Environment Directorate

Conact person: Workiye Worie

Head, Environmental Directorate

MSc in Aquatic Ecology and Ecotoxicology 

Other Staffs of the Directorate 

1. Berihun Tefera (Find CV here)

2. Goraw Goshu (Find CV here)

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

4. Belachew Getnet (PhD) (Please find CV here)

     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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