BDU Senate Members

Name: Dr. Mandefro Nigussie

Position in the Board: Member

  • Academic Background: PhD in Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Leadership experiences and other services to date:

Director General, Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, March 2018-present

Senior Consultant: UNDESA, April 2017-March 2018

Deputy Regional Director for Horn of Africa, Oxfam America, March 2010-April 2017

World Bank Project Coordinator, January 2007-March 2010

Dryland Crop Research Program Leaders, 2000-2002

Maize Breeder, 1992-2006

  • Time when you joined the BDU Board: January 2019