Alemu Yami

Alemu Yami is currently animal feeds and livestock officer at FAO- Ethiopia.  He obtained his PhD in Animal Nutrition and Physiology from the University of Goettingen, Germany (1987). He has more than 30 years of research, teaching and development experience in various national and international research and development institutions. He was visiting scholar at various universities in Germany and the USA. He served as associate professor of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, head of the Department of Animal Sciences, Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and member of the University Senate at the Alemaya University. He has helped initiate a number of graduate studies programs through collaboration with other partners. He was also senior researcher and national coordinator of the Aviary research program at the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR).  Dr. Alemu served as Vice President and Secretary of the Ethiopian Society of Animal Production (ESAP); Associate Editor of the Ethiopian Journal of Animal Production (EJAP). He has received many awards, fellowships and certificates of recognition for meritorious services to animal science. He has published extensively in international and national peer-reviewed journals and proceedings; authored or co-authored several books, book chapters, manuals, technical bulletins and extension materials.

Amha Kebede

Amha Kebede is Program Director at the African Society of Laboratory Medicine (ASLM). He has a PhD in Biomedical Science from Addis Ababa University and Leiden University, the Netherlands. He has worked at the Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) for over 25 years as a full-time researcher. He was also the Director General for Research and […]

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Amare Gessesse

Amare Gessesse is an Associate Professor of microbial biotechnology at Addis Ababa University. He played a leading role in the establishment of the first biotechnology graduate training program at AAU that later evolved into the current Institute of Biotechnology. He also worked with other universities in Ethiopia contributing to the development of biotechnology training and research […]

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Alula Pankhurst

Alula Pankhurst is Ethiopia Country Director of Young Lives, a research project under the auspices of Oxford University. He was Associate Professor at Addis Ababa University, where he also served as Department Chairperson. He is member of a number of learned societies, and received several research awards, notably the ‘Research in Developing Countries Award’ Justus-Liebig University, […]

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