Mengistu Ketema (Ph.D)

 

mengistu kAcademic rank: Associate Professor

Specialization: PhD Agricultural Economics

Research Interest: Production economics and agricultural systems analysis, environmental and resource economics, impact assessment studies, marketing and price analysis, value chain analysis, and economics of climate change.

 Contact Details:

Email:mengistuket@gmail.com or mengistuket@yahoo.com

Phone: +251 911 79 31 80 (mob.) and +251 255 53 03 29 (Off.)

Fax: +251 255 53 01 06 (Research Office)

Postal address: P.O.Box 48, Haramaya University, Ethiopia

List of publications:

  1. MelkamuBelina and MengistuKetema (2013) Impact of Microcredit on Farm Productivity: The Case of Deder and GoroGutu Districts, East Hararghe Zone, Ethiopia. In:MengistuKetema, Mengistu Urge, NigussieDechassa, EndriasGeta, Mohammadamin Hussein, Temesgen Keno, and YemisrachGetachew (eds.) (2013) Proceedings of the National Conference on Loan and Saving: The Role in Ethiopian Socio-economic Development. 15-16 February 2013, Haramaya, Ethiopia.
  2. YalfalTemesgen, AyalnehBogale, and MengistuKetema (2013) Determinates of Degraded Forest Rehabilitation: Ordered Probit Analysis for SekelaMaraim Forest, Western Ethiopia. International Journal of Ecological Economics & Statistics. Vol. 31(4): 41-53
  3. DegyeGoshu, Belay Kassa and MengistuKetema (2013)Is food security enhanced by agricultural technologies in rural Ethiopia?African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics Vol. 8(1): 58 – 68.
  4. KumilachewAlamerie, MengistuKetema, and FekaduGelaw (2013) Risk Management Strategies and Pesticides Use in Vegetable Production: The Case of Smallholder Farmers in KombolchaWoreda, East Hararge Zone, Oromia National Regional State,Ethiopia, Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development Vol. 4(7): 108-116.
  5. DegyeGoshu, Belay Kassa and MengistuKetema (2013) Measuring diet quantity and quality dimensions of foodsecurity in rural Ethiopia, Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics Vol. 5(5): 174-185.
  6. AdugnaTafesse, GazahgneAyele, MengistuKetema and EndriasGeta (2013) Adaptation to Climate Change and Variability in Eastern Ethiopia,  Journal of Economics and Sustainable DevelopmentVol. 4(6): 91-103.
  7. TibebeEshete, MengistuKetema, Belay Kassa (2013) Economic Impact of Support Service Program on Micro and SmallEnterprises: The Case of Dire Dawa Administration, Ethiopia. Agris on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics Vol. 5(1): 21-29.
  8. GutuTesso, BezabihEmana and MengistuKetema (2013) Maintaining minimum livelihood under changing climate in North Shewa zone, Ethiopia: a mathematical programming approach. International Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science, Vol. 3(2): 51-65.
  9. AemroTazeze, Jemma Haji, and MengistuKetema (2012) Climate Change Adaptation Strategies of Smallholder Farmers:The Case of Babilie District, East Harerghe Zone of OromiaRegional State of Ethiopia.Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development,Vol 3 (14): 1 – 12
  10. DegyeGoshu, Belay Kassa, MengistuKetema(2012)Measuring Smallholder Commercialization Decisions and Interactions in Ethiopia. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development,Vol 3 (13): 150 – 160.
  11. DegyeGoshu, Belay Kassa, MengistuKetema(2012)Does crop diversification enhance household food security? Evidence fromrural Ethiopia. Advances in Agriculture, Sciences and Engineering Research,Vol 2 (11): 503 – 515.
  12. GutuTesso, BezabihEmana, MengistuKetema (2012) A time series analysis of climate variability and its impact on food production in North Shewa Zone, Ethiopia. African Crop Science Journal, Vol. 20, Issue Supplement s2, pp. 261 – 274.
  13. GutuTesso, BezabihEmana, MengistuKetema (2012) A time series analysis of climate variability and its impact on food production in North Shewa Zone, Ethiopia. A Paper presented on the 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference IDRC-Davos 2012: Integrated Risk Management in a Changing World, 26-30 August 2012, Davos, Switzerland.
  14. GutuTesso, BezabihEmana and MengistuKetema (2012) Analysis of vulnerability and resilience to climate change induced shocks in North Shewa, Ethiopia.Agricultural Sciences,Vol 3(6): 871-888.
  15. GutuTesso, MengistuKetema, and BezabihEmana (2012) Adaptation to Climate Change and its Impact on Food Production in North Shewa Zone, Ethiopia. Advances in Agriculture, Sciences and Engineering Research.Vol. 2 (8): 285 – 298.
  16. GutuTesso, BezabihEmana and MengistuKetema (2012) Econometric analysis of local level perception, adaptation and coping strategies to climate change induced shocks in North Shewa, Ethiopia. International Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science, Vol. 2(8): 347-363.
  17. MengistuKetema and Siegfried Bauer (2012) Factors Affecting Intercropping and Conservation Tillage Practices in Eastern Ethiopia. Agris on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics4 (1): 21-29.
  18. MengistuKetema and Siegfried Bauer (2012) Determinants of Adoption and Labor Intensity of Stone-terraces in Eastern Highlands of Ethiopia. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development3(5):7-1
  19. MengistuKetema and Siegfried Bauer (2011) Determinants of manure and fertilizer applications in Eastern Highlands of Ethiopia. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture 50 (3): 237-251.
  20. MengistuKetema (2011) Determinants of Crop Productivity in Eastern Highlands of Ethiopia: An Instrumental Variables Approach. In: Bauer, S. and E. Budjurova. “Issues and Challenges in Rural Development: Compendium of Approaches for Socio-Economic Development in Developing Countries Vol. III”. PP. 211-222.
  21. MengistuKetema (2010) Land Management, Agricultural Productivity, and Rural Income: The Case of Eastern Highlands of Ethiopia. Farming and Rural Systems Economics Series, Volume 120, Margraf Publishers, ISBN 978-3-8236-1605-4, ISSN 1616-9808 (Part of PhD dissertation).
  22. MengistuKetema (2009) Impact of Technology on Wheat Production: A Decomposition Analysis of Output Change for Smallholder Farmers in Bale Highlands, Southeastern Ethiopia. VDM Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-639-18389-4.
  23. MengistuKetema, Mengistu Urge, NigussieDechassa, EndriasGeta, Mohammadamin Hussein, Temesgen Keno, and YemisrachGetachew (eds.) (2013) Proceedings of the National Conference on Loan and Saving: The Role in Ethiopian Socio-economic Development. 15-16 February 2013, Haramaya, Ethiopia.
  24. MengistuKetema, Mengistu Urge, NigussieDechassa, EndriasGeta, Mohammadamin Hussein, Temesgen Keno, and YemisrachGetachew (eds.) (2013) Proceedings of the National Conference on Loan and Saving: The Role in Ethiopian Socio-economic Development. 15-16 February 2013, Haramaya, Ethiopia.
  25. Mengistu K.,Paulos A., Aseffa S., Bekele H. (2004) Participatory On-farm Evaluation of Barley Production Packages in the Highlands of Bale. In: TesfayeZegeye, LegesseDadi, and DawitAlemu (Eds.). 2004. Agricultural Systems Analysis and Constraints Identification. Proceedings of the workshop held to discuss the socioeconomic research results of 1998-2002. pp. 107-113. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
  26. Mengistu K.,Paulos A., Aseffa S., Bekele H. (2004) Profitability of Some Crops in Bale Highlands. In: TesfayeZegeye, LegesseDadi, and DawitAlemu (Eds.). 2004. Agricultural Technology Evaluation, Adoption and Marketing. Proceedings of the workshop held to discuss the socioeconomic research results of 1998-2002. pp. 59-71. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.