Gender Fellows Profiles
Birhanu M Lenjiso, is an Agricultural Sociologist and a Post-Doctoral Fellow at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI). He has over ten years of teaching and research experience in Ethiopia. He has taught sociology, gender and research courses at Ambo University (Ethiopia) for six years. While in Ambo University, Birhanu has also served as chief academic program officer, coordinator of center for gender initiatives (CGI) and head of the department of sociology and social works. He was also a consultant at ILRI between July-Decmber 2013. His research areas include land policy, smallholder agriculture, value chains, nutrition, and food security with strong focus on gender issues. He has published numerous works on the impact of agricultural development policies in Ethiopia in international and national peer-reviewed journals. He has a PhD in Social Sciences from Radboud University Nijmegen, an MA in Sociology and BA in Sociology and Social Anthropology from Addis Ababa University.