19 July 2018
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The rains have arrived in Ethiopia

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July 2018: the planting can start in the north of Ethiopia. The nursery employees are preparing seedlings to be loaded to the truck and transplanted by the community to our final restoration sites in the degraded Desaa forest.

Aklilu Negussie Mekuria

PhD Bioscience Engineering, MSc Tropical Land Resources Management, BSc Dryland Agriculture & Natural Resources Management
Project Manager Ethiopia

Aklilu manages the various planting projects that WeForest is developing in Ethiopia. With a PhD in Bioscience Engineering from the University of Leuven (Belgium), a Master's degree in Tropical Land Resources Management and a Bachelor's degree in Dryland Agriculture & Natural Resources Management from Mekelle University (Ethiopia), Aklilu is highly qualified to cover all aspects of the complex development for the WeForest holistic and qualitative landscape restoration projects in Ethiopia. Prior to joining WeForest, Aklilu conducted research in Africa and Europe for 12...