Dr. Wubneshe Dessalegn Biru

Research Fellow

Professorship for Development Economics and Policy


Dr. Wubneshe Dessalegn BIRU is an agricultural and development economist who obtained her Ph.D. in 2022 from the University of Hohenheim, with a thesis titled "The impact of agricultural innovations on poverty, vulnerability, and resilience to food insecurity of smallholders in Ethiopia." She has been involved in various research projects and currently holds the position of Senior Researcher and Co-Manager of the PRIMA project "Impact of Climate-Smart and Water-Saving Frontier Agriculture on the WEFE Nexus in Arid Mediterranean Regions" (FrontAg Nexus).

You can find further information about the FrontAg Nexus research project here:

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