Mandefro Nigussie

Chief Executive Officer

Mandefro Nigussie is the Chief Executive Officer of the Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA). The Agency is an initiative of the Government of Ethiopia, established by federal regulation to promote agricultural sector transformation in Ethiopia by identifying solutions to systemic bottlenecks in key program areas. Prior to joining the ATA, Mandefro served as a State Minister of t... Read More

Yifru Tafesse (PhD)

Deputy Chief Executive Officer

Yifru Tafesse (DBL) is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (DCEO) of the Ethiopian Agricultural Tr...

Chimdo Anchala (PhD)


Dr. Chimdo Anchala is the Senior Director of Production & Productivity Projects vertical. In ...

Dawit Phillipos

Senior Director of Operations

Dawit Phillipos is the Senior Director of Operations. In this role, he is responsible for support...

Abebe Diriba

Senior Director, Oromia ATA Regional Office

Abebe Diriba is the Senior Director of ATA Oromia Regional Office. In this role, Abebe is respons...

Dereje Biruk


Dereje Biruk is the Senior Director Implementation Support vertical. In this role, Dereje is resp...

Teshome Walle (PhD)

Senior Director,Amhara ATA Regional Office

Dr. Teshome Walle is the Senior Director of Amhara ATA Regional Office, He is responsible for lea...

Dagnachew Lule (PhD)

Senior Director, Agricultural Commercialization Clusters (ACC)

Dr. Dagnachew Lule is the senior director of Agricultural Commercialization clusters (ACC). The A...