Yeshambel Mekuriaw Chekol

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information        

Given name:YeshambelMekuriawChekol (PhD)

Address:        P.O. Box 2172, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia

Telephone  Mobile: +251-0918769593


Nationality:      Ethiopian

Date of Birth:     21 / 09 / 1975

Gender:     Male

Field of Study:  Animal Nutrition (PhD) from Haramaya University awarded in October 2012

Work Experience and positions: 

  • Livestock and forage expert in ministry of agriculture from 1999-2005
  • Lecturer in Bahir Dar University the Department of Animal Science & Technology since 2006 up to now
  • Main activities and responsibilities: conducting lectures, research, community service
  • College of agriculture & environmental sciences farm manager from December 2012 to July 2015
  • Animal production MSc program coordinator since December 2012. Animal Feeds and Nutrition course Chair from December 2012 July 2016.
  • Served as farm manager for two and half years.
  • Kolela Solar model village Community service coordinator since November 2015
  • I have actively involved in the research and community services program of Bahir Dar University
  • Together with other professionals I prepared the Amhara Region Feeds &                                                         feeding road map from April to May 2015. The document submitted to Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA).
  • Together with other professionals I prepared the Amhara Region youth dairy enterprise document from March 2016 to June 2016.
  • Working as Technology Transfer and University industry linkage director since in May 2016.
  • Currently, I am research team member of five year (2017-2022) Next Generation Sustainable Land management (SATREPS) Japan project.


Selamawit Demeke1, Yeshambel Mekuriaw2 and Bimrew Asmare2. 2017.  Assessment of livestock production system and feed balance in watersheds of North Achefer District, Ethiopia. JAEID 2017, 111 (1): 175-190.

Genet Tilahun, BimrewAasmare and Yeshambel Mekuriaw . 2017. Effects of harvesting age and spacing on plant characteristics, chemical composition and yield of desho grass (Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin.) in the highlands of Ethiopia.  Tropical Grasslands-Forrajes Tropicales (2017) Vol. 5(2):7784


Malede Birhan, Yeshambel Mekuriaw, Aschalew Asefa, Shewangzaw AddisU, Addis Getu . 2016. Crop residue quality loss and forage conservation strategy in Mecha District of Amahara region, Ethiopia.  Online Journal of Animal and Feed Research Volume 6, Issue 5: 107-112; Sep 25, 2016

GebruTefera, FirewTegegne,YeshambelMekuriaw, Solomon Melaku&  Atsushi  Tsunekawa. 2015.   Effects of different forms of white lupin (Lupinusalbus) Grain supplementation on feed intake, digestibility, growth Performance and carcass characteristics of Washera sheep fed  Rhodes grass  (Chlorisgayana) hay-based diets.

NahomEphrem, FirewTegegne, YeshambelMekuriaw, LikawentYeheyis. 2015. Nutrient intake, digestibility and growth performance of Washera lambs supplemented with graded levels of sweet blue lupin (Lupinusangustifolius  L.) seed. Small Ruminant Research 130 (2015) 101–107.

Yeshambel Mekuriaw and BimrewAsmare.2014.Assessment of Pig production and constraints in Mecha District, Amhara Region, Northwestern Ethiopia, Advances in agriculture Volume (2014), Article ID 329254, 5 pages

BimrewAsmare and YeshambelMekuriaw.2014. Exogenous enzymes in nutrient digestion and health of non-ruminant: Carbohydrases enzyme. Research Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Management. Vol. 3(12), pp. 605-611.

BimrewAsmare and Yeshambel Mekuriaw.2014. Application of biotechnology in farm animal nutrition and feeding: A Review.  Vol. 2(1), pp.1-8.

Yeshambel Mekuriaw. 2013. Reducing livestock related methane emissions using rumen                                                 biotechnology: Overview of possibilities for Ethiopia. Pacesetter Online Publishers Vol. 1(1), pp.1-8.

YeshambelMekuriaw, M. Urge and G. Animut, 2012. Intake, Digestibility, Live                                               weight Changes and Rumen Parameters of Washera Sheep Fed Mixtures of Lowland bamboo (Oxytenantheraabyssinica) Leaves and Natural Pasture  Grass hay at different ratio.Pakistan Journal of Nutrition 11 (4): 322-331.

YeshambelMekuriaw, M. Urge and G. Animut, 2011: Role of indigenous Bamboo species (Yushaniaalpina and Oxytenantheraabyssinica) as ruminant feed in northwestern Ethiopia. Livestock Research for Rural

Development.23(9).Available at

YeshambelMekuriaw, R P Moudgal and TilahunSeyoum, 2006.Modification & Comparative Evaluation of the Existing & Modified hay-Box Brooder in MechaWoreda of Amhara region, Ethiopia.Livestock                              Research for Rural Development.Volume 18 article # 63.


MuluBayray, EsubalewTamrat&YeshambelMekuriaw. 2008. Practical Attachment Program: Achievements and Constraints. The Triple Helix---University-Industry-Government Relations.International Organisation for Knowledge Economy and Enterprise Development.pp.102-107.


   Professional-      Member of Ethiopian Society of Animal Production

   Civic society  -      Member of Achefer Development Association

    Civic society   -    Member of society for eco-tourism conservation and biodiversity



Name:FirewTegegne (PhD)

Address:BahirDar  University Tel: + 251918782297(mobile); E-mail: College of Agriculture and Environmental SciencesBahir Dar, Ethiopia, Po.Box   79


Name:GetachewAnimut (PhD)

Address: Agricultural transformation agency, Addis Ababa

Tel:      + 25193244514(mobile);E-mail: