Yitagesu Tekle

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Senior Researcher

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Senior Researcher at the Governance Programme of European Forest Institute. He is currently working as a Coordinator of the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance and leader of EFI Global Forest Governance Team. Yitagesu has been working on advancing knowledge of forest governance, restoration, drivers of land use changes and policy analysis in Africa, Asia, and Latin America for the past 12 years. His most recent work focuses on public private partnership in forest sector, climate mitigation and forest sector reform. He has been involved in various projects as lead investigator, project co-coordinator and project manager. Prior to joining EFI, Yitagesu worked as a natural resource expert for the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Education in Ethiopia. 

Key topics: Forest and climate change governance and policy; Forest sector reform, Forest governance assessment and monitoring

yitagesu.tekle @ efi.int
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+49 173 6581630