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Chief of Executive Officer and head of EEA Secretariat   Getachew Diriba
  Division: Director
  Area of specialization: Agricultural Economics
  Professional experience:

Getachew Diriba worked as extension program officer and Project Manager of the Kobo Alamata Agricultural Development Project in Northeastern Ethiopia; Program Manager for CARE Ethiopia; Regional Adviser for Southern and Eastern Africa for CARE International. He also worked for the United Nations World Food Program in Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping for the Southern, the Great Lakes, and the Central Africa Regions; Head of Program in the Republic of the Sudan, Regional Program Adviser for the Middle East and Central Europe, Director of the Partnerships and Capacity Development Service at Headquarters, Country Director and Representative in the Republic of Liberia, and Country Director and Representative in the People’s Republic of China, in which he established the China Centre of Excellence for WFP. He retired from WFP in early 2017.



  Additional information:

Book Review: Overcoming Agricultural and Food rises in Ethiopia, 2019

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