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Demissew, Sebsebe

Category: TWAS Fellows
Professor of Botany at the College of Natural Sciences, Addis Ababa University. He is a Board member of the Ethiopian Academy of Sciences, member of the Danish Academy of Sciences. He obtained his PhD in 1985 from Uppsala University, Sweden. He was former President of the Ethiopian Biological Society and Secretary General of the “Association pour l'Etude Taxonomique de la Flore d'Afrique Tropicale) and Council member of the International Association of Plant Taxonomy. He was the National Winner of the TWAS Prize for Young Scientists. Received an Honorary Degree of Science from the University of Nottingham, UK
First Names Sebsebe
Surname Demissew
Nationality Ethiopia
Category Fellow
Year of Election 2012
Section 03-Biological Systems and Organism
Keywords Plant Biodiversity, Conservation and Sustainable use; Vegetation and Environment.