Tsedeke Abate


Tsedeke Abate has more than four decades of experience as a leader and researcher at international, regional, and national levels. He is the founder and leader of HGV (Homegrown Vision), an independent think-tank on African agriculture. He led the Drought Tolerant Maize for Africa project and CIMMYT's Maize Seed Systems in Africa between April 2012 and July 2017. Between February 2008 and March 2012, Tsedeke led the Tropical Legumes II project of ICRISAT which was implemented across Africa and Southern Asia. He was Director General of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, where he introduced transformational changes, between December 2003 and March 2007.

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