Across East Africa’s pastoralist areas, people’s livelihoods are increasingly diversified. Although education is a pathway to positive livelihood options, levels of formal education and literacy in these areas fall far…
Fasil is responsible in the representation of the Africa Regional Office to the Ethiopian government. As a business manager, he ensures that all Ethiopian regulations are followed, and he is responsible for the administrative and financial operations of the office. He also assists in the preparation of new proposals and budgets.
An Ethiopian born a U.S. citizen, Fasil lived in the U.S from 1981–2008. From 1992–2005 he worked for several U.S. corporate entities and as an administrator in Ethiopia where he gained experience in USAID and DFID programs.
He has a B.S. from Frostburg State University in international studies, with an emphasis in economics.
Married with a daughter and extended family in the Washington D.C. area, Fasil travels to the U.S. to see his family and visits Boston for work.