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20th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies (ICES20)
Mekelle University, Ethiopia

"Regional and Global Ethiopia - Interconnections and Identities"
1-5 October, 2018

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06 Human Geography, Environment & Ecology

0602 Developing Waters, Crafting the State, and Remaking Society in Ethiopia

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0602-06SCALING UP COLLECTIVE ACTIONS OF SMALLHOLDER FARMERS IN LARGE-SCALE IRRIGATION SCHEMES, ETHIOPIAATAKILTE Beyene, The Nordic Africa Institute, SE-75236 Uppsala, Sweden
0602-07HYDRAULIC MISSIONS, RUINS AND REVIVAL: POLITICS OF SPACE IN THE TANA-BELES BASIN FROM 1985 TO TODAYKristin FEDELER, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland
0602-08GERD: RESHAPING DIASPORA AND OROMO ENGAGEMENT WITH THE STATE DEVELOPMENT PLANSAbeer R.Y. ABAZEED, Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs - Leiden University, The Netherlands
0602-16THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF KOGA DAM IRRIGATION WATER ON AGRICULTURE IN NORTHWEST ETHIOPIA: EVIDENCE FROM A STRUCTURAL EQUATION MODELMARKOSE Chekol Zewdie, Department of Engineering Management, University of Antwerp, Belgium; and Department of Economics, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Steven VAN PASSEL, Department of Engineering Management, University of Antwerp, Belgium; Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Belgium.
Jan COOLS, Department of Engineering Management, University of Antwerp, Belgium and Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Jan NYSSEN, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
ENYEW Adgo, Department of Natural Resource Management, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
AMARE Sewnet, Department of Geography Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
DAREGOT Berihun, Department of Economics Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
ZEMEN Ayalew, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Sofie ANNYS, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
0602-17HISTORICAL ECOLOGY OF WATER MANAGEMENT IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIAFederica SULAS, Centre for Urban Network Evolutions, Aarhus University, Denmark.
0602-18THE QUEST FOR HYDRO HEGEMONY AND THE CHANGING POWER RELATION IN THE EASTERN NILE BASINGASHAW Ayferam, Wollo University
0602-19NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN THE ETHIO-EGYPT RELATIONS OVER THE HYDRO-POLITICS OF NILE: ASSESSING THE CHALLENGES TO OPTIMAL COOPERATION ENDALCACHEW Bayeh, Ambo University
0602-20COOPERATION ENDEAVORS AND INSTITUTION BUILDING IN THE NILE RIVER BASIN: OPPORTUNITIES AND CONSTRAINTSTESFAYE Tafesse, Addis Ababa University, Center for African & Oriental Studies
0602-21GRAND ETHIOPIAN RENAISSANCE DAM (GERD) VS ETHNIC NATIONALISM NEXUS: ITS IMPLICATIONYIRGALEM Haile, Istanbul University

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0604 New Water-Energy Paradigms? Ethiopia’s Expanding Hydroelectric Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities for Domestic and Regional Energy Futures

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0604-02THE ROLE OF MAINSTREAM AND SOCIAL MEDIA IN SHAPING DEBATES AND NEGOTIATIONS OVER THE GRAND ETHIOPIAN RENAISSANCE DAM. EVIDENCES FROM ETHIOPIA, SUDAN AND EGYPT.Emanuele FANTINI, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education
Iginio GAGLIARDONE, University of Witswatersand, Johannesburg
WONDWOSEN Michago Seide, University of Lund
GERAWORK Aynejulu, independent researcher
0604-03GRAND ETHIOPIAN RENAISSANCE DAM AND ETHIO-EGYPTIAN RELATIONS: THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN SECURITIZATION AND DE-SECURITIZATIONSHIMELLIS Hailu, Wollo University
0604-04ASSESSING THE POTENTAIL OF RUN-OF-RIVER (ROR) HYDROPOWER ENERGY IN UPPER BLUE NILE BASIN, ETHIOPIAWULETAWU Abera, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
LULSEGED Tamene, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
0604-05DOWNSIDES FOR DOWNSTREAM LIVING COMMUNITIES – THE CASE OF THE TANA-BELES HYDROPOWER PROJECTSofie ANNYS, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
ENYEW Adgo, Department of Natural Resource Management, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
TESFAALEM Ghebreyohannes, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Steven VAN PASSEL, Department of Engineering Management, University of Antwerp, Belgium; Centre for Environmental Sciences, Hasselt University, Belgium
Joost DESSEIN, Department of Agricultural Economics, Ghent University, Belgium
Jan NYSSEN, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
0604-07THE GRAND ETHIOPIAN RENAISSANCE DAM AS ENERGY DISCOURSEWONDWOSEN Michago Seide, Lund University

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0605 Climate and Its Impact on Livelihood

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0605-01THE IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON AGRICULTURE AND LIVELIHOOD OF SMALL HOLDER FARMERS INCASE LIBO KEMKEM DISTRICT, SOUTH GONDER ZONES, ETHIOPIAMELESE Worku, Debre Tabor University
SAMAL Sahela, Gonder Universty
ABAY Banhun, Debre Markos
0605-02REVISITING INDIGENOUS BIOTIC AND ABIOTIC WEATHER FORECASTING FOR POSSIBLE INTEGRATION WITH SCIENTIFIC WEATHER PREDICTION: A CASE FROM THE BORANA PEOPLE OF SOUTH ETHIOPIA DESALEGN Yayeh, Addis Ababa University, Center For Food Security Studies
0605-03CLIMATE GOVERNANCE AND GENDER: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IDENTIFIED FROM ETHIOPIA'S CLIMATE RESILIENT GREEN ECONOMY STRATEGYAZEB Assefa Mersha, Ethiopian Civil Service University
0605-04THE ROLE OF PROTECTED NATURAL VEGETATION ON CARBON SEQUESTRATION POTENTIAL IN SOUTHERN TIGRAY, ETHIOPIA. IMPLICATION FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION.TESFAY Atsbha, Tigray Agriculture Research Institute, Ethiopia
ANTENEH Belayneh, Haramaya University
TESSEMA Zewudu, Haramaya University
0605-05IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON GROUNDWATER RECHARGE AND BASE FLOW IN THE SUB-CATCHMENT OF TEKEZE BASIN, ETHIOPIAKIFLOM Degef Kahsay, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute, Alamata center, Ethiopia
Santosh PINGALE, Department of Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering, Arba Minch Institute of Technology, Arba Minch University
SAMUEL Dagalo Hatiye, Department of Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering, Arba Minch Institute of Technology, Arba Minch University

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0607 Landscape Change and Land Use Change

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0607-02THE IMPACT OF SETTLEMENT HISTORY AND EXPANSION ON LANDSCAPE DYNAMICS IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIAZBELO Tesfamariam, Ghent University, Mekelle University
Jan NYSSEN, Ghent University
TESFAALEM Ghebreyohannes, Mekelle University
AMANUEL Zenebe, Mekelle University
KELEMEWORK Tafere, Mekelle University
Veerle VAN EETVELDE, Ghent University
0607-03DRIVING FORCES OF LANDSCAPE CHANGE IN THE MARGINAL GRABENS OF NORTHERN ETHIOPIAZBELO Tesfamariam, Ghent University, Mekelle University
Jan NYSSEN, Ghent University
TESFAALEM Ghebreyohannes, Mekelle University
AMANUEL Zenebe, Mekelle University
KELEMEWORK Tafere, Mekelle University
Veerle VAN EETVELDE, Ghent University
0607-04TRANSITION FROM FOREST-BASED TO CEREAL-BASED AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS: A REVIEW OF THE DRIVERS OF LAND USE CHANGE AND DEGRADATION IN SOUTHWEST ETHIOPIAHENOK Kassa, Mizan-Tepi University
Jan NYSSEN, Gent University
Stefaan DONDEYNE,Prof., KU Leuven
Jean POESEN, Prof., KU Leuven
Amaury FRANKL,PhD, Ghent University
Jan NYSSEN, Prof.,Ghent University
0607-05STREAM DYNAMICS RELATED LAND CHANGES AND IMPLICATIONS TO LAND MANAGEMENT IN A MARGINAL GRABEN ALONG THE NORTHERN ETHIOPIAN RIFT VALLEYBIADGILGN Demissie, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Amaury FRANKL, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
Paolo BILLI, International Platform for Dryland Research and Education (IPDRE), Tottori University, Japan
MITIKU Haile, Department of Land Resource Management and Environmental Protection, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Veerle VAN EETVELDE, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
Jan NYSSEN, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Belgium
0607-06LONG-TERM LANDSCAPE CHANGES IN RELATION TO RAINFALL VARIABILITY AND NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT IN THE NORTHERN ETHIOPIAN HIGHLANDSTESFAALEM G. Asfaha, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia
MITIKU Haile, Department of Land Resources Management and Environmental Protection, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia
Amaury FRANKL, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 (S8), B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
AMANUEL Abraha, Department of Land Resources Management and Environmental Protection, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia
Jan NYSSEN, Department of Geography, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281 (S8), B-9000 Ghent, Belgium
0607-07INTEGRATING NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY TO THE MILITARY MISSION: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN RECOGNIZING MILITARY LANDS AS ALTERNATIVE BIO DIVERSITY SANCTUARIES IN ETHIOPIADESSALEGN Dache Oulte, MINISTRY OF NATIONAL DEFENSE,JOINT MILITARY STAFF COLLEGE, Mekelle, Ethiopia

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0608 Water Resources, Irrigation and Rainfall

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0608-01TRADITIONAL METHOD OF FERMENTED KOCHO WASHING FORTIFYING ANTHROPOGENIC STRESS ON WATER RESOURCE AND ENSET PLANT IN HADIYA ZONE,ETHIOPIAALEMNEH Teshale Habebo, Former Technical Engineer at Gibe III and Grand Renaissance Dam project of Ethiopia with Salini Impregilo, Self-initiated researcher, Ethiopia
0608-02EFFECTS OF SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION ON VEGETATION COVER: A REMOTE SENSING BASED STUDY IN THE MIDDLE SILLUH VALLEY, NORTHERN ETHIOPIASOLOMON Hishe, Mekelle University; University of Dar es Salaam
WOLDEAMLAK Bewket, Addis Ababa University
James LYIMO, University of Dar es Salaam
0608-03SPATE FLOW AND SEDIMENT OPTIMIZATION IN SPATE IRRIGATION DIVERSION STRUCTURES HINTSA Libsekal Gebremariam, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute
0608-04SPATIO-TEMPORAL TREND ANALYSIS OF RAINFALL AND TEMPERATURE USING STATISTICAL APPROACH AND ITS IMPLICATION ON CROP PRODUCTION IN BERESSA WATERSHED, ETHIOPIATESFA Worku, Debre Berhan University and Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
0608-05ASSESSMENT OF BACTERIOLOGICAL AND PHYSIO CHEMICAL QUALITY OF DRINKING WATER IN CASE OF SHAMBU TOWN, OROMIA,ETHIOPIAMULATU Kassa Gedamu, Debre Tabor University
0608-06OPTIMIZING YIELD AND WATER USE EFFICIENCY OF FURROW IRRIGATED POTATO UNDER DIFFERENT DEPTH OF IRRIGATION WATER LEVELS HINTSA Libsekal Gebremariam, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute
KIDANE Welde Reda, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute
KIFLOM Degef Kahsay, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute
0608-07IDENTIFICATION AND PRIORITIZATION OF SUBWATERSHEDS FOR LAND AND WATER MANAGEMENT IN TEKEZE DAM WATERSHED, NORTHERN ETHIOPIAKIDANE Welde Reda, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute, Alamata Agricultural Research center
0608-08OPTIMIZING IRRIGATION WATER LEVELS TO IMPROVE YIELD AND WATER USE EFFICIENCY OF VEGETABLES: CASE STUDY OF TOMATO KIDANE Welde Reda, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute, Alamata Agricultural Research center
HINTSA Libsekal Gebremariam, Tigray Agricultural Research Institution, Alamata Agricultural Research center
KIFLOM Degef, Tigray Agricultural Research Institute, Alamata Agricultural Research centre

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0609 Ecological Systems and Population

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0609-01SPATIAL VARIATIONS OF CHILD UNDERNUTRITION IN EAST GOJJAM ZONE, ETHIOPIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR AGROECOSYSTEM BASED GEOGRAPHICAL TARGETED INTERVENTION.ZEWDIE Aderaw Alemu, Debre Markos University
0609-02DISEASE ECOLOGY OF METEKEL, 1890S TO 1990SAYENEW Fenta, PhD Candidate at AAu
0609-03ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS INFLUENCING ADOPTION OF AGROFORESTRY TECHNOLOGIES IN HALABA SPECIAL WOREDA, SOUTHERN ETHIOPIAMIHRETU Erjabo, Debre Tabor University
0609-04EFFECT OF GEOMORPHIC PROCESSES ON THE LIVELIHOODS OF POOR FARMERS ALONG THE MARGINAL GRABENS OF NORTHERN ETHIOPIAHAILEMARIAM Meaza, Geography and Environmental Studies, Mekelle University
BELETE Fentaye, Raya Qobo Woreda Agricultural Office
Jan NYSSEN, Department of Geography, Gent University
BIADGILGN Demissie, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Mekelle University
TESFAALEM G. Asfaha, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Mekelle University
0609-05NARRATIVES AND PRACTICES OF THE ETHIOPIAN GREEN ECONOMY. ON PROCESSES OF POLICY MOBILITY AND LOCAL EMBEDDEDNESS. Camilla BERGLUND, School of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences, Örebro University, Sweden.
DESALEGN Wanna, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Addis Ababa University
0609-06SOIL CONSERVATION AND ECOSYSTEM SERVICES IN THE ETHIOPIAN HIGHLANDS ALEMTSEHAY Teklay Subhatu, Centre for Development and Environment, Hallerstrasse 12, 3012 Bern, Switzerland. Institute of Geography, University of Bern, Hallerstrasse 10, 3012 Bern, Switzerland

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0610 Recent Studies on Energy, Waste, Sedimentation, Erosion

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0610-01RURAL POPULATION AND ENERGY: COSTS AND BENEFITS OF BIOGAS PLANTS DEVELOPMENT AT HOUSEHOLD LEVEL IN THREE SELECTED AREAS OF TIGRAYRAHWA Gebre Tesfahuney, PhD Candidate in Development Studies (Environment and Development) in AAU, Ethiopia
0610-02DISCLOSING THE DILEMMA OF MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT IN ROBE TOWNDUGUMA Erasu, Madda Walabu University
TESFAYE Feye, Madda Walabu University
AMAHA Kiros Gebreegziabher, Lecturer at Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Axum University, Ethiopia
ABEL Balew Bimrew, Assistant Lecturer at Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Madda Walabu University
0610-03SEDIMENT YIELD AT SOUTHWEST ETHIOPIA’S FOREST FRONTIERHENOK Kassa, Mizan-Tepi University
Jan NYSSEN, Gent University
Amaury FRANKL, PhD, Gent University
Stefaan DONDEYNE, Prof.,KU Leuven
Jean POESEN,Prof.,KU Leuven
Jan NYSSEN, Prof., Gent University
0610-04ASSESSING RUNOFF AND SOIL EROSION BY WATER USING GIS AND RS TECHNIQUES AT MIDMAR CATCHMENT, NORTHERN ETHIOPIATSEGAY Aregawi, Institute of Geo-information and Earth Observation Sciences, Mekelle University, Ethiopia.
AMANUEL Zenebe, Department of Land Resources Management and Environmental Protection, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
ATNKUT Mezgebu, Department of Land Resources Management and Environmental Protection, Mekelle University, Ethiopia
0610-05WET AIR OXIDATION:IN PERSPECTIVEGETACHEW Dagnew, Addis Ababa University

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