Prof.Tekalign Mamo has been named Person of the Year by Awramba Times readers
You, our esteemed readers, were cordially invited to cast your vote for an Ethiopian you think had an enormous role in Ethiopia this past Ethiopian year, 2006.
Accordingly, Prof.Tekalign Mamo has been named Person of the Year by the majority readers of Awramba Times website all over the world.
Professor Tekalign Mamo had received the Yara Prize 2014 on Tuesday in Addis Ababa, in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of agriculture.
The ceremony was held on the sidelines of the Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2014. Prof. Tekalign has been engaged in several initiatives on soil fertility, addressing both acidic soils and nutrient deficiencies through his recommendations and leadership. His achievements have also led to his position as one of 13 global commissioners for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, and is serving as one of 27 leading global experts in the Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils. He still guides and supervises graduate students.
Prof. Tekalign is also the founder of the Ethiopian Journal of Natural Resources.
Please listen journalist Ezra Ejigu’s report on Professor Tekalign Mamo below