Environment Directorate

 Environment Directorate Staffs

1. Berihun Tefera (Find CV here)

2. Goraw Goshu (Find CV here)

3. Shimelis Aynalem, B.Sc, M.Sc.Ho

     Lecturer in Wildlife Ecology & Omithology

     College of Agriculture & Environmental Science

     Bahir Dar University

     Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

     shimelisay@yahoo.co.in

     Information valid as of: Nov 30, 2014

Please find CV here

4. Belachew (Find CV here)

1.   

Completed Research Activities

 Environment Directorate has 12 completed research activities listed in the following table.

 Table 1 – Title & code of completed research activities of environment directorate of BNWI

S/N

Research  code

Research title

1

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/1

Mapping Vulnerability to climate change and variability in the Lake Tana Basin, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

2

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/2

Species Diversity, Abundance and Some Biological Aspects of Fishes in the Upper Blue Nile River, Blue Nile Basin

3

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/3

Spawning Migration of Labeobarbus Species to Sarwuha and Kima Rivers, Lake Tana Basin, Ethiopia

4

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/4

Aquaculture project

5

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/5

Wetland Project

6

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/6

Plant Biodiversity project

7

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/7

Agricultural water productivity project

8

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/8

A Spatially Distributed Runoff and Sediment Modeling by Incorporating Variable Source Area Hydrology( in the Upper Gilgel Abay River Catchment

9

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/9

Application of Artificial Network Modeling Techniques for Water Level Prediction in the Lake Tana

10

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/10

Estimating the Effects of Climate Change on Groundwater Recharge and Base Flow in Gumara Watershed, Upper Blue Nile Basin

11

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/11

Remote Sensing and GIS Application for Groundwater Exploration in Ribb and Gilgel Abay Catchments of the Sub-Tana Basin

12

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/12

Research Project 1: Erosion hotspot areas and mapping

2.   

Ongoing Research activities

Environment Directorate has 8 ongoing research activities listed in the following table.

Table 2 – Title & code of ongoing research activities of environment directorate of BNWI

S/N

Research  code

Research title

1

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/13

Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaption of Rural People Livelihood in North Central Highlands of Ethiopia, the Case of Lake Tana Basin

2

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/14

Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Hydrologic Responses of the Upper Blue Nile River Basin, Ethiopia

3

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/15

Agro-Ecosystem Pattern Analysis to Enhance Sustainable and Adaptive Farming System in Jemma Watershed, Blue Nile Basin

4

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/16

Management Strategies for Optimal Exploitation of Fish Stocks in Ethiopian Lakes: A Bio-Economic Model on Fish Stocks in Lake Tan, North-Western Ethiopia

5

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/17

Effects of Water Hyacinths on Juvenile of Fishes in the Lake Tana

6

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/18

Irrigation Canals and Sand Mining on Spawning Migration of Labeobarbus Species at Some Tributary Rivers of Lake Tana

7

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/19

Nutritional Value of Fish Meal in Lake Tana and Its Impact on Growth of Exotic Poultry

8

BNWI-Env-Res-2013/20

Evaluating CONCEPTS model in the Ethiopian Highlands, The case of Debere Mewi Watershed

 3.    New Research activities

Environment Directorate has 8 new research activities for 2014/15 listed in the following table.

Table 3 – Title & code of new research activities of environment directorate of BNWI 

No

Research  code

Research title

1

BNWI-Env-Res-2014/01

Evaluating and assisting the non-point source pollutants from Agricultural watersheds using watershed water Quality modeling

2

BNWI-Env-Res-2014/02

Poverty and Sustainable Agriculture in North Western Ethiopia: A Case Study in Farta District

3

BNWI-Env-Res-2014/03

Proximate analysis & Determination of Heavy Metals from Water & Common Fish Species in Lake Tana

4

BNWI-Env-Res-2014/04

Assessment of Physico-chemical and microbiological quality of drinking water at sources and house hold in rural Mecha district

5

BNWI-Env-Res-2014/05

Real climate change and possible adaptation and mitigation measure the case of Guna area, South Gondar, Ethiopia

6

BNWI-Env-Res-2014/06

Assessment of Pesticide Usage, application and Quantitative Determination of Predominant Pesticide Residues in Water and Crops of Tana Sub-Basins, Ethiopia

7

BNWI-Env-Res-2014/07

Challenges and Opportunities of Ethio-sudan Relations on Hydro politics of the Nile after the Announcement of Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Project

8

BNWI-Env-Res-2014/08

Feeding Ecology of Black-crowned cranes(Balearica pavonina)at Lake Tana Wetland areas, Ethiopia

 

 

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