Amdissa Teshome currently runs the consultancy firm, A-Z Consult in Addis Ababa. He holds a MSc in Agricultural Economics from Wye College, a PhD from University of London as well as being a graduate in Economics from Addis Ababa University.
He began his career with the Ministry of Agriculture in Ethiopia and has over 10 years of experience as researcher/trainer at Imperial College at Wye (formerly Wye College) University of London. Dr Amdissa has also written articles, conference papers and developed training manuals, guidelines and handbooks in early warning, safety nets and targeting. The manuals are based on adult learning principles and encourage active learning. His background in distance education has given him the edge in this market.