The Department of Natural Resources Management

in Wolkite University was established in 2012 to produce equipped and enhanced natural resources management professionals with adequate competence and technical knowledge of Natural Resources Management.

Objectives of the Department

  • Producing qualified and competent man power in the field of Natural Resources Management.
  • Undertaking demand oriented and problem solving research.
  • Enable students to understand and comprehend problems in Natural Resources Management and search for solutions through research, extension and management aspects of natural resources.
  • Provide technical advices, consultancy services and tailored short term trainings to development agents and other stakeholders working in natural resource and environmental and environmental management areas.
  • Integrate teaching-research activities with extension activities so as to extend and disseminate new improved technologies.
  • Establish partnership with related development partners to promote sustainable NRM.
  • Designing technologies for conservation and wise utilization of the biodiversity and biodynamic natural resources of the country.

Vision

The Department of Natural Resources Management aspires to be among the leading departments of Natural Resources Management and center of excellence in Enset, Coffee and Avocado fruits in Ethiopia by 2020.

Mission

  • Offering high quality education and training,
  • Conducting demand driven and problem solving research and consultancy.

Graduates Profile

Graduates of the Natural Resources Management program will have the skill and knowledge to:

  • Participate in the study and inventory programs on forest, soil, water, wildlife, fish and other related resources.
  • Evaluate, monitor and asses reforestation, conservation and management.
  • Regularly maintain and perform environmental impact assessments.
  • Adopt integrated water shade management approaches.
  • Apply modern tools and techniques in management of Natural Resources and environmental protection
  • Teach courses, design and conduct trainings in the areas of natural resources.
  • Manage government and private enterprises, teaching and research institutions/organizations endowed in natural resource management aspects and relevant issues.
  • Be entrepreneurs.

Program Structure and Duration

The program has 13 modules and 43 courses offered in 3 years (6 semesters)/full time. Most of the modules will be finalized within 2 semesters while some took only a semester. One module consists one to five courses. The program encompasses major and supportive (common) courses.

Admission requirements

  • To be admitted for B.Sc. program in Natural Resources Management, candidates should complete preparatory education in Natural Science section and must pass the entrance examination.
  • Applicants for summer and extension programs should have diploma in the field of Natural Resources Management, Plant Sciences and other related fields from recognized institutions and can be enrolled based on the university’s requirements and academic polices.

Graduation requirements

  • Successful completion of all courses.
  • Cumulative average (CGPA) of 2.00 and above, and
  • No "F" grade in any course taken.

 Staff profile of Natural Resource Management

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Name

Position

Specialization

Email

Phone number

Remark

1

Mesfin Sahle

lecturer

Geo Informatics

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251911091897

 

on study

2

Belay Zerga

lecturer

Land Resource Management

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251911713511

on study

3

Teshome Yitbarek (PhD)

Assistant Profesor

Soil Science

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251927426316

College Dean

4

Fitsum Tesfaye

lecturer

Soil Science

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251912010743

on study

5

Solomon Abirdew

GA3

Agroforestery/forestery

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251927109605

on study

6

Sewagegn Asfaw

lecturer

Enviroment and Development 

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251912028521

on study

7

Terefe Hanchiso

lecturer

Geo Informatics

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251911903169

on study

8

Abrham Berta

lecturer

Enviromental Science

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251913796285

on study

9

Abdeta Jambere

lecturer

Soil Science

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251917047855

 

10

Degemu Abza

GA3

Hydrology 

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251916186836

on study

11

Beresa Birhanu

lecturer

Watershed Management 

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251911957141

 

12

Yenenesh Hailu

lecturer

Environment and Development 

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251910766964

 

13

Nigatu G/ Medhin

lecturer

Land and water resource management

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251917190705

 

14

Tekalign Tafese

Lecturer

 Forest and Nature Management

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251943206455

 

15

Musema Shewaga

Lecturer

Soil and water conservation engineering

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251913346495

 

16

Habitamu Kerebeh

Lecturer

Geo-information science

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25191334695

 

17

Maruf Dino

GA3

Agroforestery

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251921416473

 

18

Mohammed Jemal 

Senior technical assistance

Geographical information system(GIS)

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251922548490

 

19

Alemtsehay Teka(PhD)

Lecturer

Plant science (Ethnobotany)

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251963059440

 

20

Shibikom Desalegn

Field assistance

Natural resource management

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0922042565

 

 

 

Contact

Tamru Demsis (Ph.D)
Ac/V/President
Wolkite University, 07
Wolkite, 07
Ethiopia
+251 11 3220054
Mobile: 0930289749
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Contact

Teshome Yitbareke (Ph.d)
Dean, College of Agriculture
Wolkite University
Wolkite, 07, 07
Ethiopia
+251 11 3220169
Mobile: +251 927 42 63 16

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