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I am interested in research issues related to—natural resource governance, sustainable development, corporate social responsibility, climate ethics & justice, conflict resolution, judicial independence and industrial pollution control & management.
2019 Vanessa Johnston, Tsegai Berhane Ghebretekle, Ryan Kraski, Jorge Ignacio García Nielsen, Ana Miola and Mrinalini Shinde, Resolution of Environmental Disputes A Book Chapter (chapter 4), in Kirk W. Junker (ed.), 2019, Environmental Law Across Cultures: Comparisons for Legal Practice, 1st Edition, London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
In Africa, traditional conflict resolution is based on values, norms, cultures and beliefs as practiced by the members of the community. Thus, traditional conflict resolution decisions are readily accepted by the community. However, colonialism had very serious impact on African values, norms, cultures and beliefs. It disregarded, undermined and we...
Ethiopia offers an important case study on the role of law in regulating industrial pollution in developing countries. In the past decade, Ethiopia’s pursuits toward rapid economic growth have been at a high cost, with serious implications for the environment through industrial pollution. Ethiopia has taken steps to introduce industrial pollution l...
This article examines the concept of sustainable development after the Post-2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement with particular emphasis on Ethiopia. Various African countries are vulnerable to climate change, as is evidenced by recent droughts. Ethiopia is selected as a case study in light of its pace in economic growth and as a country which is a...
The article analyses how the formal legal systems in Ethiopia and Kenya marginalised and prevented traditional forms of resolving conflicts over natural resources. Both countries best illustrate two rapidly growing economies in transition. However, in Ethiopia and Kenya, conflicts over natural resource have to be understood in relation to their res...
Dereje Teklemariam, Witlox, F., Azadi, H., Kelemework Tafere., Mitiku Haile., Nyssen, J., Tsegai Berhane. 2013. Agricultural resources outsourcing in the western lowlands of Ethiopia: Exploratory evidence from Guba-Dangure Districts, Benishangul Gumuz Region, Ethiopia. Paper presented at INALCO Conférence, Paris, 16 April 2013. Journée d’études, Journée d’études éthiopiennes (Available at ; http://www.inalco.fr/IMG/pdf/prg_Journee_d_etude_16_avril_2013_.pdf)
Rediscovering the wealth of African Dispute Resolution through traditional courts