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Curriculum Vitea (CV)
GEBREYESUS BRHANE TESFAHUNEGN
P. O. Box 64
Aksum, Tigray
Ethiopia
Tel: +251(0)914707816 or +251(0)914769764
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]
1. PERSONAL DATA
Name: GEBREYESUS BRHANE TESFAHUNEGN
Date of birth: 03 March 1977
Nationality: Ethiopian
Place of birth: Tigray, Ethiopia
Sex: Male
Marital status: Married, two children
Languages: English (excellent), Tigrigna, Amharic (native), Germany (little)
2. EDUCATION
2008–2011
2002–2004
1996–2000
Other trainings
PhD Degree awarded in Oct. 2011: Doctor of Agricultural Science, DR. AGR.).
PhD Student in the Department of Ecology and Natural Resources
Management at Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn,
Germany; PhD Thesis Title: Soil erosion modeling and soil quality evaluation
for catchment management strategies in northern Ethiopia.
MSc Degree awarded in July 2004; MSc Degree in Soil and Water Conservation
Engineering. Postgraduate Student at Alemaya University, Ethiopia. MSc
Thesis title: Tied ridging as insitu rainwater harvesting method for improving
sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L.) yield at Abergelle area, Tigray Regional State,
northern Ethiopia.
BSc degree Graduated in July 2000 in Soil and Water Conservation;
Undergraduate Student at Mekelle University, Ethiopia
a) Certificate of participation in a course: Ecology, Land Use and Development
(climatology and ecosystem functions, hydrology and water resources management,
renewable energies, GIS, modeling and geostatistics) by ZEF, University of Bonn
(Germany), winter 2008/2009.
b) Certificate of participation in a course: Interdisciplinary- “Concepts and Theories
of Development” by ZEF, University of Bonn (Germany), winter 2008.
c) Certificate of participation in a training on Learning Intercultural Competence,
Windeck-Rosbach, Germany. Dec. 2008.
d) Certificate of participation on Germany Language course (Aug. -Sep. 2008), by
University of Bonn, Germany.
e) Certificate of participation online training on “Introduction to Arc View 3.X’’;
“Learning Arc GIS 9”; and “Learning Arc GIS 9 Spatial Analyst’’ by Nebraska
University-Lincoln, USA, 2005.
f) Certificate of participation in Training on Integrated Soil Fertility Management in
the Tropics, Sogakope', Ghana, April 2005.
g) Certificate of participation in training workshop for Extension Staffs on Soil and
Water Management by Melkassa Agricultural Research center, Ethiopia. Feb. 2005.
h) Certificate of participation in training workshop on Striga resistant sorghum seed
production and integrated striga management technology, Melkassa Agricultural
Research Center, Ethiopia. May 2002.
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3. ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS
Oct. 2011 to date
Assistant Professor at Aksum University, Ethiopia
March 2007–July 2008
Lecturer at Aksum University, Ethiopia
July 2006 –Feb 2007
Associate Research Officer at Tigray Agricultural Research
Institute (TARI), Ethiopia
Sep. 2003–June 2006
Assistant Research Officer at TARI, Ethiopia
Aug. 2000–Aug. 2003
Junior Research Officer at TARI, Ethiopia
Feb. 2002–March 2013
Research Collaborator in TARI and collaborator and
coordinator at Aksum University of “International
Sorghum/Millet Research Program (INTSORMIL)”-USAID
supported Project. Reference for this project is Prof. Charles
S. Wortmann, Nebraska University- Lincoln, email:
[email protected])
4. ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS
April 2012 to date
Director of the School of Graduate Studies, Aksum University,
Ethiopia
July 2007–July 2008
Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture and Rural Development, Aksum
University
Jan. 2007-Mar 2007
Head of Department of Natural Resources Management, Mekelle
Agricultural Research Center, TARI, Tigray, Ethiopia
July 2005-July 2006
Center Manager of Humera Agricultural Research Center, TARI,
Ethiopia
Sep. 2001-Sep. 2002
Head of Agronomy and Physiology Division, Mekelle Agricultural
Research Center, TARI, Tigray, Ethiopia
5. COURSES, SUPERVISION AND EXTERNAL EXAMINING
a) Courses Taught (Undergraduate)
Introduction to Soil Science
Agro-climatology
Principles of Soil Erosion & Conservation and Soil Erosion Modeling
Drought Mitigation and Risk management
Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Soil Microbiology
Research Methods in Water Resources Management
b) Undergraduate Senior Research Project Supervision
Have supervised the following titles in Aksum University.
1. Evaluation of Mechanical Soil and Water Conservation Measures in Mai-Adrasha Kebelle,
North West Tigray, Ethiopia (2012)
2. Surface Runoff Estimation Using Empirical Formula in Adi- Qumburo Catchment of NorthWest Tigray, Ethiopia (2013)
3. Assessment of the Effectiveness of Soil and Water Conservation Practices in Mai- Dimu
Watershed, Northern Ethiopia (2014)
4. Assessment of Soil Erosion and Flood Risk in MaiAdrasha Catchment, Northern
Ethiopia (2014)
c) Postgraduate (MSc) Thesis Project Supervision
Co-supervisor of one Thesis project- Haramaya University, Ethiopia
Title: Effects of Deficit Irrigation on Water Productivity and Yield of Onion (Allium cepa L.)
in Central Tigray, Northern Ethiopia (By Teferi G/medhin:[email protected])
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d) External examiner of graduate studies Thesis- based on invitation
External examiner of 15 MSc Thesis Mekelle University, Ethiopia
(From June 2013 to June 2014). See their titles below.
1. Effect of Soil Bunds with Improved Forage Species on Soil properties and
Socioeconomic Impact at Farm Household level: A case study in Ahferom Woreda,
Central Tigray, Northern Ethiopia (By Birhane Tadesse).
2. Performance of tef (Eragrostis Tef (Zucc) Trotte) under different water levels and NP fertilizer rates in northern Ethiopia (By Kiros Gebretsadkan).
3. Effect of phosphorus and potassium fertilizer rates on yield and yield component of
potato (Solanum teberosum L.): A case study for Atsbi-Wenberta and K/Awlaelo
Weredas’, Tigray, Ethiopia (By Niguse Abebe).
4. Effect of land use/cover and climate change on pastoralist’s rangeland: The case of
Dubti woreda, Afar region (By Elias Ebrahim).
5. Effect of different rates of N-P fertilizers and water levels on yield and yield
components of maize [Zea mays L.] at Mekele area, northern Ethiopia (By Abebe
Tesfay Meresa)
6. Evaluating the extent of land degradation using GIS-based model and farmers`
perception: the case of Korir Watershed, Kilte Awlaelo Wereda, Tigray (By
Abdelkerim Yonus)
7. Sediment yield modeling in Giba Catchment, Tigray Ethiopia (By Abdrehman in Giba
Catchment, Tigray Ethiopia (By Abdrehman Yenus)
8. Remote sensing and GIS based irrigated crop diversity identification and mapping:
the case of kiltie Awlaelo district, northern Ethiopia (By Mebrahtu Desalegn)
9. Flood forecasting and early warning system for upper Awash river basin, Gora flood
plain of Ethiopia (By Derso Girmay)
10. Remote sensing and GIS based ground water potential mapping and evaluation. The
case of Raya Valley, Southern Tigray (By Addis Kifle)
11. Assessment of water quality and its suitability for irrigation use the application of
GIS in Elala catchment, Tigray, Ethiopia (By Amanuel Gidey)
12. Assessment of land suitability analysis of urban land use development: GIS based
multicriteria analysis method in Quiha sub city, Mekelle, Ethiopia (By Atakilti
G/selassie)
13. Response of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) to single and combined application of mineral
fertilizer, inoculants and compost in the southern Zone of Tigray, Ethiopia (By
Merkeb Woldu)
14. Long-term impact of conservation agriculture- based cropping system on Soil quality,
soil loss, runoff, rainwater user efficieny and productivity of wheat (Triticum
aestivum L.) in Adigumdem, northern Ethiopia (By Alemu Gebremedhin)
15. Effect of blended fertilizer on basic soil physico-chemical property, yield and yield
components of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) & its economic profitability in Ofla
woreda highlands of Southern Tigray, Ethiopia (By Guesh Hailu)
External examiner of 1 Doctoral Thesis from University of Fort Hare (South
Africa). See title below.
1. An integrated approach for the Delineation arable land and its cropping suitability
under variable soil and climatic conditions in Nkonkobe Municipality. Eastern Cape,
South Africa (By Alen Manyevere- PhD candidate in soil science)
6. PROFESSIONAL AND ADIMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (APPONITED)
 Senate member of Aksum University, Ethiopia (since April 2012 till now)
 Senate member of Aksum University, Ethiopia (July 2007- July 2008)
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 Member and secretariat of Discipline Committee of Aksum University (July
2007-July 2008)
 Member of Aksum University Strategic Plan Preparation committee (May
2007-July 2008)
 Chairperson of the taskforce to develop proposal for establishment Institute of
Water Management at Aksum University, Ethiopia (May 2007)
 Member of an ad-hoc committee to develop Research, Extension and
Consultancy Guidelines of Aksum University, Ethiopia (Sep. 2007)
 Member an ad-hoc committee assigned for academic staff recruitment (Nov.
2007)
 Member of the Ad-hoc committee of Mekelle Research Center (Ethiopia)
assigned to select sites for new research centers establishment (June 2003)
6. PROFESSIONAL SERVICES (Journal Reviewer Based on Invitation)
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Journal of Land Degradation and Development (since Oct 2010)
Polish Journal of Environmental Studies (since Sep 2011)
Journal of Scientific Research and Essays (since Jan 2012)
African Journal of Agricultural Research (since March 2012)
Int. Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science (since April 2012)
Soil and Tillage Research (since May 2012)
Catena (since May 2012)
Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management (since July 2012)
Momona Ethiopian Journal of Science (Since August 2013)
Soil Science Society of America Journal (since Nov 2013)
Pedosphere (since Nov 2013)
The Scientific World Journal (since April 2014)
British Journal of Applied Science and Technology (Since August 2014)
7. MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
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Alumni-Network of University of Bonn, Germany (since 2011)
Alumni-Network of Centre for Development research (ZEF), Germany (since 2011)
Soil System Sciences Division of the European Geosciences Union (since 2013)
Agronomy Society of America (temporary)(2004-2006)
8. AWARDS FOR STUDY AND EXPERIENCE SHARING
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Salary Subsidy award by Centrum für internationale Migration und Entwicklung
(CIM), International Migration and Development (CIM), Germany (Jan 2012-Dec
2013 = 24 months)
Germany Exchange Academic Services (DAAD), Germany (Oct 2008 to October
2011) for PhD degree study
Germany Exchange Academic Services (DAAD), Germany (August 2008 to Sep
2011= two motnhs) for Germany Language study
INTSORMIL project supported fund for experience sharing in Uganda National
Agricultural Research (January 2010)
INTSORMIL project supported fund for Scientific visiting in Nebraska UniversityLincoln, USA (Sep. 2005 - Nov. 2005)
INTSORMIL project supported fund traning on soil fertility and nutrient management
in Ghana (West Africa) (April 2005)
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9. RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTEREST
 Integrated watershed management and application of hydrological models
 Application of GIS and models in soil, ecological and ecosystem services studies
 Soil and water management, environmental issues and food security
 Soil quality and land degradation and resilience
 Climate change, impact, adaptation strategies and food security
 Natural resources management and impacts of different interventions
 Testing and evaluation of agronomic practices
 Involving in capacity building in relation to the above issues
10. PUBLICATIONS
10.1. Publications in PEER-REVIEWED Journals
1. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Lulseged Tamene, Paul L.G. Vlek (In press)
Assessing soil properties and landforms in the Mai-Negus catchment, northern
Ethiopia. Pedosphere.
2. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2014) Short-term effects of tillage practices on
soil properties under tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc. Trotter)] crop in northern Ethiopia.
Agricultural Water Management. http//dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2014.10.004
3. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2014) Response of yield and yield
components of Tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter] to tillage, nutrient and weed
management practices in Dura area, northern Ethiopia. International
Scholarly Research Notices, Volume 2014, Article ID 439718, 9 pages;
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/439718.
4. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Lulseged Tamene, Paul L.G. Vlek (2014) Soil
erosion prediction using MMF model in a GIS environment in northern Ethiopia
catchment. Applied and Environmental Soil Science, Volume 2014, Article ID
468751, 15 pages, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/468751.
5. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2014) Estimating soil bulk density and total
nitrogen from catchment attributes in northern Ethiopia. Momona Ethiopian
Journal of Science, 6(1):3-24.
6. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2014) Soil quality assessment strategies for
evaluating soil degradation in northern Ethiopia. Applied and Environmental Soil
Science, Volume 2014, Article ID 646502, 14 pages; DOI: 10.1155/2014/646502.
7. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, P.L.G Vlek. (2014) Assessing sediment
enrichment ratio in Mai-Negus Catchment, northern Ethiopia. Soil and Water
Research, 9 (1): 38-45.
8. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2013) Soil quality indicators response to land use
and soil management systems in northern Ethiopia's catchment. Land Degradation
and Development. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2245.
9. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Lulseged Tamene, Paul L.G. Vlek, Kirubel
Mekonnen. (2013) Assessing farmers’ knowledge of weed species, crop type and soil
management practices in relation to soil quality status in Mai-Negus catchment,
northern Ethiopia. Land degradation and Development. DOI: 10.1002/ldr.2233.
10. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Paul L.G Vlek, Lulseged Tamene (2013).
Application of SWAT model to assess erosion hotspot for sub-catchment
management at Mai-Negus catchment in northern Ethiopia. East Africa Journal of
Science and Technology, 2(2): 97-123.
11. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn and Paul L. G. Vlek (2013) Assessing sedimentnutrient export rate and soil degradation in Mai-Negus Catchment, northern Ethiopia.
ISRN Soil Science, Vol. 2013, Article ID 748561, 10 pages.
Doi:10.1155/2013/748561.
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12. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Lulseged Tamene, P.L.G Vlek (2012) Modeling
soil erosion by water using SWAT in northern Ethiopia. East African Journal of
Science and Technology, 2(1):1- 28
13. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2012) Effect of Tillage and Fertilizer Practices
on Sorghum Production in Abergelle Area, Northern Ethiopia. Momona Ethiopian
Journal of Science, 4(2):52-69.
14. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Paul L. G. Vlek, Lulseged Tamene (2012)
Management strategies for reducing soil degradation through modeling in a GIS
environment in northern Ethiopia catchment. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems,
92: 255-272.
15. Kirubel Mekonen, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2011). Environmental impact
assessment of soil and water conservation measures at Medego watershed in Tigray,
northern Ethiopia. Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology, 5: 312330. http://www.mijst.mju.ac.th/vol5/
16. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Lulseged Tamene, P.L.G Vlek (2011).
Catchment-scale spatial variability of soil properties and implications on site-specific
soil management in northern Ethiopia. Soil and Tillage Research, 117: 124-139.
17. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Lulseged Tamene, P.L.G. Vlek (2011)
Evaluation of soil quality identified by local farmers in Mai-Negus catchment,
northern Ethiopia. Geoderma, 163: 209-218.
18. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Lulseged Tamene, P.L.G. Vlek (2011) A
participatory soil quality assessment in northern Ethiopia’s Mai-Negus catchment.
Catena, 86: 1-13.
19. Tewodros Mesfin, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, C.S. Wortmann, M. Mamo,
Olani Nikus (2010) Skip-row planting and tie-ridging for sorghum production in
semiarid areas of Ethiopia. Agronomy Journal, 102: 745-750.
20. Tewodros Mesfin, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, C.S. Wortmann, Olani Nikus,
M. Mamo (2009) Tie-ridging and fertilizer use for sorghum production in semi-arid
Ethiopia. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 85: 87–94.
21. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Kirubel Mekonen (2009) Estimating soil loss
using universal soil loss equation (USLE) for soil conservation planning at Medego
watershed, northern Ethiopia. Journal of American Science 5: 58-69. Online:
http://www.americanscience.org/journals/am-sci/0501/.
22. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, C. S. Wortmann (2008) Tie-ridge tillage for high
Altitude pulse production in northern Ethiopia. Agronomy Journal, 100: 447-453.
23. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, C.S. Wortmann, M. Mamo, Heluf Gebrekidan,
Amare Belay (2006) Micro-basin tillage for grain sorghum production in semiarid
areas of northern Ethiopia. Agronomy Journal, 98: 124-128.
10.2. Manuscripts under Review
-10.3. Manuscripts on progress
1. Farmers’ Perception on Causes, Indicators and Determinants of Climate Change: A Case
Study of Northern Ethiopia Catchment.
2. Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources and Possible Adaptation Strategies in
northern Ethiopia catchment
3. Effects of Climate Change on Agricultural Production and Possible Coping Strategies
based on Farmers’ View in Northern Ethiopia
4. Determinant Factors of Farmers’ Adaptation Measures for Climate Change related
Problems/effects in the Northen Ethiopia
5. Response of Soil Properties to Different Land Use and Soil Management Practices under
Irrigation Agriculture in Northern Ethiopia catchment
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10.4. Publications in proceedings
1. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Lulseged Tamene, Paul L.G. Vlek (2012) Soil
erosion estimationn using Morgan Morgan Finey model in GIS environment in northern
Ethiopia. In: The Role of Aksum University in Supporting National Development
through Applied Researches, Proceeding of the Workshop held in Aksum University, 2021 Dec 2012, Aksum University, Ethiopia, pp. 11-28.
2. Kirubel Mekonnen, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Kassa Tadele (2012) Analyzing
the combined impact of climate and land use changes on sediment yield and stream flow
in the upper Gilgel Abbay catchment, Ethiopia. In: Tesema Demessei, Michael Mahari
(editors), Proceeding of National Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation for
Prosperity of Ethiopia (NCSTI- 2012). 16th – 18th, May 2012, Institute of Technology,
Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, pp. 179-191. For further:
http://iotbdu.edu.et/Portals/7/Docs/Articles/Proceeding%20for%20Conference%28Bahir%20Dar%20University%29.pdf
10.5. Publication-Abstracts
1. Kirubel Mekonnen, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2012) Impact assessment of soil
and water conservation measures at Medego watershed in Tigray, northern Ethiopia. In:
The Role of Aksum University in Supporting National Development through Applied
Research. Abstract, proceeding of the workshop held in Aksum University, 20-21 Dec.
2012. Aksum University, Ethiopia. pp. 205.
2. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, P.LG. Vlek, Lulseged Tamene (2010) Participatory SQ
Indicators Survey: experience of indigenous community in Mai-Negus catchment,
northern Ethiopia. In: Book of abstracts, Tropentag, ETH Zurich, Switherland. pp. 607.
3. Tewodros Mesfin, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, C.S. Wortmann, O. Nikus, M.
Mamo (2008) Skip row planting and tie ridging to improve sorghum yield in semi-arid
Ethiopia. International Sorghum Conference for Bio-energy. Houston, TX.
4. Tewodros Mesfin, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, C.S. Wortmann, O. Nikus, M.
Mamo (2008) Skip row planting and tie ridging to improve sorghum yield in semi-arid
Ethiopia. Agronomy Abstract, American Society of Agronomy, Houston, TX.
5. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Tewodros Mesfin, C. S. Wortmann, M. Mamo, Amare
Belay (2005). A decision guide for tie-ridging in the semi-arid areas of Ethiopia.
American Society of Agronomy, Abstract, Salt Lake City-UT, USA.
6. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, C. S. Wortmann, M. Mamo, Amare Belay (2004)
Water use efficiency in grain sorghum production in northern Ethiopia as affected by
tillage practices. American Society of Agronomy, Abstract, Washington Seattle.
10.6. Presentation on (Training, Poster, conference, seminar)
1. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2014) Training given to Aksum University Community
on “Policy and Strategy of Ethiopian Government”, 20-30 Sep 2014, Aksum, Ethiopia.
2. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2014) Training given to selected academic staffs of
Aksum University on “Proposal Writing and Grants management”. Training organized
by the Research and Publication Centre, Aksum University, 06-09 June 2014, Aksum,
Ethiopia.
3. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2014) Soil quality indexing for evaluating soil
degradation in Mai-Negus catchment, Northern Ethiopia. Oral presentation presented at
the Conference on Sustainable Land and Watershed Management (SLWM): Experiences
and Lessons, 26-27 May 2014, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
4. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2014) Some Opportunities and Constraints in
Relation to Sustainable Land and Watershed Management in Crop-Livestock Systems:
An Overview of Experiences and Lessons in Ethiopia. Poster presented in: Conference
on Sustainable Land and Watershed Management (SLWM): Experiences and Lessons, 2627 May 2014, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
5. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2013) Some research opportunities and constraints in
relation to improving productivity in cropping-livestock systems in East Africa: An
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overview. Seminar Presented in the First Research Day Celebration at the College of
Agriculture, 07 March 2013, College of Agriculture, Aksum University, Ethiopia.
Kirubel Mekonen, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2012) Impact assessment of soil
and water conservation measures at Medego watershed in Tigray, northern Ethiopia.
Poster presented in The Role of Aksum University in Supporting National Development
through Applied Researches, the 2nd National Workshop, 20-21 Dec 2012, Aksum
University, Ethiopia.
Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2005) Paper presented at the training workshop on
soil and water management organized for experts, development workers and extension
agents of bureau of agriculture and natural Resources and Researchers from Alemata
Research Center. Training Organized by the Tigray Agricultural Research Institute and
INTSORMIL Project on Soil and Water Management practices. 17-19 May, 2005.
Mekelle, Ethiopia.
Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2005) Paper presented at the training workshop on
soil and water management organized for experts, development workers and extension
agents of Bureau of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management and Relief Society
of Tigray (REST). Training Organized by the Tigray Agricultural Research Institute and
REST on Soil and Water Management practices. 5-7 April, 2005. Wukro, Tigray,
Ethiopia.
Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Tewodros Mesfin, C. S. Wortmann, M. Mamo,
Amare Belay (2005) A decision guide for tie-ridging in the semi-Arid areas of Ethiopia.
Poster Presented at American Society of Agronomy. Salt Lake City-UT, USA. Nov. 6-10,
2005.
Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, C. S. Wortmann, M. Mamo, Amare Belay (2004)
Water use efficiency in grain sorghum production in northern Ethiopia as affected by
tillage practices. Poster Presented at American Society of Agronomy. Washington
Seattle, Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2004.
Worku B., M .Tewodros, G. Zenbaba, M. Neway, T. Paulos, M. Jibril, Gebreyesus
Brhane Tesfahunegn, A. Belay, M. Mamo and C.Wortmann (2002) Farmers assessment
of tillage systems as Soil and Water Management in Sorghum Producing Areas of
Ethiopia. Presented at the INTSORMIL PI Conference, Nov. 17-23, 2002. Addis Ababa,
Ethiopia.
10.7. Un published Annual Research Reports
1. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Kirubel Mekonen, Abadi Tekile, Misigina Asemelash
(2014) Farmers’ perception and adaptation strategy on climate change and its
impact in northern Ethiopia, Aksum University, Ethiopia.
2. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2013). Effect of Tillage, Nutrient and Weed
Management Practices on Tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc. Trotter) Crop Production in
Laelay-Maichew Area, Northern Ethiopia. Report Submitted to Research and
Publication Center, Aksum University, Oct 2013, Aksum, Ethiopia.
3. Kirubel Mekonen, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2008) Technical and socioeconomical impact assessment of soil and water conservation measures at Medego
watershed in Tigray, northern Ethiopia. Aksum University, Ethiopia.
4. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2007) Effect of tie-ridging on soil water and yield of
highland pulses at Atsbi area, northern Ethiopia. Mekelle Agricultural Research Center,
Mekelle, Ethiopia.
5. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2006) On-farm evaluation of tillage as soil and water
Conservation practice on sorghum productivity under erratic rainfall conditions of
Abergelle area in Tigray, northern Ethiopia. Mekelle Agricultural Research Center,
Mekelle, Ethiopia.
6. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2006) Tillage, soil fertility and variety study for
semi-arid sorghum production of northern Ethiopia. Mekelle Agricultural Research
Center, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
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7. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2005) Effect of time of urea fertilizer and tied
ridging application on yield of maize under moisture stress condition at Tahtay-Adiabo
Woreda, Tigray Regional State, northern Ethiopia. Mekelle Agricultural Research Center,
Mekelle, Ethiopia.
8. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2005) Assessment of Some Improved Farm
Implements for Better Soil Moisture Management on Small-Scale Farmers at Abergelle
Area, Tigray Regional state, Ethiopia. Dec. 2005. Mekelle Agricultural Research Center,
Mekelle, Ethiopia.
10.8. Unpublished Progress Report
1. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn, Girmay Gebru, Degol Fissihaye, Fissiha Hadigu,
Kinfe Mezgebe, Bereket H/silassie (2007) Progress Report for the period August 2006March 2007. Tigray Agricultural Research Institute, Mekelle Agricultural Research
Center, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
2. Hagos Taddesse, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2006) Progress report for the period
April 2003-March 2006. Tigray Agricultural Research Institute, Humera Agricultural
Research Center. Humera, Ethiopia.
3. Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2004). Visit of the Tigray Regional State
Government Officials and Technical Personnel to East and West Hararge Zones of the
Oromiya's Regional State for Experience Sharing on Current Agricultural Development
Endeavors at Watershed Level. September 28-30, 2004. Mekelle Agricultural Research
Center, Mekelle, Ethiopia.
10.9. Book Series
Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2011) Soil erosion modeling and soil quality
evaluation for catchment management strategies in northern Ethiopia. Ecology and
Development Series No. 83, 2011, Center for Development Research, University of
Bonn, Germany, ISBN 978-3-940124-35-7
10.10. Monograph
Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn (2010) Tied ridging as insitu rainwater harvesting
method for improving sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L..) yield at Abergelle area, Tigray
Regional State, Northern Ethiopia. LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Saarbrücken,
Germany, ISBN: 978-3-8433-5838-5.
10. 11. On-going Project
1. A Community-based adaptation approach for enhancing climate change resilience to
climate change impacts on agricultural production in northern Ethiopia (By Kirubel
Mekonen, Abadi Tekile, Misigina Asemelash, Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn)
11. Communication
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Confident in addressing different audiences
Experienced and work closely with colleagues, diverse range of students and senior
management
Several articles published (See above)
Timely reporting
Skilled Interviewer in research and external examiner of graduate students
12. REFEREES
1. Prof. Dr. Paul. L.G. Vlek
Centre for Development Research, University of Bonn
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Walter-Flex-Str. 3, D53113 Bonn, Germany
Tel.: +49 (0) 228 73-1866
Fax: +49 (0)228 735097
E-mail: [email protected]
2. Lulseged Tamene (PhD)
International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Chitedze Research Station, P.O. Box 158,
Lilongwe, Malawi
Tel.:++ 265 1707 278
E-mail: [email protected]
OR: [email protected]
3. Dr. Tigist Merha
Assistant Professor
Aksum University, Ethiopia
Tel: +251 (0)911 575043
Email: [email protected]
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