Mr. Yonas Abebe is a PhD candidate and lecturer at the Ethiopian Institute of Water Resources of Addis Ababa University.
He is also 2014 Norman Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program Fellow. During his fellowship at Montclair State University, Mr. Yonas is working with Dr. Clement Alo, Assistant Professor Earth and Environmental Studies Department.
On November 13, 2014 he gave a seminar on ‘’ETHIOPIA THIRTEEN MONTHS OF SUNSHINE WATER TOWER OF THE NILE’’ to Montclair State University Community. Yonas’s presentation offered an overview of the history of Ethiopia, Africa’s oldest country, its people and their culture. Mr. Yonas also discussed issues related to Ethiopia’s developmental needs and its water resources.