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(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Shigdaf Mekuriaw Zewdu

Beneficiary country: 
Ethiopia
Fellow: 
Mekuriaw Zewdu Shigdaf Ethiopia Born on 12 June 1984 in Wegeltena, Delanta, Ethiopia shigdafmekuriaw@yahoo.com; shigdafmekuriaw@gmail.com
Country of study: 
Japan
Last degree obtained: 

MSc in Animal Sciences (Specialization Animal Production), Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia (2011)

Scholarly work and publications: 

Mekuriaw, S., Tegegne, F., Tewabe, D. and Tsunekawa, A. 2016. A Review on Potential Utilization of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) as Livestock Feed with Particular Emphasis to Developing Countries in Africa. International Journal of Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 4. http://scholar.waset.org/1999.13/43297

Mekuriaw, S., Tegegne, F., Tsunekawa, A. and Zerihun N. 2016. Investigation on current status, challenges and existing knowledge on Utilization of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) for Livestock Feed around Lake Tana, Blue Nile Basin of Amhara Region, Ethiopia. (In press).

Ichinohe , Mekuriaw, S., Tegegne, F., and Tsunekawa, A. 2016. Effect of supplementation of water hyacinth on feed intake, digestibility and growth performance of Washera sheep around Lake Tana, Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia. (Submitted to a journal).

Conference proceeding

Mekuriaw, S., Tegegne, F., Tewabe, D., and Tsunekawa, A. 2015. Potential Utilization of Water hyacinth (Eichorniacrassipes) as Livestock Feed for Developing Countries with Particular Emphasis to Africa: A Review. The conference TropiLakes2015 held in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia from 23 to 29 September 2015. http://geoweb.ugent.be/tropilakes2015/