Dr. Abera B. Demeke | Development & Agricultural Policy Advisor

Dr. Abera B. Demeke has over ten years of experience in economic and business research, as well as teaching at post-secondary level. Before joining University Canada West, Dr Demeke was a research fellow at the University of Hohenheim and a research officer at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) based in Addis Ababa.  He is also an adjunct faculty with Kwantlen Polytechnic University. 

Dr. Demeke has published various articles in reputable scholarly journals and presented papers in conferences such as the International Panel Data Conference at the University of Amsterdam, and Seminar of the European Association of Agricultural Economists at the University of Hohenheim.

He received an MsC in development economics from the University of Göttingen and a PhD (magna cum laude) from the University of Hohenheim, Germany. Abera is excited to contribute to TWSB mission by providing policy advise and research.