Merkineh Mesene Mena

Full Name: Merkineh Mesene Mena

Educational level: MSc.
Academic Rank:  Assistant Professor
College/School: Agriculture
Department/Team: Natural Resource Management
Field of Specialization:  Watershed Management

Research Interest:  (Please write in a phrase and not maximum of more than five)  

  • Natural Resource Management
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Watershed management
  • Environment related and policy
  • Climate change, Energy, LUP, Erosion, Irrigation
  • Sustainable land Management, Wetlands, Ecology

List of Publications: (please list all of your publication as an example listed below)   

Merkineh Mesene, 2016. Determinants of choice decision for adoption towards Conservation Intervention Practices, Southern Ethiopia. Global journal of Env’tal Science; ISSN 2224-3208 (Paper) ISSN 2225-093X (Online): Vol.16, No.6:pp33-41

Merkineh Mesene, 2016. The Role and Implications of Wetlands to Climate Change. Global journal of Env’tal Science; : Online ISSN: 2249-460x & Print ISSN: 0975-587X : Vol.16, No.6, 2016:pp 77-88

Merkineh Mesene and Tsegaye Kabtamu, 2017. Study on Soil quality Variations b/n the Prosofis juliflora dominated land & Adjacent land use types, Afar region Ethiopia. Journal of Resources  Development and Management: ISSN 2422-8397: An International Peer-reviewed Journal (Online): Vol.30  

Merkineh Mesene and Aklilu Bajigo, 2017. Farmers understanding of Soil Erosion Hazards & Management measures; Wolaita zone, Ethiopia. Journal of  Civil and Environmental Research; Vol.9, No.3, 2017

Merkineh Mesene and Lukas Shanka, 2017. Review on the Realization of National Food Independancy through Scaling up SWC Practices, Ethiopia. Journal of Resources Development and Management; An International Peer-reviewed Journal: Vol.30, 2017. 

Merkineh M, Aklilu B and Debebe D, 2017. Integrated Watershed Management for Ecosystem Balance & Climate Change: Ethiopia. Journal of Civil and Environmental Research; ISSN 2224-5790 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0514 (Online) :Vol.9, No.9:pp1-12.

Merkineh Mesene, 2017. Extent & Impact of Land Degradation and Rehabilitation  Strategies: Ethiopian Highlands; 17/3-Extent-and-Impact-of-land.pdf: ISSN 2249-460x & Print ISSN: 0975-587X (Online): Vol.17, No.3:pp49-61

Merkineh Mesene, Aklilu Bajigo, Efrem Gulfo and Gashaw Gismu, 2018. Community Adoption of Watershed Management Practices at Kindo Didaye District, Southern Ethiopia. Int J Environ Sci Nat Res, Volume 14 Issue 3 - September 2018: DOI: 10.19080/IJESNR.2018.14.555881

Aklilu B.,Bekele L.,Merkineh M & Barana B.,2019. Is the expansion of Eucalyptus tree a curse or an opportunity? Implications from a dispute on the tree’s ecological and economic impact in Ethiopia: A Review. Journal of Ecology and The Natural Environment. DOI: 10.5897/JENE

Conference Participations

Merkineh Mesene and Tsegaye Kabtamu, 2016. Soil quality Variations b/n the Prosofis juliflora dominated land & Adjacent land use types, Afar region Ethiopia. Wolaita Sodo University 8th annual reseacr conference.

Merkineh Mesene and Tsegaye Kabtamu, 2017. Soil quality Variations b/n the Prosofis juliflora dominated land & Adjacent land use types, Afar region Ethiopia. Samara University 1st annual research conference.

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