"Due to high population growth, landholding becomes smaller & smaller, due to high deforestation and climate changes the productivity of the land is becoming very low, which makings rural livelihood so difficult for the youth and the…"
"I am an African community development specialist with good grass root experience working with poor rural community in both Ethiopia & Uganda. In both Ethiopia & Uganda women have the main responsibility of looking after the family, who shape…"
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About my work:
I am a Cooperative and Community based Economic Development specialist, with Bsc degree in Agriculture and a lot of special on job trainings focusing on Community based leadership & Economic Development and Poverty alleviation systems and strategies from different development institutions and Colleges in Ethiopia and abroad, and I have been working with such career for over 14 years. I had served at District, regional, national and international context. Out of which I had served as project manager, Agricultural extension team leader, Cooperatives Development Project Coordinator and Consultant such as savings-led micro-finance activities, predominately with Coordination, promotion, training and mentoring of savings and credit cooperatives (SACCOs) in both Ethiopia and Uganda.
I have trained 215 SACCO senior Cooperative promoters, Ethiopia wide, as a senior trainer of ACDI/VOCA Ethiopia and the Federal Cooperative agency, resulting in the establishment of 539 SACCOs or Credit unions in all over Ethiopia.
Currently, I am doing my Masters degree in Cooperative Marketing at Mekelle University, Ethiopia. I have accomplished the course work with very good cumulative GPA (3.86) and I have started my thesis research work (only 6 credit hours) expected to finish within the coming six month; to be graduate on July 2010
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