T.N. Kahsay MSc

PhD researcher


T.N. Kahsay is a PhD student in the department of Environmental Economics of IVM Institute for Environmental Studies at the VU University Amsterdam. He has a backĀ­ground in Natural Resource and Sustainable Agricultural from the Agricultural University of Norway (now Norwegian University of Life Sciences), with specialization on development and resource economics. His MSc thesis addressed farm size efficiency in smallholder agriculture. Currently, he is working on the International Blue Nile River Basin Management project, focusing on general equilibrium modelling of the water resources management and development of the Nile River Basin.

Academic training

2000M.Sc. in the Management of Natural Resources and Sustainable Agriculture with, specialization in Development and Resource Economics, Department of Economics and Social Sciences, Agricultural University of Norway
1989BA in Economics, Department of Economics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Professional employment history

2001-presentLecturer, School of Economics, Addis Ababa University
1996-1998Socio Economist, Commission for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Rehabilitation in Tigray, Ethiopia
1994-1995Marketing Head, Livestock Resources Development Co., Ethiopia
1990-1993Junior Expert, Ethiopian Ministry of Trade

Selected publications

Mulat, D., Tewodros, N., Techane, G. & Bekele, H. (2008). African Imperatives in the New World Trade Order: The Case of the Agricultural Sector of Ethiopia. In Ademola Oyejide, T. & Dominique, N. (eds.), African Imperatives in the New World Trade Order. African Economic Research Consortium. Nairobi.

Mulat, D., Tewodros, N., Solomon, D., Assefa, B. & Temesgen A. (2004). Decent Work Deficit in the Ethiopian Cotton Sector. ILO SRO, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.