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Temesgen Tadesse Deressa
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  • Silver Spring, MD
  • United States
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Oct 6, 2014
Temesgen Tadesse Deressa posted a blog post

Genetically Engineered Crops: Key to Climate Adaptation and Food Security in Africa?

By : Temesgen Deressa, Jessica Pugliese and Mwangi S. Kimenyi |Sub-Saharan Africa is a continent that faces serious food security problems that threaten millions of inhabitants. The problem of African food security is further exacerbated by an over-reliance on rain-fed agriculture, conflicts that displace farmers, and insecure property rights. Increasingly, the problem of climate change is placing severe constraints on Africa to be able to feed its people. It is quite evident that the “Africa…See More
Oct 6, 2014
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The Warsaw Framework for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+): What It Means for Africa

Brookings: AGI, Africa in focusby: Temesgen Deressa, Bryce Campbell and Mwangi S. Kimenyi | November 27, 2013On November 23, 2013 the United Nations Climate Change Conference, the 19th Conference of Parties (COP19), concluded in Warsaw. One of the significant outcomes of the conference was an agreement on a framework to support developing nations reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+). This framework, called the Warsaw Framework for REDD+, is backed by…See More
Aug 5, 2014
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What is your name?
Temesgen
What organisation do you work for?
Brookings Institution
What country are you based in?
USA
Please summarise your areas of climate-change expertise (in terms of subjects and geographical areas)
Economic impact, vulnerability and adaptaion to climate change in Africa
What is your telephone number?
+ 301 221 1064
Do you have a Skype account?
Temesgen Tadesse Deressa
Which languages can you give interviews in?
Oromo and English
What is your website address?
http://www.brookings.edu
Please use this section to introduce yourself in more detail so the administrator can decide whether to approve your membership
I study the economics of climate change, institutions, development and welfare impact of conflict in Africa.

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Genetically Engineered Crops: Key to Climate Adaptation and Food Security in Africa?

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