The Team

The project team is comprised of a number of individuals from the partner institutions.


Claudio Zucca, Soil Conservation and Land Management
Fekremariam Asargew Mihretie, National Project Coordination
Bezaiet Dessalegn, Gender
Stefan Strohmeier, Watershed modelling
Yigezu Yigezu Atnafe, Agricultural Economy
Aynalem Haile, Small Ruminants, Breeding and Genetics
Seid Kemal, Plant Pathology


Prof. DI Dr. Andreas Klik, Soil Erosion Specialist


Birru Yitaferu, Director General, ARARI
Tilaye Teklewold Deneke, project focal point at ARARI
Tsedalu Jemberu, GARC Director
Muuz GebreTzadik, Project focal point at GARC

The field research is implemented thanks to the active involvement of the researchers of GARC