11 Dec - Shimelis Gizachew Raji (MINA)

PhD degree – Public Defence

Shimelis Gizachew Raji, Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management, will defend his PhD thesis “Climate Smart Agriculture in smallholder farming systems in the central rift valley of Ethiopia: potentials for improving productivity, climate change adaptation and mitigation”

11 Dec - Shimelis Gizachew Raji (MINA)

Norwegian title of thesis:
«Klimasmart jordbruk på små gårder i den etiopiske riftdalen: muligheter for bedre produktivitet, klimatilpasning og redusert utslipp av klimagasser»

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture:

«Physical, biological and chemical degradation of tropical soils: factors and processes in farming systems in Africa»

Time and place for the trial lecture and the public defence:

Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 12:15 hrs, U215, Festsalen, Clock Building, NMBU, Ås

Evaluation committee:

First opponent: Dr. sc. Lutz Merbold, Mazingira Centre Sustainable Livestock Systems, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya
Second opponent: Dr. sc. Alice Mutiti Mweetwa, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
Committee coordinator: Dr. Susanne Eich-Greatorex, NMBU                                                    


Main supervisor:  Professor Trond Børresen, NMBU
Dr. Peter Dörsch, NMBU
Professor Trine Sogn, NMBU
Professor Jens Bernt Aune, NMBU
Dr. Worku Walelign (Hawassa University)

The doctoral thesis is available for public review at the NMBU library
Thesis number 2019:95, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1658-1

Published 27. november 2019 - 9:24 - Updated 28. november 2019 - 15:31