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Hon.W/ro ALMAZ MESSELE MASSA
Hon.W/ro ALMAZ MESSELE MASSA
Hon.W/ro ALMAZ MESSELE MASSA - Profile
Name with Current position:
Almaz Messele Massa Agricultural, Pastoralist and Environmental Affairs Standing Committee Chair Person
Place of birth:
(SNNPR, Gofa Zone, Uba Debre Tsehay Woreda)
Educational Background and qualifications
Master’s degree in Leadership and Good Governance from Ethiopian Civil Service University in 2011 E.C.
Master’s Degree in Sociology from Saint Merry University College in Collaboration with Indira Gandhi Open University in 2004 E.C.
Degree in Geography from Dilla University in 1998 E.C.
Diploma in Geography from Hawassa College of Teachers Education in 1991 E.C.
High school from Grade 9 to 12 in Sawla Senior Secondary School from 1986 to 1989 E.C.
Junior Secondary from Grade 7 to 8 in Botrie Junior Secondary School from 1984 to 1985 E.C.
Primary Education from Grade 1 to 6 in Chamo Primary School (Arbaminch) from 1978 to 1983 E.C.
Chair Person of Agricultural, Pastoralist and Environment Affairs Standing Committee in House of Peoples Representative from January 2008 to 2013 E.C. for 5.8 years
Chair Person of Public Account Standing Committee in House of Peoples Representative from September 2008 to December 2008 E.C. for 4 months
Chair Person of Ethiopia-Eastern European Countries (Turkey, Russia, Czech Republic, Serbia, and Poland) Friendship Group from 2008 to 2013 E.C. for 6 years
Vice Chair Person of Agricultural Affairs Standing Committee in House of Peoples Representative from 2006 to 2007 E.C. for 2 years
Vice Chair Person of Science, communication and Technology Affairs Standing Committee in House of Peoples Representative from 2003 to 2005 E.C. for 3 years
Women’s Caucus Vice Chair Person from 2008 to 2010 E.C. for 3 years
Women’s Caucus Secretary from 2005 to 2007 E.C. for 3 years
Head of Gamo Gofa Zone Women Affairs Department from 2001 to 2002 E.C. for 2 years
Head of Gamo Gofa Zone Information, Culture and Tourism Department from 1999 to 2000 E.C. for 2 years
Head of Sawla Town Administration Women Affairs in 1998 E.C. for 1 year
Instructor in Sawla Technical and Vocational College in 1997 E.C. for 1 year
Preparatory School Teacher in Sawla Senior Secondary and Preparatory School from 1994 to 1996 E.C. for 3 years
Secondary School Teacher in Selamber Senior Secondary School from 1992 to 1993 E.C. for 2 years
Awards and Honors:
Wildlife Conservation Strategies and Governance 5th-17th March 2021 by College of African Wildlife Management, Mweka
Gender Empowerment and Budgeting 19-21, March 2011 by British Council
Gender and Leadership Feb. 27 to March 1, 2008 by USAID
Basic law courses 2007 by Ethiopian Civil Service University
Languages with level of proficiency /Local and Foreign/
Amharic Proficient in speaking, reading and writing
English Proficient in speaking, reading and writing
Gofatho Proficient in speaking, reading, and writing
Basic computer skill (Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Publisher)
Addis Ababa, Bole Sub City, Woreda 6, House Number 407/41
+251 926350770/ +251 900467376/ +251 944097764
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