Dr. Gete Zeleke is currently Director of the Water and Land Resources Center in Ethiopia. He received his PhD in Natural Resources Management from the University of Bern, Switzerland in 2000, his MSc on Soil and Water Management from Wagningen University, The Netherlands in 1993, and his BSc on Agricultural Engineering from Alemaya University, Ethiopia.
He has over 25 years of professional experience from assignments in natural resources management and rural development in Ethiopia and Sub-Saharan Africa on both research and practical development works. His current research focuses on landscape transformation, hydro-sedimentology and sustainable land management. He has led national and international programmes and organizations, including the Landscape Transformation Project for the Horn of Africa of University of Bern; African Coordinator of the Global Mountain Programme (GMP) of the CGIAR; and Director General and Director for Natural Resources Management Research at the Amhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute (ARARI).Contact Gete