• Commercial Off-take under
Smallholder Mixed Crop-Livestock Production System in Ethiopia & its Determinants
for Improving Live Animal Supply for Export Abattoirs, Asfaw Negassa, PhD. ILRI,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
• Governance and Agricultural Productivity: Microeconomic Evidence from Ethiopia, Daniel Zerfu, PhD Candidate, Gothenburg University, Sweden
• Agricultural Research and Development in Ethiopia, Efrem Bechere, Ph.D. Soil Science Department, Texas Tech. University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
• Contribution of Farmers Breeders in Meeting Food Security: The Case of Sorghum in Ethiopia. Firew Mekbib, Haramaya University, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia & Department of Plant & Environmental Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway
• Technical Efficiency Among Southeastern Ethiopian Farmers: Investigating the Role of Credit, Hussein Hamda, PhD, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden, Haremaya University, Ethiopia
• Cereal Production and N-Fertilizer Demand in Greater Horn of Africa and Egypt: Analysis Based on Material Balance. Shawel Betru, PhD Student, University of Tokyo, Japan
• Analysis of Farmers Preference for Development Intervention Programs in Ethiopia: A Case Study of Subsistence Farmers in Eastern Highlands of Hararge. Wegayehu Bekele, Diredawa University, Diredawa, Ethiopia
• Critical Factors Hampering Agricultural Productivity in Ethiopia: The Case of Northern Ethiopian Farmers,Yezihalem Tesfa, St.Mary University College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
• The Political Economy
of Poverty Reduction Policies in Ethiopia, Abu Girma, PhD. Optimum Solutions,
Tukuba Science City, Ibaraki, Japan
• Do Foreign Direct Investment & Foreign Aid Promote Good Governance? Adugna Lemi, Blen Solomon & Sisay Asefa, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
• Households’ Willingness to Resettle and Preference to Forms of Compensation for Improving Slum Areas in Addis Ababa City. Alebel Bayrau and Genanew Bekele Ph.D. candidates, respectively, Hoheneim University, Germany; & Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria.
• Investor’s Willingness to pay for Urban Land: the Case of Addis Ababa City. Alebel Bayrau and Genanew Bekele, Ph.D. candidates, respectively Hoheneim University, Germany & Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria.
• The Role of Exchange Rate Uncertainty and Political Risk on Foreign Direct Investment into Africa, Blen Solomon and Sisay Asefa, Western Michigan University
• Aid, Growth, and Poverty Alleviation in Ethiopia, Sintayehu Fissha, PhD, Makelle University, Ethiopia
• Fiscal Response to External Finance, Dawit Senbet, PhD & Aberra Senbetta, PhD Candidate, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
• Investigation of Quality Awareness, Developments and Factors Impeding Product Quality Improvements in Ethiopian Medium and Large Scale Manufacturing Industries. Gebremeskel Kahsay, Ph.D. Student, P.H. Osanna & N.M. Duakbasa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria.
• Estimating Remittances from the US to Ethiopia, Gezahegn Bekele, PhD, US General Accounting Office, Washington DC. USA
• Private Transfers, Informal Loans and Risk Sharing among Poor Urban Households. Seife Dendir, PhD, Reardon University & Eskander Alvi, PhD, Western Michigan University, MI,USA.
• Building Democratic Institutions
of Governance& Civil Institutions. Erku Yimer, PhD. Ethiopian National Congress,
• Determinants of Institutional Quality, Eyerusalem Siba, Graduate Student, Gothenburg University, Sweden.
• Examining the 2005 Ethiopian Parliamentary Elections Results Under Alternative Electoral Rules, John Ishiyama, PhD. Department of Political Science, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO
• Leadership Perspective: Country Development and Transition to Free Market Economy: Kinfu Adisu, PhD, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI
• Party Politics, Political Polarization & the Future of Democracy in Ethiopia, Merera Gudina, PhD. Department of Political Science and International Relations, Addis Ababa University
• The Status Local Good Governance in Ethiopia, Meskerem Shiferaw, Consultant, the Netherlands Development Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
• What role Should Civil Society Organizations Play to Address Ethnic Conflicts in Ethiopia? Sisay Gebre-Egziabher, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
• Prerequisites to Macro-Economic Development & Globalization in the Horn of Africa, Vestal, Theodore, PhD. Department of Political Science, Stillwater, OK.USA.
a Strategy and Mechanism for Greater Horn of Africa Peace and Development, BT
Constantinos, PhD.Center for Human Environment, Addis Ababa.
• Toward Resolving the Ethiopia-Somalia Dispute, Daniel Kendie, PhD, Department of History and Philosophy, Henderson University, Arkansas.
• Challenges of Regional Peace After the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in the Sudan, Grawert, Elke, University of Bremen, Germany
• “An Ethiopian Dilemma: Deep Structures, Wrenching Process” Levine, Donald, PhD, University of Chicago. (Key Note Lecture)
• The Global Response to the Darfur Crises in the Sudan, Mehari Maru, John Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.
• The Problem of Social and Cultural Norms Among Ethiopian (Political) Elites, Salaam Yitbarak, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Canada.
• United States Policy in the Horn of Africa, James Swan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, US State Department, DC ( Special Lunch Lecture)
• Changes in Child Nutrition
Statistics in Ethiopia: Evidence from 2000 and 2005 Demographic and Health Surveys,
Alemayehu Ambel, PhD, and Wei-Chiao Huang, PhD, Professor, Western Michigan
• Government’s Response to the Challenge of HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia, Bedri Jebril Mohammed, PhD Student, Nihon Fkushi University, Japan.