Instructor name: - Abera Guluma

College: - Agriculture and natural Resource

Department: - Agribusiness and Value chain management

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Instructor biography

Mr Abera Guluma Kabo is lecturer at Wolkite University in College of Agriculture and Natural Resource, department of Agribusiness and Value chain Management. He was born on August 19, 1988 in Adea Berga District Enchine town, West Shoa Zone of Oromia National Regional State, Ethiopia. He attended his elementary education in Enchine primary school and secondary education in Mugher Cement Enterprise Community High school. He joined Jimma University College of Agriculture and veterinary Medicine in 2007 and obtained his Bachelor Degree in Agricultural Economics in 2009 and MSc degree in Agribusiness and value chain management October, 2015. He employed October 11, 2009 in Jimma zone and served Agricultural Development office as Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation expert and process owner with BSc and after completing his MSc, he served as lecturer in Debre Markos University Bure campus and now working at Wolkite University.

Research interest

No

Research area

Description

1

Value chain analysis

Value chain development, gender analysis and related

2.

Marketing

Agricultural marketing, marketing linkage and analysis

3.

Agro-enterprises analysis

Development project plan development and analysis

 Name: Bizualem Assefa Gashaw 

College: Agriculture and Natural Resource
Department: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

Academic Rank: Lecturer

         Position: Head, Department

         Tel.: +251913450890

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Field of Specialization: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management
Research Interest: Agricultural Value Chain, Gender and cooperative in Value Chain, Agricultural marketing,

Economics

Biography

 The instructor was graduated from Jimma University with B.Sc degree in Agricultural Economics on June 10, 2010. Soon after the graduation, he was employed in Samara University on September 20, 2010 and served it until March 14, 2013. He then went back to Jimma University again for his M.Sc program and graduated with M.Sc degree in Agribusiness and Value Chain Management (ABVM) on June 25, 2015. Since then he went back to Samara University and served it as a lecturer and head of the department of Agribusiness and Value Chain Management (ABVM) until August 6, 2016. Since August 7, 2016 up to now he has been serving Wolkite University as a lecturer; and as a head of the department of Agribusiness and Value Chain Management since November 15, 2016. He has in general more than seven years of work experience in the higher academic institutions of which exposures in academic activities, researches, community services, creating partnerships, and academic leadership are part and parcel of it. He has experiences in research undertakings and community services; and has been conducting researches of which he published around four articles. He also presented different research works on both national and international conferences of which some of them are available online. He has also done few seminars and make available online for the reader. He authored and makes available two academic modules.He is a member in different professional associations (EEA, ESRDAE, and ECSS).

He has also delivered training on pre- and post-harvest management of horticultural crops for Development Agents (DAs); coordinated and delivered training on Career and Entrepreneurship Development for graduating students. Beside his regular academic knowledge, he also took number of short term trainings on value chain development, entrepreneurship and value chain management in and outside the country (The Netherlands). Hehas also adequate experience and usage of statistical software packages (like SPSS, STATA,GretlEpiData,etc.), and knowledge of statistical and econometric analysis of any problem under his field of specialization. Again, beyond the academic knowledge, hehas accumulated leadership and management capabilities. He has been serving the University responsibly, effectively, impartially, transparently, kindly, honestly, and patiently throughout the year there by one of his former University testified him as the best Academic Leader of the year 2008 E.C. As part of Samara University, he was a project member of the Netherlands NUFFIC project (NICHE/ETH/019) for last five years since 2011. In his future career, he would like to engage in works related with innovative business developments working for the poor and the disadvantaged groups, agribusiness and value chain approached development projects, and conducting researches.

 Article/Journal/Book/Chapter Publications

  1. EfaGobena Tura and Bizualem Assefa (2017). Sources of Income Inequality among Farm Households in Ethiopia; Using Gini Coefficient Approach. American Based Research Journal. Vol-6-Issue-8 Aug-2017 ISSN (2304-7151). http://www.abrj.org/publications-of-abrj/2017-08/. Published.
  1. Bizualem Assefa,DegyeGoshu and ZekariasShumeta (2015). Determinants of Coffee Value Addition by Smallholder Farmers in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia. International Scholars Journals (ISJ-15-2026). Accepted.
  1. Bizualem Assefa (2016). A Review on the Potential of Value Chain for Rural Economic Development in Ethiopia. International Journal of Current Science (IJCS); ISSN 2250-1770.INT J CURR SCI 2016, 19(3): E 39-52. Published.
  1. Bizualem Assefa, DegyeGoshu and ZekariasShumeta (2015). Analysis of marketed surplus of coffee by smallholder farmers in Jimma zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare. www.iiste.org, ISSN 2224-3208 (Paper) ISSN 2225-093X (Online), Vol.5, No.5, 2015. Published

Seminar

     Bizualem Assefa,GashawGuben, and MetagesBelete (2013). Driving Forces of Yield Differences in Small Scale Food Crop Farming System in Ethiopia.https://www.scribd.com/document/150700479/Agribusiness-Organization-and-Management-Seminar.Online available.

Presentations

  1. Bizualem Assefa (2015). Coffee Value Addition in Limmu-Kossa and Gomma Districts of Jimma Zone, Ethiopia.  http://www.q-point-bv.nl/seminar-value-chain-management-2-en-3-december-2015/?lang=en.Online Published
  1. Bizualem Assefa (2017). Household Level Gender Roles and Empowerment in a Coffee Value Chain in Gomma and Limmu Kossa Districts of Jimma Zone, Ethiopia.  Presented on inaugural conference of Ethiopian coffee science society (ECSS), April 2017, Jimma, Ethiopia. Abstract published.
  1. Bizualem Assefa (2017). Value Chain Analysis of Coffee in Jimma Zone of Oromia Region, Ethiopia. Presented on inaugural conference of Ethiopian coffee science society (ECSS), April 2017, Jimma, Ethiopia. Abstract published.

 Module Writing

  1. Co-authored an instructional module on ‘Agricultural Project Planning & Analysis in Pastoral and Agro-Pastoral context’, 2016.
  2. Authored a  course module of ENTREPRENEURSHIP in Wolkite University, 2017

Unpublished Research Works

  1. Value Chain Analysis of Tomato in Assayita and Dubti Districts of Afar Region, Ethiopia
  2. Value Chain Analysis of Teff in Abeshge and Cheha Districts of Gurage Zone, Ethiopia
  3. Analysing factors affecting the adoption inorganic fertilizer for crop production in Gomma district, Jimma Zone, Ethiopia.

 Community Service Delivered

  1. Delivered training on pre- and post-harvest management of horticultural crops for Development Agents (DAs) of Afar Regional state, Ethiopia, 2012.
  2. Deliveredtraining on career and entrepreneurship development for graduating students of Samara University, 2016.
  3. Delivered training on career and entrepreneurship development for graduating students of Wolkite University, 2017.

 On-going Research work

  1. The Role of Agricultural Cooperatives on the Livelihood of Farm Householdsin Gurage Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia
  2. Value Chain Analysis of Potato in Gurage Zone, Ethiopia

Name: Dires Mamo
College: Agriculture and Natural Resource
Department: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

Academic Rank: Lecturer
Tel.: +251913092549

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        Field of Specialization: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

     Biography

 Research Interest:  Value Chain, marketing, and Economics

 On-going Community Service

  1. Community service on training of development agents on ‘the provision of value chain oriented extension service’ in Gurage zone, Ethiopia.
  2. Name: Dubale Abate

    Position: Lecturer in the Department of Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

    College/Institute: Wolkite University College of Agriculture and Natural Resource

    Department/Team: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management (ABVM)

    Field Of Specialization: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

    Research Interest: Value Chain Analysis, Market Chain, Entrepreneurship and cooperative Development related researches, Economics particularly agricultural economics researches , supply chain-analysis 

    Contact Address

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    Mobile: +251914451427

    P.O.Box: 07

    Name: Edilu Ashu

    Position: Lecturer

    College/Institute: Agriculture and Natural Resource

    Department: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

    Field of Specialization: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

    Research Interest: Value Chain

    Contact Address

    P.O.Box: 07

      Instructor name: - Henok Tesfaye

    College: - Agriculture and Natural Resource

    Department: - Agribusiness and Value chain management

    Address:- Wolkite, Shewa, Ethiopia

    Cell phone number: - +251924498967

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                  Instructor biography

            Research interest

    No

    Research area

    1

    Value chain development

    2

    Food security

    3

    Impact of climate change and variability

    Ongoing research/ community/ project

    No

    Ongoing research/ community/ project name

    Detail explanation

    Working area and date of completion

    Remark

    1

    Value chain analysis of enset

     

    Cheha woreda

     

     Instructor Name: - Meded Awel Mehammeda

    College: - Agriculture and Natural Resource

    Department: - Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

    Address: -       Cell phone number: - +251931991275

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             Instructor’s biography

    Mr. Meded Awel Mehammed is instructor at Wolkite University college of Agriculture and Natural Resource department of Agribusiness and Value Chain Management. He was born onJuly 15, 1982 in Omo Nada Woreda, Jimma Zone of Oromia. He attended elementary and junior secondary school at Nada Village and his high school education at Wolisso Dejazmach Geresu Dhuki Comprehensive Secondary School. After successfully completing the Ethiopian School Leaving Certificate Examination in 1998 and; he joined the former Nedjo Agricultural Training Center in 2001and obtained Certificate in general Agriculture, diploma in general Agriculture from Harar Menschun fur Menschun Agricultural Training in 2004, B.Sc degree in Agricultural Extension from Hawassa University 2011 and M.Sc degree in Agribusiness and Value Chain Management from Jimma University in October 2016.

    He was employed first as Development Agent in a rural kebele of Omo Nada Woreda in 2002/03 for one year with his certificate, served in Omo Nada woreda cooperative organizing and promotion office as an organizer experts for four years with his diploma and served in Omo Nada woreda agricultural extension team leader and office head for three years with his BSc degree and after completing his MSc he was served in Omo Nada woreda Office of Irrigation Authority as office head and now he is working in Wolkite University College of Agriculture and Natural Resource, Department of Agribusiness and Value Chain Management.

    Research Interest

    S/No

    Research area

    Description

    1

    Value chain related

    Agricultural commodity related value chain

    2

    Market chain analysis

    Agricultural market chain and channels analysis

    3

    Cooperatives

    Role of cooperatives in development endeavor

    Instructor name: - Metadel Demissie

    College: - Agriculture and natural Resource

    Department: - Agribusiness and Value chain management

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    Cell phone number: - +251938845465

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    Instructor biography

    Miss Metadel Demissie was born on 21/07/1987 EC in South Gonder Alefa District and attended her primary education Saba auz from 2003-2004and secondary education at Shahura preparatory school from 2005- 2006. Then after, she joined Debre Markos University to pursue her higher education from 2007-2009 and obtained her BSc degree in Agribusiness and Value Chain Management and now working at Wolkite University.

    Instructor name: - Metadel kassaw

    College: - Agriculture and natural Resource

    Department: - Agribusiness and Value chain management

    Address:-

                            Cell phone number: - +251-9-31-70-54-20

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                            Instructor biography

    I am Metadel kassaw from wolkitie university work as graduate assistance in department of ABVM. I was born in 1987 E.C in Amhara region south Gondar zone in Mekane eyesus town. At the time my age is enough for learning I have been started my elementary school in 1994 E.C in licha elementary school and completed in 2001 E.C. After completed my elementary school I have been studied my secondary and preparatory school from (2002-2005 E.C) in Mekane Eyesus secondary and preparatory school. After completed my secondary and preparatory school I have been joined into higher education at Debre Markos University and studied my bachelor of science degree for three consecutive years from(2006-2008) in department of ABVM. After completed my bachelor of science degree I have been started a job in Agarfa ATVET collage in 2009 E.C and worked for one year. Currently I am working in Wolkitie University.

     Name: Tibebu Legese

    Position: Lecturer

    College/Institute: College of Agriculture and Natural Resource

    Department: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

      Field of Specialization: Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

      Research Interest: Value Chain Analysis, Market Chain

     List of Publication List

    Contact Address

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    Mobile: +251924650280

    P.O.Box: 07

    Instructor name: - Yonnas Addis

    College: - Agriculture and Natural Resource

    Department: - Agribusiness and Value Chain Management

                       Address:-Wolkite, Shewa, Ethiopia

                      Cell phone number: - +251929957521

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     Research interest

    No

    Research area

     

     

    Value chain analysis and development of different agricultural commodities

     

     

    On commercialization of different agricultural commodities 

     

     

    Efficiency of  business organization

     

    Ongoing research/ community/ project

    No

    Ongoing research/ community/ project name

    Detail explanation

    Working area and date of completion

    Remark

     

    Value chain analysis on wheat

     

    In Dembecha woreda, west Gojjam Ethiopia , June,2017

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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