Senior Scientist-Agricultural Economist and Research Coordinator, LIVES
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Berhanu is an a Senior Scientis-Agricultural Economist with the livestock and Irrigation Value Chains for Ethiopian Smallholders (LIVES) project. He holds a BSc in Agricultural Economics (Addis Ababa University), and MA in Economics and PhD in Agricultural Economics (both from Michigan State University). He has over 20 years of teaching experience in several universities in Ethiopia at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Courses taught include: microeconomics, mathematical economics, econometrics, agricultural production economics, and environmental and natural resource economics. He also has over 25 years of research experience in sustainable economic development of agriculture. He joined ILRI in 1998 as a postdoctoral scientist. Prior to joining ILRI, Berhanu worked at Michigan State University as a graduate research assistant (1995-98) and visiting scholar (January to October 1998). AREAS OF EXPERTISE :: Commercial transformation of smallholders :: Institutional and policy analysis of sustainable economic development of agriculture :: Econometrics :: Natural and environmental resource economics.