Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher

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With a degree in botanicals from the University of North Wales, he returned to Ethiopia where, since 1970, Dr. Tewolde Berhan Gebre EGZIABHER has directed the Biology Department at the University of Addis Ababa and Asmara as well as the national herbarium. In addition to his university life, Dr. Tewolde is the Director of the Ethiopian Environmental Protection Agency. He represented his country in the United Nations conference on Environment and Development (1992) and he is also the spokesperson for African countries against genetically modified organisms (GMO) in the revision of the International Treaty on Phytogenetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.

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