Misganaw Meragiaw

Mr Misganaw Meragiaw

Full Name Misganaw Meragiaw Mollaw
Academic Rank/Status Lecturer since 2012
Working for AAU since Since 2012
Administrative positions held if any/ past and present
Education attended

MSc in Plant Biology and Biodiversity Management, School of Graduate Studies, Addis Ababa University, 2012.

Successful completion of Remedial Courses, Department of Biology, Addis Ababa University, 2010.

BEd in Educational Biology, Department of Biology, Dilla University, 2008

Awards & recognitions

1.      Awards certificate of successful completion of a special training course on Remote Sensing and Geographic Information system using ERDAS IMAGINE and ArcGIS at Addis Ababa University, October 2018.

2.      HDP awarded certificate of Competency for Teaching in Higher Education Institutions from Addis Ababa University, 2017.

3.      Awards certificate for attending an international course on Advanced Spatial Analysis for Natural Resource Management and Climate Change Adaptation held at Makerere University, 10th-20th July, 2017.

4.      Awards certificate accounts for 9 ECTS, the 6th Ethio-German Joint Field course in Mountain Ecology taking place in Bale Mountains NP of Ethiopia held in February16- March 05, 2013, Addis Ababa Ethiopia.

5.      Information Training & Outreach Centre for Africa (ITOCA), certificate of successful completion of the Scientific Writing and Authorship Skills, organized by ITOCA, Cornell University and TEEAL, Workshop held at Addis Ababa University  from 12-16, Oct 2015.

6.      Institute of Geophysics Space Sciences and Astronomy Unit of Geomatics, Geodesy and Gravimetry, certificate of successful completion of the training on Geographic Information system using ArcGIS, August 3-September 4, 2015.

7.      Recognition of volunteer participation of tutorial of female students organized by Gender Office, College of Natural Sciences, Addis Ababa University held in 2013/2014 Academic Year.

8.      TS Environmental Technology Consultancy: Environmental and biodiversity assessment at the two mining sites of Okote (Oromia) and Werri (Tigray) organized by National Mining Company (NMC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2014.

Memberships of International bodies
Publicity: Journals, editorial roles, initiatives etc.
Research interest/ not more than hundred words Ethnobotany (Medicinal and Wild edible plants), Plant Ecology and Taxonomy, Plant Biodiversity Management, Carbon Stocks and Climate Change Mitigation
Publications on reputable journals 1. Misganaw Meragiaw, Zemede Asfaw. Review of Antimalarial, Pesticidal and Repellent Plants in the Ethiopian Traditional Herbal Medicine. Research and Reviews: Journal of Herbal Science (RRJoHS). 2014; 3(3): 21–45p.

2. Meragiaw M, Asfaw Z, Argaw M. Indigenous knowledge (IK) of wild edible plants (WEPs) and impacts of resettlement in Delanta, Northern Ethiopia. Research and Reviews: Journal of Herbal Sciences. 2015; 5(3):8-26.

3. Misganaw Meragiaw, Zemede Asfaw, Mekuria Argaw. The status of ethnobotanical knowledge of medicinal plants and the impacts of resettlement in Delanta, northwestern Wello, northern Ethiopia. Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine: eCAM. Vol.2016 (2016):1-24. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5060247

4. Misganaw Meragiaw. Wild useful plants with emphasis on traditional use of medicinal and edible plants by the people of Aba’ala, northeastern Ethiopia. J. Med. Plant Herb. Ther. Res. 2016; 4 (1):1-16.

5. Misganaw Meragiaw (2016). Plant Physiology: Lecture Notes on Principles and Concepts. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN 10: 3330013915 ISBN 13: 9783330013919.

 6. Misganaw Meragiaw. Role of Agroforestry and Plantation on Climate Change Mitigation and Carbon Sequestration in Ethiopia. Journal of Tree Sciences. 2017; 36 (1): 1-15. DOI: 10.5958/2455-7129.2017.00001.2

7. Meragiaw M, Woldu Z, Martinsen V, Singh BR. Woody species composition and diversity of riparian vegetation along the Walga River, Southwestern Ethiopia. PLoS ONE. 2018; 13(10): e0204733. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204733

Community Services such as board membership etc.
Address Campus: College of Natural Sciences/ Arat Kilo

Building name: National Herbarium & Natural History Museum

Floor number: Ground

Office room no. 044

Office tel. +251-(0)-11-123-6760

Mobile +251-(0)-912-848164

University email ID: misganaw.meragiaw@aau.edu.et

Alternative email ID: misganme@gmail.com