Dr Mesfin Tilahun Gelaye

Dr Mesfin Tilahun Gelaye


Mekelle University


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Mesfin is an associate professor of Economics and postdoctoral research at both MU and Norwegian University of Life Sciences. His research works focus on economic valuation of ecosystem services, cost benefit analysis of land degradation and land use changes and implications to SDGs, land use rights, landless youth, and impact of access to natural resources on poverty. The geographic coverage of his published works include Ethiopia, Ghana, Africa, and Asia. His research work on continental level economic analysis of land degradation and implications to SDGs include 45 countries of Africa and 44 countries in Asia.

Fields Of Expertise

Economic valuation of ecosystem services