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Dr Melaku Berhe | livestock economics | Best Researcher Award

Researcher at Mekelle University, Ethiopia

Melaku Berhe is an accomplished Ethiopian economist specializing in agricultural and development economics, with a focus on livestock economics, rangeland management, and climate change adaptation. Born on September 1, 1978, in Tigray, Ethiopia, Melaku has dedicated his career to research, teaching, and consultancy in academia and various development projects.

Publication Profile:🌟👨‍🎓

👨‍🎓 Education:

  • B.A in Economics
  • MSc. in Development Economics
  • PhD in Agricultural Economics and Policy

🔍 Responsibilities & Experience:

  • Over a decade of experience at Mekelle University.
  • Led research teams and projects focused on agricultural economics, natural resource management, and rural development.
  • Served as Head of Finance and Economic Development Office in Asgede Tsimbla District, Ethiopia.

👨‍🏫 Teaching Experience:

  • Taught courses in Agricultural and Food Economics, Development Economics, and Econometric Software Applications

📊 Skills:

  • Proficient in statistical software packages including STATA, SPSS, E-View, SAS, and R.
  • Experienced in data management tools such as Survey Solutions, KoboToolbox, and ODK.

👩‍🔬 Research Focus:

Melaku Berhe’s research focus primarily revolves around livelihood strategies and rural sustainability 🌱. His work spans various dimensions such as livestock economics, climate change adaptation, and natural resource management. He examines factors influencing livestock feed and marketing, communal land conservation, and the adoption of sustainable practices in rural Ethiopia. Berhe’s research sheds light on the intricate dynamics between economic incentives, social norms, and environmental conservation efforts. Through his studies, he aims to contribute to the development of policies and strategies that promote sustainable livelihoods and enhance resilience in rural communities. 📊🌍


Melaku Berhe has amassed a total of 364 citations and holds an h-index of 8 and an i10-index of 7 across his body of work. Since 2019, he has garnered 316 citations and maintains an h-index of 7 and an i10-index of 6. These metrics reflect the impact and influence of his research contributions in the academic community. 📚🔍

Melaku Berhe | livestock economics | Best Researcher Award

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