Senior Instructor and Director


Senior Instructor and Director

Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society

Oregon State University

Corvallis, OR, 97331

Ph: 541-737-9495




I am Senior Instructor and Director, Sustainable Natural Resources and Forests and Climate Change Graduate Certificate Programs in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society, Oregon State University. My work focus in the area of Agroforestry, International Forestry and Sustainable Natural Resources.  My research interest focus on capacity building, riparian management, food security and livelihood improvement.



  • Ph.D.-1993, Oregon State University, Forest Resources
  • M.S.- 1985, Dresden University, Tropical Forestry
  • B.S. -1979, Addis Ababa University, Plant Sciences