endalkachew.wolde-meskel

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Title: 
Dr.
Full name: 
Endalkachew Wolde-Meskel
First Name: 
Wolde-Meskel
Surname: 
Endalkachew
Function: 
Country coordinator Ethiopia

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4 years 3 months
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Ethiopia
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Endalkachew Wolde-meskel (E.Woldemeskel@cgiar.org) is a scientist at ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute) and a country coordinator for N2Africa project in Ethiopia (WWW.N2Africa.org). He has worked for over two decades in research and academia; at Hawassa University, Ethiopia as an Associate Professor of Soil Microbiology and coordinator for north-south collaborative projects on legume-rhizobium symbiosis and cyanobacteria. He has been a visiting scientist and researcher at various universities in Europe and N. America and supervised over 50 MSc and PhD students in his area of specialization. His main focus is on soil fertility, C & N transformation and N fixation, on intensification of crop-livestock systems through integration of legumes in farming systems. He has extensive experiences on exploration of biodiversity of rhizobia where he identified several novel genospecies and described new species. Endalkachew obtained his PhD from Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway and an MPhil from University of Wales, Bangor, UK, published and co-authored large number of scientific papers in pear reviewed international journals https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=list_works&hl=en&user=Cp6W7BEAAAAJ&gmla