Contact Tadesse Gashaw Asrat

Areas of expertise

  • Agrifood Systems
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Soil

Background

Tadesse is a graduate of Soil Sciences and undergraduate of Plant Sciences. He is interested in soil and agronomic research, with a focus on smallholder crop-livestock farming systems. He has been working as a research officer for Natural Resource Management and Soil Productivity at the International Crops Research Institute in Semi-arid Tropics (ICRISAT) from 08/2014 to 12/2019 and at Amhara Regional Agricultural Research Institute (ARARI) from 09/2005 to 07/2014 in Ethiopia. He is now pursuing his PhD project in Environment and Agrifood since December 2019 at Cranfield University (UK), in collaboration with Rothamsted Research (UK) and the Mohamed VI Polytechnic University (Morocco). His studentship research targets the evaluation and application of dry spectroscopy tools and methods for precise crop nutrient management.