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Seifu Tilahun stands with farmers in Ethiopia's highlands, where he is working to reduce erosion.

Seifu Tilahun stands with community farmers and a USAID representative in Ethiopia

Dr. Seifu Tilahun of Ethiopia's Bahir Dar University stands with community farmers and a USAID representative. Tilahun is working to develop soil conservation practices--influenced by both watershed science and the expertise of local farmers--in Ethiopia's Blue Nile Basin. The U.S. partner is Christopher Barrett of Cornell University.

Credit: Courtesy of Seifu Tilahun, Bahir Dar University

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