As part of its ongoing capacity building efforts, NBDC engaged various students to take part to its activities.
The following table is not fully up-to-date but gives a good overview of the kinds of work for which NBDC students were hired.

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No
Name of Student
University
Name of Supervisor
Nile sector
Thesis Title
Duty Site
Start and end date
1
Bedasa Eba
Haramaya
Amare Haileslassie
N2
Study of livestock feed sourcing and feeding strategies and its implications on rain water use efficiencies in a mixed-crop livestock systems in the Highlands of the Blue Nile Basin
Fogera, Jeldu Diga
July-June
2
Ayele Abebe
Hawasa
Amare Haileslassie
N2
Livestock management practices and production objectives and its implications on rain water use efficiencies in mixed crop-livestock systems in the highlands of Blue Nile Basin
Fogera, Jeldu Diga
August-July
3
Birhanu Ayana
Ambo
Bharat Sharma, Matthew McCartney and Birhanu Zemadim
N2
A Study of Rainwater management interventions in the Jeldu District, Ethiopia
Jeldu
Nov 2010 -July 2011
4
Tolerra Megersa
Ambo
Bharat Sharma, Matthew McCartney and Birhanu Zemadim
N2
Assessing the role of Traditional Land Management Practices in Improving Cropland Productivity: the case of Diga Woreda, Oromia
Diga
Nov 2010 -July 2011
5
Tewodros Tafesse
Bahir Dar
Birhanu Zemadim Matthew McCartney and Bharat Sharma
N2
Physically based Rainfall-Runoff modelling in Northern Ethiopian highlands. The case of Fogera catchment.
Fogera
May 2011-Dec 2011
6
Simegnew Tamir
Haramaya
Kindie Getnet
N2
Market Imperfection, the Brokerage Institution and Smallholder Market Linkages in Fogera: Opportunities and Challenges of the Horticultural Market Chain
Fogera
August 2011 – March 2012
7
Tsegaye Megersa
Hawassa
Kindie Getnet
N2
Potato Value Chain Analysis in Jeldu: Opportunities, constraints, and upgrading strategies
Jeldu
August 2011 – March 2012
8
Geremew Kefyalew
Addis Ababa
Kindie Getnet
N2
Participation of Smallholders in Sesame Production and Marketing: The Case of Diga
Diga
August 2011 – March 2012
9
Alemayehu Wudneh
Ambo
Teklu Erkossa
N4
‘Runoff, Soil and Nutrient Loss Assessment at Diga Watershed’
Diga
June 2011-March 2012
10
Bamlaku Desalegn
Ambo
Teklu Erkossa
N4
‘Runoff, Soil and Nutrient Loss Assessment at Jeldu Watershed’
Jeldu
June 2011-March 2012
11
Getnet Taye
Bahir Dar
Teklu Erkossa
N4
‘Runoff, Soil and Nutrient Loss Assessment at Fogera Watershed’
Fogera
June 2011-March 2012
12
Negasa Bane
Ambo
Teklu Erkossa
N4
Cropping Pattern Mapping and Assessment of Management Practices on crop Water Productivity
Diga
June 2011-March 2012
13
Addisu Asfaw
Ambo
Teklu Erkossa
N4
Cropping Pattern Mapping and Assessment of Management Practices on crop Water Productivity
Jeldu
June 2011-March 2012
14
Nurelegn Mekuriaw
Bahir Dar
Teklu Erkossa
N4
Cropping Pattern Mapping and Assessment of Management Practices on crop Water Productivity
Fogera
June 2011-March 2012
15
Seifu Admassu Tilahun
Cornell University
Charlotte Macalister
N4
Hydrologic consideration in designing effective soil and water conservation practices in Blue Nile Basin

Late 2013?
16
Essayas Kaba
Cornell University
Charlotte Macalister
N4
Modeling the effect of land use change on Lake Tana water quality

Late 2012 / early 2013
17
Haimanote Bayabil
Cornell University
Charlotte Macalister
N4
Enhancing rain-fed agriculture productivity and mitigating climate change impact on degraded soils using biochar, charcoal, and biofuel crops in the northern Ethiopian highlands

2014
18
Abeyou Worqlul
Cornell University
Charlotte Macalister
N4
(proposed) Enhancing Rainfall Productivity in Ethiopia for Increased Food Security

2014/5
19
Adanech Yared
Ethiopian Institute of Water Resources (EIWR)
Charlotte Macalister
N4
Downstream Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Large Water Use in Omo-Gibe River Basin

2014/5
20
Shiferaw Muleta
AAU
Tilahun Amede
N5
Environmental Impacts of Sustainable Land Management Practices in the Blue Nile Basin of Ethiopia

Sept 2011-Feb 2013
21
Mihretu Mulu
AAU
Tilahun Amede
N5
Institutional and Socio Economic Determinants in Sustainable Land and Water Management within the Blue Nile Basin of Ethiopia: Study on Selected Watersheds

Sept 2011-Feb 2013
22
Ahmed Amdihun
AAU
Tilahun Amede and Lisa Rebelo
N3/N5
The Environmental Predicaments in the Blue Nile Basin the Land and Livelihoods

Nov 2011-Jan 2013
23
Elias Damtew
Haramaya
Tilahun Amede and Peter Ballantyne
N5
Communication for Improved Knowledge Sharing in Rain Water Management: Case Study of NBDC

Dec 2011-April 2012
24
H/Egziabher Dechasa
Wageningen
Alan Duncan
NBDC


Nov 2011-July2012
25
Anna Tarrant
Emory University
Katherine Snyder, Beth Cullen
NBDC
Adoption of Rainwater Management Strategies


26
James Ramsey
Emory University
Katherine Snyder, Beth Cullen
NBDC
Livelihoods and the Process of Adoption: An overview of variables that contribute to the adoption of new practices among smallholder households in rural Ethiopia and a typology of NBDC best management practices

- Aug. 2012
27
Jacob Wood
Emory University
Katherine Snyder, Beth Cullen, Liza Debevec
NBDC
Output called 'Jeldu project summary'
Jeldu

28
Claudia Langford
Emory University
Katherine Snyder, Beth Cullen, Liza Debevec
NBDC
???
Output called 'NBDC site stories'
Diga

See also this NBDC Student List as a Word doc

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