Staff Individual List

  • First Name:    Dereje Bekele Jiru
  • Academic Rank:    Lecturer
  • College/Institute:    College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
  • Department/Team:    Department of Natural Resources Management
  • Current Position:- Dean, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
  • Field of Specialization:    Forestry/Production Forestry 

Research Interest:    Participatory Natural Resource and conflict Management, Social forestry/Agroforestry, Ecotourism, Links between Rural Livelihood and Forest Resources
List of Publications:   

  1. Thakdeal Kuet Lim1 , Debela Hunde Feyyisa2 and Dereje Bekele Jiru. 2016. Management and Utilization of Wild Nutraceutical Plants: Implications in Diversifying Food sources and Traditional Health care systems in Lare Woreda, Gambella Regional State, Southwest Ethiopia. Ethiop.J.Appl.Sci. Technol. Vol.7 (1): 1-17. 
  2. Dereje Bekele Jiru, John F. Kessy and Abdu Abdulkadir, 2011. CollaborativeForest Management in Belete-Gera National Forest Priority Area, Ethiopia: Prospects and Challenges, MSc Thesis, Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany.

        Workshop Proceedings

  1. Dereje Bekele Jiru, Jemal Abafita, Kefelegn Getahun, Abrham Bantirgu, Ayalew Talema and Kitessa Hundera, 2010. Assessment of Biophysical Resource Management in selected Villages of Gilgel Gibe Catchment, Southwestern Ethiopia, In: Proceedings of National workshop on Challenges and Prospects of Integrated Watershed Management on People’s Livelihood and Sustainability of Dams in Ethiopia (Jan 4-5, 2010,Jimma University, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine).

Contact address
P. O. Box:    307
Office Tel.:    +251 471 11 13 01
Cell Phone:    Telephone: +251 911 80 39 56
Fax:    +251 471 11 09 34
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