Senior Researchers

Bart MintenBart Minten, PhD
b.minten@cgiar.org
ESSP Program Leader and Senior Research Fellow
Bart is originally from Belgium and joined IFPRI as a senior research fellow in December 2006. He works with the Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD). Since June 2011 he has been posted in Addis Ababa and is currently the Program Leader of the Ethiopia Strategy Support Program, as well as continuing to operate as a senior research fellow with ESSP/IFPRI.
AlemayehuAlemayehu Seyoum Taffesse,
DPhil
a.seyoumtaffesse@cgiar.org
Senior Research Fellow
Alemayehu, an Ethiopian citizen, joined Ethiopia Strategy Support Program (ESSP) in the Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD) of IFPRI as research fellow in January 2009. He is currently working as a Senior Research Fellow in the same program, and plays a key role in the Ethiopian Economics Association.
GuushGuush Berhane, PhD
guush.berhane@cgiar.org
Research Fellow
Guush Berhane, an Ethiopian citizen, first joined the Ethiopia Strategy Support Program in the Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD) of IFPRI as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in December 2009. He is currently working as a Research Fellow in the program.
FantuFantu Nisrane Bachewe, PhD
f.nisrane@cgiar.org  or fantish@hotmail.com
Research Coordinator
Fantu, an Ethiopian citizen, first joined the Ethiopia Strategy Support Program in the Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD) of IFPRI in May 2010 as a research collaborator.  He continued in the DSGD for four years, and was recruited as an Associate Research Fellow on the Impact Evaluation of Feed the Future project of the program. He is currently working as a Research Coordinator in the program.
KalleKalle Hirvonen, PhD
k.hirvonen@cgiar.org
Research Fellow
Kalle Hirvonen, a Finnish citizen, joined the Ethiopia Strategy Support Program in the Development Strategy and Governance Division (DSGD) of IFPRI in March 2014. He is currently working on the Impact Evaluation of Feed the Future project of the program as well as other projects.