Misganaw Teshager Abeje

Misganaw Teshager Abeje

Misganaw Teshager Abeje is an Assistant Professor of Disaster Risk Management at Bahir Dar University and currently also serves as the Research and Training consultant to the Ethiopian Disaster Risk Management Commission (EDRMC). He also teaches and mentors postgraduate students at the University of Juba, South Sudan, and the University of Hargeisa (UOH), Somaliland. 

With a BSc, MSc, and PhD in Disaster Risk Management, he is one of the few DRM professionals in Ethiopia, having studied in Ethiopia, USA and Japan. He brings over 13 years of experience in Disaster Risk Management, early warning systems, climate change adaptation, food and livelihood security, emergency management, and humanitarian action. He has served as a national/international consultant for various organizations, including UNDRR, ADPC, the World Bank Group, ERCS, FAO, USAID, Save the Children, and Action Against Hunger. 

Misganaw co-authored the Ethiopian Multi-Hazard, Impact-Based, Early Warning, and Early Action Roadmap (MH-IB-EW-EAS) and its implementation plan, was a core team member for the newly revised Ethiopian Disaster Risk Management Policy and Co-developed the Ethiopian Disaster Risk-Informed Development Planning Manual (DRIP). In addition to local training, he has extensive experience in DRR/CCA, EWS, and food security training and education in South Africa, Kenya, and Japan. 

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  • Organization
    Bahir Dar University
  • Profession
    Assistant Professor
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