Board

Dr. Fikru Deksisa Sadesso

Dr. Fikru Deksisa Sadesso

Chair Person

Educational Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Agriculture;
  • MSc. in Forestry;
  • MBA IICM-FFAEM[1]
  • Diploma in professional management
  • Many trainings

Work Experience

  • Sept. 2011 to date: Economic analyst and Investment coordinator at UAE’s Embassy;
  • June 2006-August 2011: Dept Head of MSE[2] Development at Oromia MSE Development & Community Mobilization Agency;
  • Nov. 2005-April 2006: Head of Natural Resource and Environmental Protection at Oromia Bureau of Agricultural and Rural Development Bureau;
  • Deputy Head (May. 2003- Oct. 2005) and team leader (August 1998-April 2003) at Oromia Bureau of Natural Resources & Environmental Administration (zonal & later Bureau level), and others
  • Contributions in various task forces working on VC[3], BPR,
  • Conducted two commissioned researches
  • Publications (two, viz.: investment potentials and opportunities in Ethiopia and Tourism potential of Ethiopia);
  • Membership of Professional Association: Member of world Life and Environmental Conservation Society of Ethiopia

Adde/Mrs. Askeberech Belayneh Mengesha

Adde/Mrs. Askeberech Belayneh Mengesha

Director

Educational Qualification

  • MA in Sociology (from RVU university);
  • BA in Development Management (ECSU)

Work experience

  • August 2015 to date: GM at Oromia Agricultural Coop Federation;
  • July 2011 to Jan. 2015: Chairperson of Oromia Women Association;
  • Jan. 2008 to June 2011: Advisor at Oromia Labor and Social Affairs Bureau;
  • March 2001 to August 2004: Head, District Finance Office;

Obbo/Mr. Fikadu Dugasa

Obbo/Mr. Fikadu Dugasa

Director

Work Experience

  • August 2015 to date: GM at Oromia Agricultural Coop Federation;
  • July 2011 to Jan. 2015: Chairperson of Oromia Women Association;
  • Jan. 2008 to June 2011: Advisor at Oromia Labor and Social Affairs Bureau;
  • March 2001 to August 2004: Head, District Finance Office;

Educational Qualification

  • MA in Sociology (from RVU university);
  • BA in Development Management (ECSU[1])

[1] Ethiopian Civil Service College


Obbo/Mr. Garomsa Bayisa Balcha

Education Qualification

Director

  • MBA-from RVU ;
  • BSC. In Agr. Econ form Haramaya University;

Work Experiences

  • August 2018 to date: GM at Ambo FCU ;
  • June 2006 to May 20018: Marketing Manager and HR and Materials Management Head respectively at Ambo FCU ;
  • Nov. 2006 to May 2018: Planning Expert in WSZAO ;
  • Sept. 2003 to Jan. 2005: Expert on Agro-forestry and Rural Land Administration at West Showa Zone Agricultural and Rural Development Office;
  • July 1997 to August 2003: Head of Marketing and Loan Team at District Cooperative Promotion Office;

Obbo/Mr. Kebede Asefa Sishah

Obbo/Mr. Kebede Asefa Sishah

Deputy Chair Person

Work Experience

  • March 2018 to date: Program Associate-smallholders support at WFP 1 :
  • Dec. 2012 to Feb. 2018: Program Assistant of purchase for progress (F4P)
    program:;
  • August 2009 to Nov. 2012: Program officer UNDP at United Nations
    Volunteers ( UNV);
  • Sept 1988 to June 2009: Acting Head of Coop Promotion Work Process;
  • Program Coordinator-RUFIP; Head of Zonal Coop Prom Dept., Junior
  • Expert coop promotion at OCPA 2 ;

Educational Qualification

  • MSC in Cooperative Marketing (Mekele University);
  • PGD in cooperative Business Mgt.;
  • BA in Sociology & Social Admin. ( AAU);
    Various development related trainings

Adde/Mrs. Elfinesh Alemayehu Tadesse

Adde/Mrs. Elfinesh Alemayehu Tadesse

Director

Educational Qualification

  • BSC. In Law
  • Various trainings

Work Experience

  • Current: East Wellega Zone Public Service and Human Resources Development Officer
  • 21 yrs of service (District Women Affairs, Communication Office manager, Zonal Women Association Chairperson, Zonal communication vice manager);

Obbo/Mr. Mulugeta Dagne Shiferaw

Obbo/Mr. Mulugeta Dagne Shiferaw

Director

Educational Qualification

  • MBA from Paradise Valley University College
  • BA in Business Management;
  • Diploma in Cooperative Management from Ardaita ATVET College

Work Experience

  • April 2012 to date: GM of Wonji Sugarcane growers’ Cooperative Union;
  • Dec. 2009 to Jan. 2012: Deputy Head of District Coop Promotion Office;
  • Jan 2008 to Nov 2009 :Team leader of District Cooperative Promotion Office ;
  • August 2005 to Sept. 2008: Coop Promotion Expert to at District Coop. Promotion Office;

Obbo/Mr. Tefera Anbesa Kuma

Obbo/Mr. Tefera Anbesa Kuma

Director

Educational Qualification

  • MBA-from Lead Star University;
  • BA in Coop Business Mgt. from Ambo University;
  • Diploma in Accounting from Alfa University College
  • Diploma (in Basic Computer);
  • Training on (IFRS, training methodologies, other TOT and coop mgt. trainings)

Work Experience

  • Sept. 2017 to date: GM of Yhaenu PLC;
  • August 2016 to August 2017: Coop. Project Capacity Building Coordinator at Adriot Consultancy
  • Service ;
  • June 2006 to July 2016: Team Leader of Agricultural Coop. Devt. at Zonal Office and Regional OCPA respectively;