biennial Conference 31st Dec. 2008-2nd Jan.2009.Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tolera Abera, Abraham Feyissa, Adamu Molla,  Minale Liben,  Abdo Woyema, Legesse Admassu and and Agdew Bekele. 2011. Research Achievements in Barley Cultural Practices in Ethiopia. pp. 113- 126. In: Mulatu, B. and Grando, S. (Eds.). Barley Research and Development in Ethiopia. Proceedings of the 2nd National Barley Research and Development Review Workshop. 28-30 Nov 2006. HARC, Holetta, Ethiopia.ICARDA, P.O.Box 5466, Aleppo, Syria.

Tolera Abera. 2010. Integrated soil fertility management an option for sustainable crop production in Western Ethiopia (A Review). In: Challenges and prospects of Integrated Watershed management on peoples Livelihoods and Sustainability of Dams in Ethiopia. Workshop, 4-5 January 2010, Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma (in press).

Tolera Abera. 2011. The Role of Oil Crops in the Cropping System. pp. 233-238. In: Germew Terefe Adugna Wakjira and Dereje Gorfu (eds). Oilseeds: Engine for Economic Development. The 2nd National Workshop of Oil crops March 24-26, 2010. EIAR, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tolera Abera 2012. NP fertilizer rate response of maize and sorghum succeeding sole or intercropped haricot beans. pp. 1851-1862. In:  Tusiime, G., Majaliwa Mwanjololo, J.G., Nampala, P. and Adipala, E. (Eds.). Proceedings of the Third RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference on Partnerships and Networking for Strengthening Agricultural Innovation and Higher Education in Africa, held 24 – 28 September 2012, Entebbe, Uganda. RUFORUM Working Document Series No. 7.

Tolera Abera, Ernest Semu, Tolessa Debele, Haekoo Kim and Dagne Wegary. 2014. In-season nitrogen prediction for the quality protein maize using the pocket hand-held NDVI sensor on farmers’ field around Ilu-Gelan and Bako-Tibe, Ethiopia. IN: Fourth RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference 21 – 25 July 2014, Maputo, Mozambique. Research Application Summary. pp: 581 – 587.

Birhan Abdulkadir, Sofiya Kassa, Temesgen Desalegn, Kassu Tadesse, Mihreteab Haileselassie, Girma Fana, Tolera Abera, Tilahun Amede, Degefie Tibebe. 2017. Crop response to fertilizer application in Ethiopia: a review. PP 21-48. In: Tamene L; Amede T; Kihara J; Tibebe D; Schulz S. (eds.). A review of soil fertility management and crop response to fertilizer application in Ethiopia: towards development of site- and context-specific fertilizer recommendation. CIAT Publication No. 443. International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 86 p.

Minale Liben, Tolera Abera and Besufekad Tadesse. 2006. Soil fertility and crop management research on food legumes in northern and western Ethiopia. pp 152-156. In: Ali; Kemal, Kenneni; Gemachu, Ahmed; Seid, Malhotra, Rajendra; Beniwal, Surenda; Makkouk, Khaled; and Halila, M.H. (Eds.). Food and Forage legumes in Ethiopia: Progress and Prospects: Proceedings of the Workshop on Food and Forage legume, 22 – 26 September 2003, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Sponsors: EIAR and ICARDA. International center for Agricultural Research in dry areas (ICARDA), Aleppo, Syria. 351 pp.

Shiferaw Tadesse, Zarihun Abebe, Tadesse Birhanu, Tolera Abera, Aschalew Sisay, Dagnachew Lule, Abaya Temesgen. 2011. Effects of feretilizer and cultural practices on seed yield and yield components of sesame and linseed in Western Oromiya. pp. 221-226. In: Germew Terefe Adugna Wakjira and Dereje Gorfu (eds). Oilseeds: Engine for Economic Development. The 2nd National Workshop of Oil crops March 24-26, 2010. EIAR, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Wakene Negassa, Tolera Abera, Friesen, D.K., Abdenna Deressa and Berhanu Dhinsa. 2004. Evaluation compost for maize production under farmers’ conditions. In: Friesen, D.K. and Palmer, A.F.E. (eds.). Integrated Approaches to higher maize productivity in the new millennium:  Proceedings of the Seventh Eastern and Southern African Regional Maize Conference, 5-11 February 2002, Nairobi, Kenya: CIMMYT (International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center) and KARI (Kenya Agricultural Research Institute).

Wakene Negassa, Tolera Abera, Minale Liben, Tolessa Debele, Tenaw Workayehu, Assefa Menna, and Zarihun Abebe. 2012. Soil fertility management technologies for sustainable maize production on in Ethiopia. pp 123 – 127. In: Worku, M., Twumasi-Afriyie, S., Wolde, L., Tadesse, B., Demisie G., Bogale, G., Wegary, D. and Prasanna, B.M. (Eds.). Meeting the Challenges of Global Climate Change and Food Security through Innovative Maize Research. Proceedings of the Third National Maize Workshop of Ethiopia. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Tolera Abera, Dejene Abera, Yifru Abera, Gebreyes Gurmu and Tesfaye Shimbir. 2017. Soil Fertility Management In Ethiopia: Research Findings, Challenges, Opportunities and Future Prospects. Review Paper Presented at 50th Jubilee Anniversary of EIAR  (In Press).

Tolera Abera. 2017. Effects of Legume Precursors on Performance and Nitrogen Economy of Cereal Crop Production in Ethiopia. In: The Third Decadal National Conference on Food and Forage Legumes in Ethiopia and as part and parcel of the celebration of International Year of Pulses (IYP) with theme of ”Legumes for Health Food, Feed, Income and Sustainable Agriculture in the Face of Rapidly Changing Climate”. 6- 9 December, 2016, EIAR Hiruy Hall, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

 

  1. Article in a refereed Journal

 

Tolera Abera and Mathews Belissa. 2005. Effects of precursor crops and management levels on the straw and grain yield of wheat at Horro highland, western Oromiya.  Acta Agronomica Hanagarica 53 (3): 273-282.

Tolera Abera, Daba Feyisa, Hasan Yusuf, Olani Nikus and A.R. Al-Tawaha. 2005. Grain yield of maize as affected by biogas slurry and N-P fertilizer rate at Bako, Western Oromiya, Ethiopia. Bioscience Research. 2(1): 31-37.

Tolera Abera, Tamado Tana and L.M. Pant. 2005. Grain yield and LER of Maize-Climbing Bean Intercropping as affected by Inorganic, Organic Fertilisers and Population Density in western Oromiya, Ethiopia. Asian Journal of Plant Sciences. 4(5): 458-465 Tolera Abera, Girma W/Tsadik, Daba Feyisa, Hassan Yusuf and Gemechu Keneni. 2005. Evaluation of Improved Wheat Varieties under Different Management Practices in Eastern Wallaga Highlands, Ethiopia. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences. 8(6): 849-854.

Tolera Abera, Daba Feyisa, Hassan Yusuf and Tesfaye G/gorgis. 2005. Influence of precursor crops on inorganic and organic fertilizers response of maize at Bako, Western Oromiya, Ethiopia. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences.8 (12) 1678- 1684.

Tolera Abera, Daba Feyisa, and D. K. Friesen. 2009. Effects of Crop rotation and N-P Fertilizer Rate on Grain Yield and related characteristics of Maize and Soil Fertility at Bako Western Oromia, Ethiopia. East African Journal of Science 3: 70-79.

Tolera Abera and Zerihun Abebe. 2014. Effects of fertilizer rate, rhizobium inoculation and lime rate on seed yield of faba bean at Horro and Gedo highlands.  WebPub Journal of Agricultural Research 2(4): 61-68.

Tolera Abera, Ernest Semu, Tolessa Debele, Dagne Wegary and Haekoo Kim.  2015. Effects of  faba bean break crop and N rates on subsequent grain yield and nitrogen use efficiency of  highland maize varieties in Toke Kutaye, western Ethiopia.  American Journal of Research Communication, 2015, 3(10): 32 -72 www.usa-journals.com.  ISSN: 2325-4076.

Tolera Abera, Ernest Semu, Tolessa Debele, Dagne Wegary and Haekoo Kim.2015. Determination Soil Rhizobium Populations, Intrinsic Antibiotic Resistance, Nodulation and Seed Yield of Faba Bean and Soybean in Western Ethiopia. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences 11 (5): 311-324. ISSN: 1817-3047.

Tolera Abera, Ernest Semu, Tolessa Debele, Dagne Wegary and Haekoo Kim. 2015. Nutrient Status of Soils from Farmers’ Maize Fields in Mid Altitude Areas of Western Ethiopia. Merit Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Sciences. 3(8):113-121. http://meritresearchjournals.org/asss/index.htm  ISSN: 2350-2274.

Tolera Abera, Ernest Semu, Tolessa Debele, Dagne Wegary and Haekoo Kim. 2015. Sensor Based In-Season Nitrogen Prediction for Quality Protein Maize Varieties on Farmers’ Field around Bako-Tibe, Western Ethiopia. American-Eurasian Journal Agriculture & Environmental Sciences 15 (8): 1556-1567. ISSN 1818-6769.

Tolera Abera, Dagne Wegary, Ernest Semu, Tolessa Debele, and Haekoo Kim.  2015. Effects of soybean precursor crop and nitrogen rates on subsequent maize grain yield and nitrogen use efficiency at Bako, West Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal Applied Science Technology 6 (2): 1-23.

Tolera Abera, Tolessa Debele, Ernest Semu, Dagne Wegary and Haekoo Kim. 2016.  Faba bean precursor crop and N rates on subsequent yield components of maize in Toke Kutaye, western Ethiopia.  Sky Journal of Agricultural Research 5(1): 001 – 014.   http://www.skyjournals.org/SJAR.  ISSN 2315-8751.

Tolera Abera, Dagne Wegary and Tolessa Debele. 2016. Varieties and Nitrogen Rates on Grain Yield and Nitrogen Use Efficiency of Highland Maize in Toke Kutaye, Western Ethiopia. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. 12(1):1-16. www.sciencedomain.org. ISSN: 2231-0606.

Tolera Abera, Dagne Wegary, Ernest Semu, Msanya, B.M., Tolessa Debele and Haekoo Kim. 2016. Pedological Characterization, Fertility Status and Classification of the Soils under Maize Production of Bako Tibe and Toke Kutaye Districts of Western Showa, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Applied Science Technology. 7 (1): 1-17.

Tolera Abera. 2016. Maize Response to Fertilizer Application in Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Natural Resources. 16(1&2): 25-41.

Tolera Abera, Tolessa Debele and Dagne Wegary. 2017.Effects of Varieties and Nitrogen Fertilizer on Yield and Yield Components of Maize on Farmers field in Mid-Altitude Areas of Western Ethiopia. International Journal of Agronomy. https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/4253917: 1-13.

Woubshet Demissie, Selamyihun Kidanu, Tolera Abera and Cherukuri V Raghavaiah.2017. Effects of lime, blended fertilizer (NPSB) and compost on yield and yield attributes of Barley (Hordium vulgare L.) on acid soils of Wolmera District, West Showa, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Applied Science Technology. 8 (2): 1-15.

Zerihun Abebe, Tolera Abera, Tusa Dedefo and Kanampiu Fred. 2013. Maize yield response to crop rotation, farmyard manure and inorganic fertilizer application in Western Ethiopia.  African Journal of Agricultural Research. 8(46): 5889-5895.

Zerihun Abebe, Tolera Abera and Tusa Dedefo. 2013. Comparative responses of maize to precursor crops with integrated organic and inorganic fertilizer application versus mono cropping practices at Bako, Western Ethiopia. African Journal of Agricultural Research 8(46): 5889-5895.

Abebe Zerihun and Tolera Abera. 2014.  Yield Response of Faba bean to Fertilizer Rate, Rhizobium Inoculation and Lime Rate at Gedo Highland, Western Ethiopia.  Global Journal of Crop, Soil Science and Plant Breeding. 2 (2): 134-139.

  1. AWARD, TRAINING and WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

             I was awarded for the best research paper on the Eleventh Conference of Crop Science Society of Ethiopia

             Workshop on Principles and Management of Agricultural Research for Junior Researchers and Technical Assistants. April 9-12, 1997. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

             Training on Biofertilizer training program organized by the national soil research laboratory from Oct. 20 to 28, 1999.

             Workshop on statistical and economic analysis of nutrient response trial held at the CMRT, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya. November 15-26, 1999.

             Training on Experimental Design Principles, Data Analysis and Result Interpretation Course held at ILRI, Ethiopia July 24-28, 2000.

             Workshop on Scientific Writing and Proposal Development held at Debre Zeit, Ethiopia December 4-15, 2000.

             Training in Research Methodology: Gender and Social Analysis in Natural Resources Management, held at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia November 24 to December 4, 2003.

             Advanced Professional Training on Environmentally Sound plant production, Plant protection and Soil management. In federal Republic of Germany, November 1, 2004 to November 11, 2005.

             Capacity Building Training on Decision Support System for Agro technology Transfer (DSSAT v 4.5), Agricultural Production Simulator (APSIM V7.1) and Climate Change Down Scaling Using SDSM V. 4.2. In Melkassa Agricultural Research Center, Ethiopia, October 26 -29, 2010.

             Multivariate data analysis training conducted by Aarhus University of Denmark in collaboration with Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania, 08 to 13 January 2013.

  1. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION

             Active member of Agronomy and Crop Physiology Society of Ethiopia (ACPSE)

             Active member of Ethiopia Soil Science Society (ESSS)

             Active member of Ethiopia Weed Science Society (EWSS)

             Active member of Crop Science Society of Ethiopia (CSSE)

  1. Workshops:

             I participated on different workshops and conferences.

XII. EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

  • I was a member recreational centre committee of Bako Research Center. July 1998 to April 1999.
  • I was a secretary of saving and Credit Association of workers of Bako Agricultural research centre for the period (May 2000 to May 2002) and Chairman from December, 2003 to October, 2004. In addition, starting from July 2006 to October 2009 Chairman.
  • I was team leader of business processes reengineering of crops research core process Team at Oromia Agricultural Research Institute and Implementation team of business processes reengineering at Bako Agricultural Research Center
  • Rich experience in group work and research coordination

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References:

Dr. Setegn Gebeyehu

West Africa Rice Research Institute, Dar Es Salaam Tanzania,

Tel: +255684638912, email: setegng@yahoo.co.uk

Dr. Tolessa Debele

Wheat Project (SARD-SC), ICARDA c/o ILRI P.O. Box 5689 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Tel: 251912021610, email: tolessadebele@yahoo.com

Dr. Dagne Wegary

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre CIMMYT, P. O. Box 5689.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Tel: +251912237300, email: dagnewegary@yahoo.com