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Abebe Shiferaw (Ph.D) is Program Director for iDE Ethiopia, where he focuses on incorporating food security, improved livelihoods, NRM, WASH, climate change, and research into our implementations. He has over two decades of practical hands-on experience in development planning, action research, strategic planning and M&E.

Abebe worked with Ethiopian Agricultural Universities (Mekele University College, Haramaya University and Kotebe Metropolitan University), with private sector as consultant (Wabekbon Development Consult and Environment Coffee Forest Forum) and with international organizations (World Vision Ethiopia, ILRI, USAID, Agricultural Transformation Agency, Norwegian Church Aid). He was recently working with the UNDP (climate change program, REDD+) before joining iDE in September 2020.