Wednesday, August 05, 2009

New staff member at HOORC

Dr. D.T. Fanta has just joined HOORC from the Forest Stewardship Council, (FSC) Africa Regional Office in Ghana, where he served as Regional Director from 2003. Originally from Ethiopia, Dr. Fanta has contributed immensely to forest research, education and development not only in Ethiopia but in Africa and to the global community as a whole He has also been instrumental in promoting responsible forest management through the facilitation and certification of FSC national initiatives in Africa. Prior to his appointment as Regional Director (FCS) , he held several powerful positions in his home country including Director General of the Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organisation (EARO). He holds a Phd in Forest Vegetation Ecology . Welcome Dr Fanta !

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