Staff Individual List

First Name:    Tariku Mekonnen
Academic Rank:    PhD sttudent
College/Institute:    Jimma College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Department/Team:    Natural Resources Management Department
Field of Specialization:    Wildlife Ecology
Research Interest:    Large Mammal Ecology, Wetland Birds
List of Publications:   


  1. Dessalegn Obsi Gemeda, Abebayehu Aticho Minstro, Debela Hunde Feyssa, AkaluDafissa Sima  and Tariku Mekonnen Gutema. 2016. Community knowledge, attitude and practice towards black crowned crane (Balearica pavonina L.) conservation in Chora Boter district of Jimma Zone, Ethiopia, Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment,8(4), 40-48.
  2. Leta Gobosho Amaja, Debela Hunde Feyssa and Tariku Mekonnen Gutema. 2016. Assessment of types of damage and causes of human-wildlife conflict in Gera district, south western Ethiopia.Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment. Vol.8 (5), pp. 49-54.
  3. Buechley, Evan R.; Sekercioglu, Cagan H.; Atickem, Anagaw Meshesha; Gebremichael, Gelaye; Ndungu, James Kuria; Mahamued, Bruktawit Abdu; Beyene, Tifases; Gutema, Tariku Mekonnen & Lens, Luc (2015). Importance of Ethiopian shade coffee farms for forest bird conservation. Biological Conservation.  ISSN 0006-3207.  188, s 50- 60 . doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2015.01.011
  4. Tariku, M. and Abebayehu, A. 2011.The driving forces of Boye wetland degradation and its bird species composition, Jimma, Southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment Vol. 3(8), ISSN 2006 – 984.
  5. Tariku, M., Mohammed, Y., Afework, B. and James, M. 2011. Food selection and habitat association of Starck’s hare (Lepus starcki) in Bale Mountains National Park,Ethiopia. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 4(7):728-734, 2011. ISSN 1996-3343/DOI:10.3923.
  6. Mohammed, Y., Tariku, M., Afework, B. and James, M. 2011. Food Selection and Feeding Behaviorof Giant Mole Rat (Tachyocytesmacrocephalus, Ruppell, 1842) from Sanetti Plateau of Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. 4(7):735-740.

Contact address
P. O. Box:    307
Office Tel.:   
Cell Phone:   

+251-917-082424
Fax:    251-047-111-09-34
E-mail Address:    tmgutema@yahoo.com