Getachew Animut was an Associate Professor of Animal Nutrition and a former staff of Haramaya University, where he has also served as Registrar of Continuing Education Program. He has a PhD in Animal Nutrition from Oklahoma State University, USA. Currently, he is Senior Technical Expert of Livestock Production in the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency. He is a recipient of post-doctoral fellowship at Langston University, USA. He is a member of the American Society of Animal Sciences, the Honorary Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and the Ethiopian Society of Animal Production. He has several publications in peer-reviewed journals.