I. Bio Data
1. Full Name Dejene Aredo Meskele
2. Date of Birth May 5, 1947
3. Place of Birth Ethiopia
4. Nationality Ethiopian
5. Marital Status Married
6. Number of Children One son and three daughters
7. Position Associate Professor of Economics, A.A. University
8. Present Address Private P. O. Box 150008
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Tel.: 251-011-6185185 (Res)
Private P.O. BOX 150008, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
II. Academic Qualifications
1. Ph.D. in Development Economics, University of Strathclyde, United
2. M.Sc, in Economic Development and Planning, Addis Ababa University,
3. BSc in Economics Addis Ababa University, 1978.
4. Diploma in Statistics from the British Tutorial College, Nairobi, 1972.
III. Distinguished Academic Award:
1. Fulbright Senior Research Scholar at the Department of Agricultural
Economics, Michigan State University, USA, in 1995 and 1996. During this
period I was engaged in an in-depth study of Institutional Economics, write-
up of a research monograph, public lectures at prestigious universities in
USA, and served as a resource person at seminars organized for Ph.D.
students writing dissertation on African economies.
I V. A Summary of Publications
A. Books …………………………………...…. 3
B. Journal articles ……………………………. 13
C. Chapters-in-book …………………….…… 7
D. Proceedings ……………………………… 32
E. Working papers and Bulletin Articles ......... 11
F. Unpublished professional reports ………… 33
Total ……………………. 99
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V. Number of Conferences, Workshops, and Seminars attended:
A. Outside Ethiopia …………….. 62
B. Inside Ethiopia ……………. 65
Total ………………… 127
VI. Areas of Specialization
I have been teaching Agricultural Economics at Addis Ababa University for over
two decades. My area of specialization is agricultural and institutional policy
analysis with particular reference to regional economic analysis, rural labor use,
property rights in land, resource management, technology policy, civil society
organizations, pastoral economies, gender and development, informal finance, and
indigenous knowledge systems. I am also interested in the global and regional
dimension of Africa’s development including trade and regional integration. In
general, I am interested in issues of sustainable agricultural and rural development
with emphasis on the linkages among policies, institutions and development.
VII. Professional Experience
1. Particular Courses Taught and Supervision of Theses at Addis Ababa
A. Graduate Programme:
a. Teaching Microeconomic Policy
b. Supervised more than 25 M.A. theses at the Department of Economics,
c. M.A. theses Examiner: Department of Geography, Social Administration
and Anthropology, DTRC of IDR.
d. Rural Development and Land Use at the Regional and Local
Development Studies (and M.A. thesis supervision).
B. Undergraduate Programme:
a. Agricultural Economics
b. Price Theory and Resource Allocation
c. Seminar on the Ethiopian Economy
d. The Ethiopian Economy (in the past)
e. Survey of African Economies (in the past)
f. Political Economy (in the past)
2. Particular Course Taught at the Graduate Level Outside Ethiopia:
Agricultural Economics, within the collaborative Graduate (MA) Programme
in Economics, sponsored by African Economic Research Consortium
(AERC), JFE, Nairobi, Kenya, and summer 1993, 2001, and 2003.
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3. Professional Service Abroad
A. Teaching Agricultural Economics at the graduate program of
African Economic Research consortium, Nairobi
B. Member of the editorial board, African Review of Money,
Finance and Banking.
C. External Examiner a Ph.D. Dissertation, Norwegian University of
Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, October 2003.
D. Michigan State University, African Studies Center, USA:
Delivered public lectures, 1996
E. University of California, Berckley: Invited resource person at a
PhD Dissertation Proposal Workshop, 1996
F. University of Wisconsin, USA: Invited resource person at a PhD
Dissertation Proposal Workshop, 1996
G. Western Michigan University, USA: Delivered a public lecture,
H. Haverford College, USA: Delivered a series of lectures, 1995
I. University of Dortmund, Germany: Held a seminar for faculty,
J. National University Lesotho: Delivered a public lecture, 1987
K. Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands, Visiting
L. Council for the Development of Economic and Social Research
in Africa (CODESRIA): Acted as a resource person, at the Gender
Institute of CODESRIA, Dakar, Senegal, in the summer of 1999.
M. African Economic Research Consortium: Served as a lecturer at
the Graduate Program, researcher, and resource person.
4. Teaching and research at Addis Ababa University, Department of
Economics, since 1978. Also, Associate Researcher at Institute of
Development research, AAU.
5. Research Work at the Institute of Development Research (IDR), Addis
Ababa University, 1983-1995.
6. Membership in Committees and Activities within Addis Ababa University:
A. Editor, Ethiopian Development Forum, IDR, AAU
B. The Steering Committee, Regional and Local Development Studies,
A.A. University (until recently).
C. Departmental Graduate Committee, Department of Economics
D. Reviewed a post-graduate program for IDR, AAU.
E. Reviewed conference papers for IES, AAU.
F. External examiner of M.A. theses in College of Social Sciences, AAU
G. Steering Committee members, IIPE Project, & International Water
Management Institute, Regional Office, Addis Ababa.
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7. Civil Society Leadership and Committee Membership Outside AAU
A. National Coordinator, Ethiopian Technology Policy Studies
Association, since August 2002.
B. President, Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia (October 1997 to
C. Liaison officer of the Ethiopia Chapter, Organization of Social Science
Research in Eastern Africa (OSSREA), July 1999 to June 2003
D. Board Chairman, Ilubabor Development Association (a local NGO)
E. Founding member, Society for the Promotion of Self-help
Organizations in Ethiopia
F. Member, Ad-hoc Action Group for the Establishment of a Specialized
Financial and Promotional Institution for Ethiopia (1995).
G. Participated, in Consultative Committee for AERC’s Collaborative
Ph.D. Program, Nairobi (2002-2003).
H. Member, Scholarship Committee, Winrock International, Addis Ababa
I. Resource person at OSSREA’s Training Institute (November 2000).
J. Resource person on CERTWID’s training on gender oriented research,
January 2001, IDR, A.A. University.
K. Resource person at videoconference on world trade agricultural
commodities, sponsored by World Bank, Civil Service College, January
L. Resource persons at the workshop on the Assessment of Ethiopia’s
Poverty Reduction Strategy Program, Organized by OSSREA, October
8. Participated in training on Women in Development (WID) at the Institute
of Development Research, AAU.
9. Attended Seminar on US History and Culture, Michigan State University,
East Lansing, September 11-17, 1994.
10. Delivered a series of lectures at seminars organized by Ministry of
Agriculture for planners and experts working in regional agricultural bureau
(Sponsored by FAO) (1995).
11. Served as a member of a jury set up by ACORD and Radio Fana to select
outstanding iddirs for awards.
12. Participated in a round-table discussion on iddir, organized by ACORD
and broadcast by Radio Fana. Participated in subsequent radio interviews on
13. Radio interviews at different times (on the brain drain, self-help,
organizations conflict prevention, etc.)
14. Widely published in local papers concerning research findings on issues of
15. Attended a seminar on the design of strategic plans and policy advocacy
work, sponsored by ATPS, July 14-21, 2000, Nairobi.
16. Acted as an invited panelist on various topics, including gender and
development, rural employment, and the role of iddir in poverty alleviation.
17. Acted as a resource persons in various workshops (e.g. Assessment of Ethiopians Poverty
Reduction Strategy Program, Oct. 3, 2005, Organized by OSSREA)
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18. Conferences and Workshops Co-ordination:
A. Workshop on Post-harvest Technology (with Tenassie Nichola),
Institute of Development Research, AAU, 1988
B. Workshop on the Linkages between agriculture and Industry,
Institute of Development Research, AAU, 1994
C. Fourth Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy: Transforming
Agriculture, Organized by the Department of Economics, AAU, and
Ethiopian Economic Association, 26-29 November, 1994
D. Organized a Round-Table Discussion on Micro-finance in Rural
Ethiopia, June 1998
E. Ninth Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy: Institutions,
Resources, and Development, Organized by the Department of
Economics, AAU, and Ethiopian Economic Association, to be held
from 8 to 9 October, 1999.
F. Fourth Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of
Ethiopia, November 24-25, 1999
G. Workshop on Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Ethiopia Sponsored
by the OSSREA Chapter of Ethiopia, March 4 2000.
H. National Workshop on the Promotion of Good Governance and
Wider Civil Society Participation in Eastern and Southern Africa
(October 21, 2000), Sponsored by the Ethiopia Chapter of OSSREA.
I. Organized a Workshop on Conflict Prevention and Resolution in the
Horn of Africa, Sponsored by the Ethiopia Chapter of OSSREA, 2001.
J. Organised two workshops on the design of the strategic plan for the
Ethiopia Chapter of African Technology Policy Studies Network,
October 4th 2000 and August 11, 2001.
K. Organized Third National Workshop of the Ethiopia Chapter of
OSSREA, May 2002. (Theme: Education and Training Policy)
L. Organized the fourth National workshop of the Ethiopia Chapter of
OSSREA (Theme: Language, Culture, and Development), June
M. Organized a symposium to Commemorate the Africa Science Revival
Day and acted as a Panelist (Theme: Globalization and ICT:
Implications for Ethiopian), June 26, 2003.
N. Organized an International Conference on Science Technology, Water
and Environment, held at ILRI, Addis Ababa, from 29 November to 3
December 2004. Sponsored by African Technology Policy Studies
network, in collaboration with Ethiopian International Institute for
Peace and Development
19. Fund Raising Activities
Have secured numerous research grants for research projects and raised funds
for organizing workshops and conferences and for publishing proceedings.
Wide experience in writing proposals for research and the promotion of
VIII. Membership in International and National Associations
1. International Association for the Study of Common Property (IASCP)
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2. Association of African Agricultural Economists (founding member)
3. Organization of Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa
4. Ethiopian Economic Association
5. Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia (a founding member)
IX. Membership in Research and Internet-based Information Exchange Networks
1. Poverty and Economic Policy Network (PEP)
2. Research Network of African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
3. Member of Alumni of Winrock International for Agricultural Development
4. Faculty of Salzburg Seminar, Austria
5. African Technology Policy Studies Network
6. CODERIA’s research networks
7. Land Coalition (internet-based)
X. Research Fellowship, Awards, and Grants From:
1. Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development (twice)
2. Organization of Social Science Research in Eastern Africa (thrice), including
the Senior Scholar Research Grant)
3. Social Science Research Council and American Council of Learned Societies
(New York - Based)
4. African Economic Research Consortium (AERC)
5. Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa
(CODESRIA) (several times).
6. International Development Research Center (Canada)
7. Consortium of international financial institutions and governments (in 2004).
8. Rockefeller Foundation (Residency at Bellagio Center)
9. African Technology Policy Studies Network
10. Social Science Research Council (Global Security Program).
11. Macroeconomic Policy Challenges of Low Income Countries, Sponsored by the
World Bank, IMF, and the Government of Netherlands, executed by GDN.
12. Risk Management and Insurance Mechanisms in Rural Ethiopia in collaboration
with Giordano Dell’ Amore Foundation and the University of Bergamo (Italy)
13. Poverty and Economic Policy network (PEP), University of laval in 2006
XI. Visiting Fellowships and visiting scholar at:
1. University of Dortmund, Germany, summer 1990.
2. Norwegian University of Science and Technology, University Trondheim, 1993
3. Michigan State University, USA, From 1995 to 1996.
4. Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands.
5. Rockefeller Foundation (Residency at Bellagio Centre, Italy, (February-March
6. University of Oxford, October 2003
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XII. Publications and Research Monographs
A. Regional Economic Analysis and Resource Use
1. Dejene Aredo “The Regional Dimension of Agricultural Planning and Policies in
Ethiopia”, Ethiopian Journal of Development Research Vol. 18 No. 2,
pages 31-78, 1996.
2. Dejene Aredo. Cropping Patterns in Ethiopia: Temporal and Spatial Variations,
RLDS Working Paper No. 2, AAU, 1999.
3. Dejene Aredo. “Ethiopian Agriculture: A Review of Some Economic and Spatial
Characteristics” in Regional Planning and Development in Ethiopia. Vol.
II eds., Teshome Mulat et al. Addis Ababa IDR and IREUS, 1988.
4. Dejene Aredo. The Time-Space Dimension of the Villagization Programme in
Ethiopia (Working Paper Series No. 8 Fachgebiet Geographische
Grundlagen der Raumplanung, Universitat Dortmund, August, 1990).
5. Dejene Aredo. “Some Aspects of Agrarian Population and Land Use in
Ethiopia.” Proceedings of the Third Annual Seminar of the Department of
History AAU, 1986.
6. Dejene Aredo. “Population Densities, Cultivation Systems, and Intensification in
Pre-industrial Agriculture: A Review of the literature and Illustrations
from Ethiopia. In Mulat Demeke et al Sustainable Intensification of
Agriculture in Ethiopia, Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia, pp
7. Dejene Aredo. Environment and Cropping Patterns in the IGADD Sub-Region
with Particular Reference to Ethiopia. Paper Presented at the Workshop
on Regional Cooperation and Trade in the Greater Horn of Africa Held at
KCB Training Center, Nairobi, February 18-19, 1997.
8. Dejene Aredo, and Alemu Mekonnen, eds., Institutions, Resources and
Development in Ethiopia, Alemu Mekonnen Proceedings of the 9th Annual
Conference of the Ethiopian Economy, EEA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,
9. Dejene Aredo and Yilma Seleshi. “Causes and Variability of the Ethiopian
Agriculture: Modeling the Relative Importance of Environmental Factors,
External Shocks and State Policy 1980 – 1997”. In Bekure Wolde
Semayat, ed., Environmental Management and Local Development in the
Horn and East Africa, RLDs, AAU, 2000.
10. Dejene Aredo. “Agricultural Growth, Population and Environmental Nexus:
Highlight of the Debate,” Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference on
the Ethiopian Economy, 2001.
11. Dejene Aredo “Interethnic Conflict over Resources in Pastoral Areas: The Case
of the Borana Oromos and Somali Clans in South-eastern: Ethiopia,” The
Journal of Theoretical Perspectives; A Journal of Social Sciences and
Arts, Daka, Bangladesh, Vol. 11, 2004
12. Dejene Aredo. Fuzzy Access Rights in Pastoral Economies: Case Studies from
Southern Ethiopian. Paper presented at the tenth biennial conference of
International Association for the Study of Common Property, Oaxaca,
Mexico, and August 9-13, 2004.
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13. Dejene Aredo, Desta Wodajo, and Mulugeta Shibiru. Resource-Based Conflicts
in the Pastoral Areas of Southern Ethiopia: Mitigating Strategies,
Opportunities and Challenges Oslo, Norway Drylands Coordination
Group Report No. 39. (forth coming).
14. Dejene Aredo. “The Evolution of Rural Development Policies in Ethiopia” in
Options in Rural Development in Ethiopia. ed., S. Pausewang et al (Zed
Books Ltd.) 1990.
15. Dejene Aredo. Ethiopian Agriculture: Problems of Transformation, AAU Press,
(Co-editor), Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference on the Ethiopian
Economy, Addis Ababa University 1995.
16. Dejene Aredo “The Linkages between Agriculture and Non-Agriculture: A
Conceptual Framework“, Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Economics
Volume 1 Number 2, pp 74-98, 1997.
17. Dejene Aredo. “Is There a Trade-off Between Growth and Equity in Agricultural
Development? The case of an Integrated Rural Development Project in
Ethiopia.” In F.M.Mwega and V. Seshamani, Eds. Economic Management
in Sub-Saharan Africa, Nairobi, East African Economic Publishers, 1997.
18. Dejene Aredo. Institutions, Resources and Development in Ethiopia, Alemu
Mekonnen Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference of the Ethiopian
Economy, EEA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2000.
19. Dejene Aredo. “Towards the Socialization of Distribution and Price Differentials
between Selected Towns in Ethiopia” In Regional Planning and
Development in Ethiopia. Vol. I ed Peter Treuner, Taddesse K. Mariam
and Teshome Mulat (Addis Ababa, IDR and IREUS), 1985.
20. Dejene Aredo. Population, Food Security and Environment: The Case of
Ethiopia. ECA/DASRDC/ICE/2000, 2004, Kigaili, Rwanda.
B. Rural Labour Use and Human Capital
1. Dejene Aredo. “Labour Utilization in Peasant Agriculture: Private and Co-
operative Farms in an Ethiopian Village”, Issues in African Rural
Development (Arlington: Winrock International Institute for Agricultural
2. Dejene Aredo. “Labour Force Utilization in Peasant Agriculture: Estimates of
Surplus Labour in a Village in the Central Highlands of Ethiopia”
Ethiopian Journal of Development Research. Vol. 11 No. 2., 1989.
3. Dejene Aredo. Labor Use Patterns Under Contrasting Institutional Set Ups: The
Case of a Peasant Association in Mafud Woreda, North Shewa. (Paper
presented at the Conference on Peasant Production and Development in
Ethiopia, Trondheim, Norway, 28-29 August 1989).
4. Dejene Aredo. “How Holy Are Holidays in Rural Ethiopia? An Enquiry into the
Extent to which Saints' Days are Observed among Followers of the
Orthodox Christian Church.” Proceedings of the First National
Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Addis, Ababa, 1990.
5. Dejene Aredo. People's Participation in Rural Development in Ethiopia
(A Research Report Prepared for FAO) 1993.
6. Dejene Aredo. Income Diversification Behaviour of Farm Households in an
Ethiopian Village (Paper Presented at the Workshop on De-agrarianization
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and Rural Employment, Africa - Studiecentrum, Leiden, The Netherlands)
7. Dejene Aredo and Yohannes Zelalem “Skilled Labour Migration from
Developing Countries: An Assessment of Brain Drain from Ethiopia”. In
Senait Siyoum and Alemayehu Siyoum, Eds. Human Development in
Ethiopia, Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on the Ethiopian
Economy, The Ethiopian Economic Association, Co-author, 1998.
8. Dejene Aredo. "The Brain Drain from Ethiopia", Ethiopian Development Forum.
Vol.1, No. 3. 2000
9. Dejene Aredo "A Profile of Rural Labour Force in Ethiopia," Ethiopian
Development Forum, Vol. 2, No1, IDR, AAU2001.
10. Dejene Aredo. Indigenous Institutions in Rural Ethiopia: The case of work
Parties. Department of Economics Addis Ababa University 2003.
C. Property Rights, and Land Policy
1. Dejene Aredo “Land, Cooperatives, and Contract Farming Arrangements of the
Wonji Shewa sugar Estate.” In Dessalegn Rahmato, ed. Land Tenure and
Land Policy in Ethiopia After the Derg, Proceedings of the Second
workshop on the Land Tenure Project, Institute of Development Research,
2. Dejene Aredo. and Teferi Regasa Dejene Aredo and Mulat Demeke, “Land
Tenure: Theory and Policy Issues in Ethiopia”.eds. Ethiopian Agriculture:
Problems of Transformation, AAU Press 1995.
3. Dejene Aredo “Property Rights in Land: Theory and Evidence from Ethiopia”,
Ethiopian Journal of Development Research, Vol. 21, No. 2, pages 1-62
4. Dejene Aredo and Teferi Regassa. “Indigenous Land Tenure Systems in sub-
Saharan African Countries: a Survey and Implications for Ethiopia.”
Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference on the Ethiopian
5. Dejene Aredo. Rural Land Tenure: A Survey of Theory and Country Experiences.
Working Paper No.4. Ethiopian Economic Association, EEA/EERPI,
Addis Ababa, 2002.
D. Gender and Development
1. Dejene Aredo. Rural Women and Household Labour Use Patterns in Ethiopia: A
Review of Some Evidence. Paper Presented at the 10th International
Conference of Ethiopian Studies held in Paris, 1988.
2. Dejene Aredo “Female-headed Farm House-holds in Two Contrasting Regions in
Ethiopia: Access to And Management of Resources”, Ethiopian Journal of
Development Research, Volume 16 Number 1, pages 1-16 April 1994.
3. Dejene Aredo. The Gender Division of Labour in Ethiopian Agriculture: A Study
of Time Allocation and Co-operative Farms in Two Villages, Organization
of Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA),
Research Report Series No.1, Addis Ababa 1995.
4. Dejene Aredo. “The Role of Women in Rural Development in Ethiopia”,
Proceedings of the 25th Anniversary of the IDR, AAU, 1999.
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5. Dejene Aredo. “The Gender Dimension of Economic Theory and Evidence from
Ethiopia: An Outline”, Economic Focus, EEA, 2000.
6. Dejene Aredo. "Gender and Micro Finance in Africa", Micro finance
Development Review Vol. 2 No. 2, 2001
7. Dejene Aredo. Gender, Irrigation and Livestock. (forth coming). International
Livestock Research Center, Nairobi.
E. Civil Society Organizations
1. Dejene Aredo. Civil Society and Good Governance (Co-author), Paper Presented
at OSSREA’s regional conference, November 6-10, 2000.
2. Dejene Aredo. Indigenous Institutions and Good Governance in Ethiopia, Paper
Presented at OSSREA’s regional conference, November 6-10, 2000 (forth
3. Dejene Aredo. “NGOs and Self-Help Organizations is Addis Ababa: The Case
of Iddir,” Self-Help Initiatives in Ethiopia: Prospects and challenges, ed.
Agedew Redie and I Hinrichser, 2002.
4. Dejene Aredo. Contribution of NGOs to Household Food Security: The case of
Three ADPs of World Vision Ethiopia in Amhara Regional State. World
Vision Ethiopia and Christian Relief and Development Association: Addis
F. Informal Finance and Indigenous Institutions
1. Dejene Aredo. The Informal and Semi-Formal Financial Sectors in Ethiopia: A
Study of the Iqqub, Iddir, and Savings and Credit Co-operatives, African
Economic Research Consortium, Research Paper 21, Nairobi 1993.
2. Dejene Aredo. “The Iqqub and its potential as an Indigenous Institution
Financing Small Enterprises in Ethiopia”. Small Enterprises and
Changing Policy (London: Intermediate Technology Publications) 1993.
3. Dejene Aredo and Adugna Lemi. “The Village Economy and Informal Finance:
Theory and Evidence from Ethiopia”, Proceeding of the Third Conference
of the AESE, 1997.
4. Dejene Aredo. The Iddir: Theory and Evidence From Rural Ethiopia, Paper
Presented at the Conference Organized by the ESSWA, June, Co-author
5. Dejene Aredo. “Rural Finance in a Transitional Economy: The Ethiopian Case.”
Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference of Management
Professionals, published in 1999.
6. Dejene Aredo “Credit and Insurance Schemes in Developing Countries: A
Survey”, Rural Institutions Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference
of AESE, 2000.
7. Dejene Aredo. Iddir: A Look at a Form of Social Capital. In Iddirs: Participation
and Development edited by Alula Pankhurst, ACORD, 2003.
8. Dejene Aredo “The Iddir: A Study of an Indigenous Informal Financial
Institution in Ethiopia” Saving and Development, Quarterly Review No. 1,
XVII (FINAFRICA, Milan, Italy).
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9. Dejene Aredo “Rotating Savings and Credit Associations: characterization with
Particular Reference to the Ethiopian Iqqub”, Savings and Development
Quarterly Review, No. 2, XXVIII; pages 179-200, 2004.
10. Dejene Aredo “The Iqqub: Towards the Quantification of the economic
Importance of an Ethiopian Savings and Credit Association (ROSCAs),”
Ethiopian Journal of Development Research Vol. 26, No. 1, pages 33-76,
G. Poverty and Food Security
1. Dejene Aredo. “Famine Causation, Food Aid and Foreign Financial Assistance
to Agriculture in Ethiopia” in Towards a National Food and Nutrition
Strategy for Ethiopia The Proceedings of the National Workshop on Food
Strategies for Ethiopia held at Alemaya University of Agriculture 8-12
December 1986 Addis Ababa, 1989.
2. Dejene Aredo. The 1990 Evaluation of the Rural Integrated Basic Services
(RIBS) Ethiopia (Prepared for Multi-Sectoral Projects Unit, ONCCP, and
UNICEF, Addis Ababa, team member).
3. Dejene Aredo. Food Security Issues and Nutrition in Ethiopia, 1970-1990 (A
Report Prepared for ILO/JASPA, United Nations).
4. Dejene Aredo. Food and Livelihood Security in Ethiopia: An Annotated
Bibliography, CARE International: Ethiopia, and DPPC, Addis Ababa,
5. Dejene Aredo. “Global and Local Factors and the Welfare of the Poor in
Ethiopia: 1974-1997”. In: Globalization and Social Policy in Africa, eds.
T.A.Aina, C.S.L. Chachage and E. Annan-yao, Dakar: CODESRIA.
6. Dejene Aredo. An Impact Assessment of a Cash-for-work Project in the Jari
Valley, South Wello, 1997. A Report submitted to Terre de hommes,
Lausanne, Ethiopia, August 1997.
7. Dejene Aredo. “Migrant Remittances, Shocks and Poverty in Urban Ethiopia”,
(A Report Submitted to Global Development Network Washington, D.C.,
sponsored by IMF, World Bank and the Government of Netherlands),
H. Government Policies
1. Dejene Aredo “Developmental Aid Agricultural Development Policies in
Ethiopia 1957-1987” Africa Development Vol. XVII No. 3, pp 209-237,
2. Dejene Aredo. “Agricultural Supply Response to Structural Adjustment Policies:
The Pricist versus Structuralist Views in the Ethiopian Context.” In The
Ethiopian Economy: Problems of Adjustment, Proceedings of the Second
Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, ed., Mekonnen Tadesse
and Abdulhamid Bedri, Addis Ababa University Press, Addis Ababa,
3. Dejene Aredo “Policy Reforms and Performance of the Ethiopian Economy”,
Proceedings of the 25th Anniversary of the IDR, AAU, 1999.
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4. Dejene Aredo. “Private investment in Ethiopia: The African Context, Regulatory
Frameworks, and Achievements”, Ethiopian Development Forum Vol.1
I. Past-Harvest Technologies
1. Dejene Aredo. Economic Study of the Establishment of Sorghum Mill and
Dehuller in Ethiopia: (IDR Research Report No. 29, 1987 A Research
Report Submitted to the IDRC).
2. Dejene Aredo “The Utilization of a Post-Harvest Technology: A case Study of
three Service Cooperative Grain Mills in Ethiopia” (with Alemayehu
Lirenso). Eastern African Social Science Research Review. Vol. 5, No. 2,
3. Dejene Aredo. A Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of Farmers' Service Co-
operative Grain Mills (A Report Prepared for the Industrial and
Agricultural Development Bank Addis Ababa, Principal investigator),
4. Dejene Aredo. “Choice of Technology in the Grain Milling Industry in Ethiopia:
Exploring the Potentials of Water Mills, in Technology Policy and
Practice in Africa, edited by O.M. Ogbu, B.O. Oyeyinka, and H.M.
Mlawa, Ottawa: IDRC pp 91-106, 1995.
5. Dejene Aredo. “Small-Scale Grain Milling in Ethiopia: A Survey.” Wolday
Amha et al. eds. Small-scale Enterprise Development in Ethiopia,
Proceedings of the 6th Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy,
EEA and Department of Economics, Addis Ababa University, Addis
J. The Ethiopian Economy & Agriculture
1. Dejene Aredo. “The Ethiopian Economy with Emphasis on Agriculture”, The
Ecology of Health and Diseases in Ethiopia, ed. Helmut Kloos and Zein
Ahmed Zein (Boulder: Westview Press), 1993.
2. Dejene Aredo. An Overview of the Ethiopian Economy. A reported Prepared for
ECA/ EASRDC September 2004.
3. Dejene Aredo and Adugna Lemi “The Crop Livestock Systems and Contribution
to the National Economy”, Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference
of the AESE, 1999.
K. Development Theory and Institutions
1. Dejene Aredo. The Demographic Structure of the Household and Agricultural
Production: An Empirical Investigation of the Chayanov Model with data
from a Village in Northern Shewa, Ethiopia (IDR, Addis Ababa
2. Dejene Aredo. “The Relevance of the Improvement Approach to Agricultural
Growth in Ethiopia”. In Mekonnen Tadesse, ed., The Ethiopian Economy:
Structure, Problems and Policy Issues, Proceedings of the First Annual
conference on the Ethiopian Economy, Addis Ababa University, Addis
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3. Dejene Aredo. Resource Use Efficiency of Tobacco out growers in the Shewa-
Robit Area of North Shewa, Ethiopia, A Research Report Submitted to
Organization of Social sciences Research in Eastern Africa, 1994
4. Dejene Aredo. Technical Efficiency of Peasant Farmers: Empirical Evidence
from Ethiopia (A Research Report Submitted to Winrock International for
Agricultural Development) 1994.
5. Dejene Aredo and Mulat Demeke “Transforming Peasant Agriculture: A
Conceptual Framework”. In Dejene Aredo and Mulat Demeke, eds.
Ethiopian Agriculture: Problems of Transformation, Proceedings of the 4th
Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, AAU Press, 1995.
6. Dejene Aredo “Institutions and Development: A Survey of Aspects of the New
Institutional Economics”, Ethiopian Journal of Economics, Vol. 6 No.2,
7. Dejene Aredo. “Institutions and Agricultural Development,” Proceedings of the
Fourth Annual Conference of AESE, 2000, Co-editor.
8. Dejene Aredo. "Savings: Concept and Some Evidence from SSA" Ethiopian
Development Forum, Vol. 1 No. 2, 2002.
L. Markets and Prices
1. Dejene Aredo. Price Behavior in Addis Ababa 1953-1974 (Paper Presented at
the Fourth Annual Seminar of the Department of History, AAU, held at
Awassa, July 9-11, 1987).
2. Dejene Aredo. The Role of Markets in Development: The Case of Ethiopia. A
Report Prepared for PANOS, November 2004.
M. Trade Globalizations & Regional Integration
1. Dejene Aredo. Constraints to Trade Promotion in the Preferential Trade Area
for Eastern and Southern African States: The Case of Ethiopia (Paper
presented at the third OSSREA Congress Held in Kampala, Uganda
from May 7 to 11 1990
2. Dejene Aredo “Regional Economic Communities in Africa: A Failure of
Collective Action Theory?” Institutions and Development Proceedings
of the Ninth Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, 2000.
3. Dejene Aredo. Regional Economic Communities in Africa: Problems and
Prospects, RLDS Working Paper No. 2, AAU, 2000.
4. Dejene Aredo. “The Institutional Framework of International Trade: GATT,
The Uruguay Rounds, and WTO”, Ethiopian Development Forum, Vol.
1, No. 1, 2000.
5. Dejene Aredo and Abdurahman Ame. “World Trade in Agricultural
Commodities,” Proceedings of the 5th annual conference of AESE, 2001.
6. Dejene Aredo. Strategies and Policies for Trade and Investment Promotion: A
Case Study of Ethiopia, Working Paper Series, ESPD/WPS/99/10, ECA,
Addis Ababa, 2001.
7. Dejene Aredo and Teferi Regassa The Coffee Crisis: Paper Presented at the
First International Conference on Ethiopian Economy, January 3-5,
2003, ECA Hall, Addis Ababa.
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8. Dejene Aredo. Globalization and Regional Integration in Africa: The Case of
COMESA. A Research Monograph Submitted to OSSREA. August
9. Dejene Aredo and Teferi Regassa. “The Institutional Dimension of World
Trade in Agricultural commodities,” proceedings of the First
International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy EEA. 2004.
10. Dejene Aredo. Regional Trade Development and Harmonization Initiative
2003: Harmonization of Trade Tariffs in the Leather Sector Study in
Ethiopia. (Prepared for Integrated Consultants, Nairobi), 2004.
N. Others Works
1. Dejene Aredo. An Analysis of Household Consumption Patterns in Ethiopia (MSc.
Thesis, Addis Ababa University), 1982.
2. Dejene Aredo “Glossary of Economic Terms” Ethiopian Journal of Economics,
Various issues (Co-author) between 1992 and 1995.
3. Dejene Aredo, Mulat Demeke, and Wolday Amha. Strategy to Encourage Private
Investment in Education and Training in Ethiopia, Report Prepared for a
Policy and Human Resource Development Project 1998.
4. Dejene Aredo, Mulat Demeke and Wolday Amha The Constraints and
Opportunities for Private Sector Participation in Health Care in Ethiopia,
Report prepared for BASICS/ESHET Project (Co-author) 1998.
5. Dejene Aredo. An Anatomy of the Household Economy: The Case of a Village in
Northern Shewa Region of Ethiopia, IDR Research Report No. 43, A.A.
XIII. Papers in Progress and Draft Books
1. Agricultural Policy and Institution (a textbook being prepared with support
from African Economic Research Constortium
2. Risk and Insurance in Rural Ethiopian
XIV. Current Research Projects
1. Risk Management and Insurance Mechanisms in Rural Ethiopia (in
collaboration with Giordano Dell’ Amore Foundation and the
University of Bergamo (Italy)
2. The Effects of Trade Liberalization on Poverty and inequality Ethiopia
XV. Participation in Conferences, Workshops, and Seminars
A. Outside Ethiopia
1. Foreign Aid and African Agriculture: Methodological Seminar,
Dakar, Senegal, January 1986.
2. Second Congress of Organization of Social Sciences Research in
Eastern Africa (OSSREA), Eldoret, Kenya, July 1986.
3. Workshop on Food Security in Southern Africa, Maseru, Lesotho,
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4. Foreign Aid and African Agriculture: Workshop on Final Research
Report, Dakar Senegal, September 1987.
5. Methodological seminar, Rural Social Science Networks in Africa,
Nairobi, Kenya, November 1987.
6. Workshop on Research Methodology for Grant Winners Mombassa,
Kenya, May 1988.
7. Tenth International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Paris, August
8. Workshop on Final Research Reports, rural Social Science
Networks in Africa, Arusha, Tanzania, October 1988.
9. Workshop on Options in Rural Development in Ethiopia, Bergen,
Norway, July 1989.
10. Workshop on Peasant Production and Development in Ethiopia,
Trondheim, Norway, August 1989.
11. Seminar for Former DAAD Scholarship-Holder on Rural
Development in Eastern Africa, Egerton University, Kenya,
12. Third Congress of OSSREA, Kampala, Uganda, May 1990.
13. Workshop for Participants in the Research Network Organized by
African Economic Research Consortium (AERC), Nairobi, Kenya,
14. Workshop for Participants in the Research Network Organized by
AERC Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire, December 1990.
15. Workshop for Participants in the Research Network Organized by
AERC, Nairobi, Kenya, May 1991.
16. Conference on Small and Micro Scale Enterprise Promotion in a
Changing Policy Environment, The Hague, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 1991.
17. l7. Workshop for Participants in the Research Network
Organized by African Economic Research Consortium (AERC),
Nairobi, Kenya, May l992.
18. Workshop for participants in the Research Network in Eastern and
Southern African Technology Policy Studies Network, Held in
Harare, Zimbabwe in June l992.
19. Workshop for Research Network Participants, Organized by
Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development, Held
in Abidjan, September 20-23, l992.
20. The Second Conference of the Eastern and Southern African
Economic Association Held in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, from
December 14-16, 1992.
21. Methodological Seminar for Grant Winners from OSSREA, March
1993, Nairobi, Kenya.
22. Discussion on Lesson Plan for Agricultural Economics within the
Collaborative MA in Economics, From March 2-5, 1993 Nairobi,
23. The Workshop on De-agrarianization and Rural Employment,
Africa-Studiecentrum, 10-12th May 1994, Leiden, The Netherlands.
24. A Symposium on Agricultural Policies and Food Security in Eastern
Africa, May 20-22, 1994, Nairobi, Kenya.
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25. Twenty-second International Conference of Agricultural
Economists, August 22-29, 1994, Harare, Zimbabwe.
26. Twelfth International Conference of Ethiopian studies, 5-10
September 1994, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA.
27. Annual Conference of the African Studies Association Orlando,
Florida, USA, November 1995.
28. The Workshop on Institutional Economics, Economic Development
Institute, the World Bank, Washington D.C., December 1995.
29. Globalization and Social Policy in Africa, Methodological Seminar
Abidjan, 6-9, October 1997 Organized by CODESRIA.
30. The Workshop on Regional Co-operation and Trade in the Greater
Horn of Africa Held at KCB Training Center Nairobi, February 18-
31. The Workshop on the Training of Trainers, Organized by the EDI of
the World Bank, 22-26 February, Kampala, Uganda 1999 (Theme:
Decentralization in Africa).
32. The Workshop on Alleviation of Poverty in Africa, Oxford
University, African Studies Center. Acted as a Resource Person,
33. Workshop on Transforming African Agriculture, 27-30 June, 1999,
34. Men, Women and Plural Economies in Africa, CODESRIA’s
Gender Institute, Dakar, summer 1999.
35. Salzburg Seminar: Higher Education and Sustainable Agriculture,
Salzburg, Austria, August 22-27, 1999.
36. OSSREA’s Sixth Congress, Dar Es Salaam, 23-28 April, 2000
(represented the Ethiopian Chapter)
37. AERC’s Biannual Annual Workshop, May 27 – June 1, 2000
38. Seminar on Strategic and Policy Advocacy Work, Organized by
African Technology Policy Study Network (ATPS) of IDRC, July
14-24, 2000, Nairobi.
39. Annual workshop of ATPS, October 30 – November 6, 2000,
40. Biannual workshop of AERC, December 2-8, 2000, Nairobi.
41. UN/ECA’s workshop on Population, Environment, and Agricultural
Development, December 11-15, 2000, Kigali, Rwanda.
42. Biannual Workshop of AERC, May 26-31, 2001, Nairobi.
43. AERC’S Curriculum workshop (Agricultural Economics, Nairobi 27
– 28 June 2001)
44. Annual Conference of African Technology Policy Studies Network
(ATPS), Nairobi, November 22-26, 2001.
45. Biannual Workshop of AERC, Nairobi, December 2-6, 2001.
46. Residency at the Bellagio Center, Italy February 12-March12, 2002.
47. Biannual Workshop of AERC, May 26-31, 2002, Nairobi.
48. Study Visit at COMESA Secretariat, June 2002.
49. Workshop for Grantees, Organized by SSRC, Washington D.C.,
September. 6-14, 2002.
50. Second Annual Conference of ATPS, Nov. 10-16, 2002, Abuja,
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51. Seventh Congress of OSSREA, December 13-19, Khartoum, Sudan.
52. Visited Oxford University and Held a Seminar on My Study of
Social Capital, Risk, and Insurance, 2003
53. An external examiner of a Ph.D. Dissertation, Norwegian University
of Science and Technology, Trondheim, October 2003,
54. Visited AERC and ATPS, and delivered lectures on Agricultural
Economics, JFE, AERC, June to August 2003, Nairobi.
55. Attended ATPS Annual Conference held in Maseru, Lesotho,
56. Attended ECA’s Workshop on the Green Revolution in Africa,
Kampala, Uganda, from 8-12 December 2003.
57. Attended 10th biannual conference of IASCP and an IDRC
workshop and read a paper on Property rights in pastoral areas, 9-13
August 2004, Oxacaa, Mexico.
58. Expert group meeting sponsored by ECA, Kigali, Rwanda, 27-28
October 2004 (discussed issues of PRSP implementation in Eastern
59. Inaugural Conference of Association of African Agricultural
Economists, 6-9 December 2004, Nairobi.
60. Training and workshop on attitudinal and behavioral models with
respect to water and environment in the Nile basin, 16 to 18 May,
2005, held in Nairobi, Kenya
61. Annual conference of African Technology Policy Studies
Association 27 November to 2 December 2005.
62. Training on Leadership, sponsored by African Technology Policy
Studies network, 3 to 4 December, 2005.
63. Resource person at a training sessions on impact analysis of
intervention by Sasaka Africa/G2000, Kampala, July 1-7,2006
64. Subject specialist workshop (Agricultural Economics), organized by
EARC, Nairobi, June 27-28, 2006.
65. Workshop on Household water supply, Organized by ATPS,
Nairobi, 13-14 July, 2006.
B. Inside Ethiopia
1. Workshop on regional Planning and Development in Ethiopia, Ambo
2. Third Annual Seminar of the Department of History, Addis Ababa
University, Baher Dar (1984).
3. Workshop on Food Security in Ethiopia, Alemaya Agricultural University
4. Second Workshop on regional Planning and Development in Ethiopia,
Debre Zeit (1987).
5. Fourth Annual Seminar of the Department of History Awassa, (1986).
6. Workshop on Rural Development in Ethiopia, Nazereth (1989).
7. Workshop on Peasant Production and Development in Ethiopia, Awassa
8. First National Conference on Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa (1990).
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9. Post-Harvest Technologies Workshop, Addis Ababa, (1989).
10. Seminar on the Strengthening of the Linkages between Agriculture and
Industry (1990) Addis Ababa.
11. Eleventh International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, Addis Ababa
12. First Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, Organized by the
Department of Economics, AAU, Nazreth Nov. 22-26, 1991.
13. Second National Conference of Ethiopian Studies, October 5-7, 1992.
14. Second Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, Organized by the
Department of Economics, AAU, Held at Debre-Zeit from October 29-
November 1, 1992.
15. Workshop on the Linkages Between Agriculture and Industry, Held at
IDR, A.A. University, 10th August 1994.
16. The Second Workshop of the Land Tenure Project, 5-6 May, 1994,
Institute of Development Research, AAU.
17. National Workshop of CERTWID Research Outcomes, Institute of
Development Research AAU October 1994.
18. Fourth Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, Held at Debre-Zeit,
November 26-29, 1994.
19. Workshop on Regional Planning and Policy Issues in Ethiopia, Held at
Nazreth, 10-14 January 1995.
20. National Agricultural Policy Workshop, Organized by Ministry of
Agriculture, May 29-30, 1995 (Resource person).
21. First Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economic, Society of
Ethiopia, Held at the IAR, Addis Ababa, June 1995.
22. Second Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of
Ethiopia, Held at the IAR, Addis Ababa, October 3-4, 1996.
23. Sixth Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy Held at Nazreth,
December 8-10, 1996.
24. Third Annual Conference of the Agricultural Economics Society of
Ethiopia, October 2-3, 1997.
25. Grain Market Research Project Workshop, December 8-9, 1997, Nazreth,
Sponsored by MEDAC.
26. Seventh Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, November 26-30,
27. Eighth Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, November 26-30,
28. Fourth Annual Conference of Management Professionals, November
1998, Nazreth, Ethiopia
29. The Workshop on Food Security Through Sustainable Land Use in
Ethiopia, Organized by NOVIB Partners Forum on Sustainable Land Use,
14-15 January, 1999
30. Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the IDR, Addis Ababa University
31. Workshop on the Revision of the Addis Ababa Master Plan Held at the
Red Cross Training Center, April 2-3, 1999
32. Nineth Annual Conference on the Ethiopian Economy, October 8-9, 1999
33. Fourth Annual Conference of the AESE, November 24-25, 1999
34. Workshop on Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Ethiopia, Organized by
OSSREA Ethiopia Chapter, March 4, 2000
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35. International Conference on Brain Drain and Capacity Building in Africa,
Organized by UN/ECA, February 22-24, 2000
36. First RLDS International Policy Research Workshop, April 14-15, 2000,
Ethiopian Red Cross Society, Training Center, Addis Ababa
37. Fourth Annual Conference of the Ethiopian Association of Sociologists,
Social Workers and Anthropologists, Graduate Studies Hall, AAU
38. Symposium on the Evaluation of Five-Year Plan of the Council of
Regional State of Oromiya, March 20-22, 2000, Addis Ababa
39. Workshop on Strategic Plan of the Ethiopia Chapter of African
Technology Policy Studies Network, Addis Ababa, October 4, 2000.
40. The 13th conference of Ethiopian Studies, Coordinator for Papers in
Development, November 2000, Addis Ababa.
41. Delivered public lecture on the Brain Drain from Ethiopia, symposium on
the 50th Anniversary of A.A. University, December 12, 2000.
42. Fifth Annual Conference of AESE, December 23, 2000, Ghion Hotel,
43. Regional Workshop on Governance and Wider Civil Society Participation,
OSSREA, October 21, 2000
44. Rural Employment in Ethiopia, organized by Mekele University, February
45. Conflict prevention and Resolution in the Horn, organized by the Ethiopia
chapter of OSSERA, June 21, 2001.
46. GTZ’s Workshop on Self-help Organization, May 14-15, 2001
47. Conference on Microfinance in Ethiopia held at Rift Valley Hotel,
48. Workshop on Iddir, Organized by ACORD, Ghion Hotel, Addis Ababa,
49. Land Use and Land Policy in Oromia Regional State, Panelist at a national
conference held on February 10-11, 2002, Addis Ababa.
50. IDR's Workshop on Globalization, Held at Imperial Hotel, June 12, 2002.
51. First International Conference (12th National Conference on the Ethiopian
Economy), ECA Hall, Addis Ababa, January 3-5, 2003.
52. Workshop on Technological progress in Ethiopian Agriculture, sponsored
by USAID, organized by Researchers at Department of Economics
February 1, 2003.
53. Workshop on Regional Integration in Africa held at Ghion Hotel to
discuss paper presented by Dejene Aredo, April 1, 2003.
54. A Symposium Organized by the German Cultural Institute; acted as
panelist and presented a paper on iddir, iqqub, and work parties, 2003.
55. Attended dialogue on “Ethiopia: economic Policy Issues and Options” by
J. Stigltiz, Sheraton Addis, August 30, 2004.
56. Attended the Workshop on Ethiopian Policy Strategy Support program
Hilton Hotel, September 15, 2004, Organized by IFPRI and EDRI.
57. Workshop on Markets and Development in Ethiopia, organized by
PANOS, held at Nazreth from 2 to 3 November 2004.
58. Seminar on the Challenges of African Diplomacy in the 21st century,
organized by EIIPD at Sheraton Addis, on 4 November 2004.
59. A priority-setting workshop organized by IFPRI and EDRI, held at Ghion
Hotel on 21 August 2004.
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60. Second international conference on the Ethiopian economy, organized by
Ethiopian Economic Association ECA hall, June 2004.
61. Workshop on resource-based conflict in the pastoral areas of Ethiopia,
organized by CARE Ethiopia, March 7, 2005.
62. Seminar on WTO Agreement on Agriculture, Organized by the Ministry
of Trade and Industry, FDRE, 30-31 March 2005.
63. Third international conference on the Ethiopian Economy, June 2-4, 2005,
ECA conference hall, Addis Ababa
64. World Congress on Agricultural and Rural Finance, 25-27 November,
2005, ECA conference hall, Addis Ababa
65. Joint MOLSA/ILO/WB Technical Workshop on Labour Market and
Employment in Ethiopia, 8-9 December 2005, Sheraton Hotel, Addis
66. Resource Person at the National Workshop on Science and Technology
Policy for Ethiopia organized by ESTA, 16-17 Nov. 2006.
67. workshop on Risk and Financial Management, 17 Oct. 2006 organized by
XVI. Evaluation of Journal Articles:
Evaluated numerous articles for the following journals:
1. Ethiopian Journal of Development Research, IDR, Addis Ababa
2. Ethiopian Journal of Economics, the Journal of Ethiopian Economic
3. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Economics, The Journal of the
Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia.
4. Eastern African Social Science Research Review
5. Ethiopian Journal of Agricultural Sciences,
6. Ethiopian Journal of Social Sciences, the Journal of college of Social
Sciences, A.A. University.
XVII Book Review:
1. Reviewed the book, Famine and Food Security in Ethiopia: Lessons for
Africa by Patrick Webb and Joachin Von Broun (Requested by the Journal,
Agricultural Economics a public action of International Association of
2. Reviewed monographs submitted to Organization of Social Science in Eastern
3. Assessed a proposed book for Addis Ababa University Press
XVIII. Assessment of Publications for Promotion to high Academic Ranks:
1. Assessed the publications of a Senior lecturer serving in University of
Zimbabwe. All of the Publications were in the area of Agricultural Economics.
2. Assessed publication for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, College
of Social Sciences.
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XIX. Consultancy Services
1. FAO & Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopian Agriculture, (Team Member),
2. ECA, Pricing Policy in Ethiopia, (1983). Trade and Investment Polices,
Regional Integration (1999).
3. Agricultural and Industrial Development Bank of Ethiopia (AIDB), Grain
Mill Utilization and Impact on Women on Women (twice).
4. UNICEF, Rural Integrated Basic Services (Team member).
5. ILO/JASPA, member of a Mission to Ethiopia on Sustained Human
Resources Development and Utilization, February to March 1993 (See
JASPA 1993: Ethiopia: Toward Sustained Employment Promotion,
6. FAO, Member, Mission on Participatory Development and Grassroots level
Planning, March to June 1993.
7. USAID, a Member of Agricultural Policy and Information System Team,
served as an Agricultural and Food Policy specialist, April to May 1995.
8. CARE International, Addis Ababa, summer 1996.
9. Food Security II Agreement, Michigan State University, 1996 and 1999
10. Terre des hommes, Lausanne, in Ethiopia (Impact Assessment, cash-for-
work, Summer 1997).
11. Team Leader for a group of researchers assessing the performance of an
important NGO in Ethiopia. The study focused on food security, credit, and
gender issues (August - November, 1998).
12. World Vision Ethiopia, training programme on Theories and Strategies of
Development and research on NGOs and Food Security.
13. Ethiopian Economic Association, June-September, A Study of Land tenure,
14. Deliotte and Touche (Nairobi office), Bellmon Analysis, November 2001.
15. African Economic Research Consortium, Developing the Curriculum for a
Ph.D. Program in Economics, June 2002.
16. Integrated Development Consultants, Nairobi, February- March 2004 and
17. International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa, IICBA/UNESCO
18. NORAGRIC/CARE-Ethiopia 2004
19. SUEF/UNDP (for UN Country team on globalization)
20. ECA East African Sub-regional office, August 2004.
21. PANOS, October 2004
22. UN/ECA, December 2003
23. ILRI November-December 2004.
24. Chemonics International, Nairobi, 2004 & 2005
25. Chemonics International, Nairobi, December 2005.
26. Silishi Consult, December 2005.
I declare that the information given in the C.V. is correct to the best of my knowledge.
Signature ____________________ (invalid if unsigned)
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Dejene Aredo (Dr.)
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