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Abanyom (Bantu), Abaza (Northwest Caucasian), Abenaki (Algonquian),Abkhaz or Abkhazian (Northwest Caucasian), Abujmaria (Dravidian), Acehnese (Malayo-Polynesian), Adamorobe Sign Language (Signing), Adele (Kwa), Adyghe (Northwest Caucasian), Afar (Cushitic), Afrikaans (Germanic), Afro-Seminole Creole (English-based creole), Aimaq or Barbari (Iranian), Aini (Turkic) Ainu (language isolate), Akan (Kwa), Akawaio (Carib), Aklanon (Malayo-Polynesian), Albanian (Indo-European), Aleut (Eskimo-Aleut), Algonquin (Algonquian), Alemán Coloneiro (Germanic),Alsatian (Germanic), Altay (Turkic), Alutor (Chukotko-Kamchatkan), American Sign Language (Signing), Amharic (Semitic), Anglo-Saxon or Old English (Germanic), Amdang (Nilo-Saharan), Andalusian (Romance), Angaur (Malayo-Polynesian), Angika (Indo-Aryan), Anyin (Volta-Congo), Ao (Tibeto-Burman), A-Pucikwar (Andamanese), Arabic (Semitic), Aragonese (Romance), Aramaic (Semitic), Are (Malayo-Polynesian), Argobba (Semitic),Aromanian or Macedo-Romanian (Romance), Armenian (Indo-European), Arvanitic(Indo-European), Ashkenazi Hebrew (Semitic), Ashkun (Indo-Iranian), Assamese (Indo-Iranian), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (Semitic), Ateso or Teso (Nilotic), Asi (Malayo-Polynesian), Asturian (Romance), Ati (Malayo-Polynesian), Auslan (Signing), Avar (Northeast Caucasian), Avestan (Indo-Iranian), Awadhi (Indo-Iranian),Azerbaijani (Turkic). Badaga (Dravidian), Badeshi (Indo-Iranian), Bahnar (Austroasiatic), Bajelani (Indo-Iranian), Balinese (Malayo-Polynesian), Balochi (Indo-Iranian), Balti (Tibeto-Burman), Bambara or Bamanankan (Mande), Banjar (Malayo-Polynesian), Banyumasan (Malayo-Polynesian), Basaa (Bantu), Bashkir (Turkic), Basque (Isolated),Batak Dairi (Malayo-Polynesian), Batak Karo (Malayo-Polynesian), Batak Mandailing (Malayo-Polynesian), Batak Simalungun (Malayo-Polynesian), Batak Toba (Malayo-Polynesian), Bateri (Indo-Iranian language), Bats (North Caucasian), Bavarian (Germanic), Beja (Cushitic), Belarusian (Slavic), Belhare (Tibeto-Burman), Bellari (Dravidian), Berta (Nilo-Saharan), Bemba (Bantu), Bengali (Indo-Aryan), Bengali Sign language (Sign languages), Bezhta (Northeast Caucasian), Berber (Afro-Asiatic), Bete (Niger-Congo), Bété (Niger-Congo), Bhili (Indo-Aryan), Bhojpuri (Indo-Aryan), Bijil Neo-Aramaic (Semitic), Bikol (Malayo-Polynesian), Bikya or Furu (Bantu), Bissa (Mande), Blackfoot (Algonquian),Boholano (Malayo-Polynesian), Bohtan Neo-Aramaic (Semitic), Bonan or Paoan (Mongolic), Bororo (Bororoan), Bosnian (Slavic), Brahui (Dravidian), Breton (Celtic), British Sign Language (Signing), Bua (Niger-Congo), Buginese (Malayo-Polynesian), Bukusu (Bantu), Bulgarian (Slavic), Bunjevac (Slavic), Burmese (Tibeto-Burman), Burushaski (language isolate), Buryat (Mongolic). Caluyanon or Caluyanun (Malayo-Polynesian), Cantonese (Sinitic), Catalan (Romance), Cayuga (Iroquoian) , Cebuano (Malayo-Polynesian), Chabacano or Chavacano (Creole), Chaga or Kichagga (Bantu), Chaldean Neo-Aramaic (Semitic), Chamorro (Malayo-Polynesian), Chaouia or Tachawit (Berber), Chechen (Northeast Caucasian), Chenchu (Dravidian), Chenoua (Berber), Cherokee (Iroquoian), Cheyenne (Algonquian), Chhattisgarhi (Indo-Aryan), Chintang or Chhintang (Tibeto-Burman), Chilcotin (Athabaskan), Chinese (Sinitic), Chiricahua or Mescalero-Chiricahua Apache (Athabaskan), Chichewa or Nyanja (Bantu), Chipewyan (Athabaskan) , Chittagonian (Indo-Aryan), Choctaw (Muskogean), Chorasmian or Khwarezmian (Iranian), Chukchi or Chukot (Chukotko-Kamchatkan) ,Chulym (Turkic), Church Slavonic (Slavic), Chuukese or Trukese (Malayo-Polynesian), Chuvash (Turkic), Cocoma or Cocama (Tupian), Cocopa (Hokan), Coeur d’Alene (Salishan), Comorian (Bantu), Cornish (Celtic), Corsican (Romance), Cree (Algonquian), Crimean Tatar or Crimean Turkish (Turkic), Croatian (Slavic), Cuyonon (Malayo-Polynesian), Czech (Slavic).Dahlik (Semitic), Dalecarlian (Germanic), Dameli (Indo-Aryan), Danish (Germanic), Dargin ( erline: none">Northeast Caucasian), Dari (Zoroastrian) (Iranian), Dari-Persian (Iranian), Darkhat (Mongolic), Daur or Dagur (Mongolic), Dena'ina or Tanaina (Athapaskan), Dhatki (Indo-Aryan), Dhivehi or Maldivian (Indo-Aryan), Dida (Volta-Congo), Dioula or Jula (Mande), Dogri (Indo-Aryan), Dogrib or Tli Cho (Athapaskan), Dolgan (Turkic), Domaaki or Dumaki (Indo-Aryan), Dongxiang or Santa (Mongolic), Duala (Bantu), Dungan (Sinitic), Dutch (Germanic), Dzhidi or Judeo-Persian (Iranian), Dzongkha (Tibeto-Burman).Eastern Yugur (Mongolic), Egyptian Arabic (Semitic), Ekoti (Bantu), Endegen (Semitic), Enets or Yenisey Samoyed (Samoyedic), English (Germanic), Ennemor or Inor (Semitic), Erzya (Finno-Ugric), Esperanto (planned language), Estonian (Finno-Ugric), Even (Altaic), Evenk or Evenki (Altaic), Ewe (Volta-Congo), Eyak (Na-Dené). Faliscan (Latino-Faliscan), Fanakalo (South Africa), Fang (Bantu), Fanti (Niger-Congo), Faroese (Faroe Islands), Farsi (Persian), Finnish, Flemish (Belgium), French (France),French Canadian, French Creole, Fulani. Ga (Volta-Congo), Gadaba (Dravidian), Gagauz (Turkic), Galician (Romance), Gan (Sinitic), Gangte (Tibeto-Burman), Garhwali (Indo-Aryan), Gay (Malayo-Polynesian), Gazi (Iranian), Gen or Gẽ or Mina (Volta-Congo), Georgian (South Caucasian), German (Germanic), German Sign Language (Signing), Gikuyu or Kikuyu (Bantu), Gilbertese or Kiribati (Malayo-Polynesian), Gileki (Iranian), Goaria (Indo-Aryan), Gondi (Dravidian), Gawar-Bati or Gowari or Narsati (Indo-Aryan), Grangali or Gelangali (Indo-Aryan), Greek (Indo-European), Guaraní (Tupian), Gujarati (Indo-Aryan), Gula Iro or Kulaal (Volta-Congo), Gullah or Sea Island Creole English (English-based creole), Gusii (Bantu), Gwichʼin (Athabaskan).Hadiya, Hadiyisa, Hadigna, Ethiopia, Hainan, Haikou (China), Hakka, China, Hassaniya, Klem El Bithan, Hasanya, Hassani, Hassaniya (Africa), Hausa ( Africa), Hebrew (Israel), Herero ( Africa), Hiligaynonor Ilonggo, Hindi (India), Hindustani (India), Hmong, Hokkien, Hungarian.Ibo, Icelandic (Iceland), Igbo, Ilocano, Indonesian, Inor (Ethiopia), Irish, IsiSepedi, iSepedi, Italian.Japanese, Javanese, Jola, Africa.Kabardian (Northwest Caucasian), Kabyle (Berber), Kachin or Jingpo (Tibeto-Burman), Kalaallisut or Greenlandic (Eskimo-Aleut),Gawri or Dirwali (Indo-Aryan), Kalasha (Indo-Aryan), Kalmyk or Oirat (Mongolic), Kalto or Nahali (isolated or Indo-Aryan), Kankanai or Kankanaey (Malayo-Polynesian), Kannada (Dravidian), Kaonde or Chikaonde (Bantu), Kapampangan (Malayo-Polynesian), Karachay-Balkar (Turkic), Karagas (Turkic), Karaim (Turkic), Karakalpak (Turkic), Karelian (Finno-Ugric), Kashmiri (Indo-Aryan), Kashubian (Slavic), Kazakh (Turkic), Kensiu (Austro-Asiatic), Kerek (Paleosiberian), Ket (Chukotko-Kamchatkan), Khakas (Turkic), Khalaj (Iranian), Kham or Sheshi (Tibeto-Burman), Khandeshi (Indo-Aryan), Khanty or Ostyak (Finno-Ugric), Khasi (Austro-Asiatic), Khirwar (Dravidian), Khmer (Austro-Asiatic), Khmu (Austro-Asiatic), Khowar (Indo-Aryan), Khunsari (Iranian), Kildin Sami (Baltic-Finnic), Kimatuumbi (Bantu), Kinaray-a or Hiraya (Malayo-Polynesian), Kinyarwanda (Bantu), Kirombo (Bantu), Kirundi (Bantu), Kivunjo (Bantu), Klallam or Clallam (Salishan), Kodava Takk or Kodagu or Coorgi (Dravidian), Kohistani or Khili (Indo-Aryan), Kolami (Dravidian), Komi or Komi-Zyrian (Finno-Ugric), Konda (Trans-New Guinea), Konkani (Indo-Aryan), Kongo or Kikongo (Bantu), Koraga (Dravidian), Korandje (Nilo-Saharan), Korean (isolated), Korku (Austro-Asiatic), Korowai (Trans-New Guinea), Korwa (Austro-Asiatic), Koryak (Chukotko-Kamchatkan), Kosraean (Malayo-Polynesian), Kota (Dravidian), Koyra Chiini or Western Songhay (Nilo-Saharan), Koy Sanjaq Surat (Semitic), Koya (Dravidian), Krymchak or Judeo-Crimean Tatar (Turkic), Kujarge (unclassified, perhaps Chadic), Kui (Dravidian), Kumauni (Indo-Aryan), Kumyk (Turkic), Kumzari (Iranian), Kung (Khoisan), Kurdish (Iranian), Kurukh or Kurux (Dravidian), Kurumba (Dravidian), Kuvi (Dravidian), Kwanyama or Ovambo (Bantu), Kxoe (Khoisan), Kyrgyz or Kirghiz (Turkic).Laotian, Latin, Latin American Languages, Latvian, Lingala, Lithuanian, Lomwe, Lozi, Luganda, Lunda, Luvale, Luxembourgish.Maastrichtian (Germanic), Macedonian (Slavic), Magadhi (Indo-Aryan), Maguindanao (Malayo-Polynesian), Mahl (Indo-Aryan), Maithili (Indo-Aryan), Makasar (Malayo-Polynesian), Makhuwa or Makua (Bantu), Makhuwa-Meetto (Bantu), Malagasy (Malayo-Polynesian), Malay (Malayo-Polynesian), Malayalam (Dravidian), Malaysian Sign Language (Signing), Maltese (Semitic), Malto or Sauria Paharia (Dravidian), Malvi or Malavi or Ujjaini (Indo-Aryan), Mam (Mayan), Manchurian (Tungusic), Manda (Dravidian), Mandaic (Semitic), Mandarin (Sinitic), Mandinka (Niger-Congo), Mansi or Vogul (Finno-Ugric), Manyika (Bantu), Mâori (Malayo-Polynesian), Maragoli (Bantu), Maranao (Malayo-Polynesian), Marathi (Indo-Aryan), Mari or Cheremis (Finno-Ugric), Maria (Dravidian), Marquesan (Malayo-Polynesian), Marshallese or Ebon (Malayo-Polynesian), Martha's Vineyard Sign Language (Signing), Masaba (Bantu), Masbatenyo or Minasbate (Malayo-Polynesian, Meitei or Manipuri or Meithei (Tibeto-Burman), Mesqan or Masqan (Semitic), Mauritian Creole or Morisyen (French-based creole), Maya (Mayan), Mazandarani or Tabari(Iranian), Meänkieli or Tornedalen Finnish (Finno-Ugric), Megleno-Romanian (Romance), Megrelian or Mingrelian (South Caucasian), Mehri or Mahri (Semitic), Menominee (Algonquian), Mentawai (Malayo-Polynesian), Mescalero Apache (Athabaskan), Meru or Kimeru (Bantu), Michif (mixed, French and Cree based), Mikasuki or Miccosukee (Muskogean), Mi'kmaq or Micmac (Algonquian),Minangkabau (Malayo-Polynesian), Mirandese (Romance), Mobilian Jargon (pidgin, Choctaw and French based), Moghol (Mongolic), Mohawk (Iroquoian), Moksha (Finno-Ugric), Molengue (Bantu), Mon (Austro-Asiatic), Monegasque (Romance), Mongolian (Mongolic), Mono (Volta-Congo), Mono (Uto-Aztecan), Mono (Malayo-Polynesian), Montagnais (Algonquian), Montenegrin (Slavic), Motu (Malayo-Polynesian), Muher (Semitic), Mundari (Austro-Asiatic), Munji (Iranian), Murcian (Murcian), Muria (Dravidian), Murut (Malayo-Polynesian).Nafaanra (Volta-Congo), Nagarchal (Dravidian), Nahuatl (Uto-Aztecan), Naiki (Dravidian), Nama (Khoisan), Nanai (Tungusic), Natanzi (Iranian), Nauruan (Malayo-Polynesian), Navajo or Navaho (Na-Dené), Nayini or Biyabanak (Iranian), Ndau or Southeast Shona (Bantu), Ndebele (Bantu), Ndonga (Bantu), Neapolitan (Romance), Negidal (Tungusic), Nenets or Yurak (Samoyedic), Nepal Bhasa or Newari (Tibeto-Burman), Nepali (Indo-Aryan), New Zealand Sign Language (Signing), Nganasan or Tavgi (Samoyedic), Ngumba (Bantu), Nheengatu or Geral or Modern Tupí (Tupian), Nicaraguan Sign Language (Signing), Niellim (Volta-Congo), Nigerian Pidgin (pidgin, English-based), Niuean or Niue (Malayo-Polynesian), Nogai (Turkic), Norfuk or Norfolk or Pitcairn-Norfolk (cant, English-Tahitian based), Norman or Norman-French (Romance), Northern Sami (Finno-Ugric), Northern Sotho or Sepedi (Bantu), Northern Straits Salish) (Salishan), Northern Yukaghir (Yukaghir), Norwegian (Bokmål, Nynorsk, Riksmål) (Germanic), Nuer (Nilotic), Nuxálk or Bella Coola (Salishan), Nyabwa (Volta-Congo), Nyah Kur (Austro-Asiatic), Nyangumarta (Pama-Nyungan), Nyoro (Bantu), Nǀu (Khoisan).Occitan (Romance), Ojibwe or Ojibwa or Chippewa (Algonquian), Olonets Karelian or Liv or Livvi (Finno-Ugric), Omagua (Tupian), Ongota (Afro-Asiatic), Oriya (Indo-Aryan), Ormuri (Iranian), Oroch (Tungusic), Orok (Tungusic), Oromo or Afaan Oromoo (Cushitic), Ossetic or Ossetian (Iranian).Persian, Piemonteis, Polish, Portuguese.Quechua.Romanian, Romansch, Russian.Salar (Turkic), Samoan (Malayo-Polynesian), Sandawe (Khoisan), Sangisari or Sangesari (Iranian), Sanglechi-Ishkashimi (Iranian), Sango (Ngbandi-based creole),Sanskrit (Indo-Aryan) (liturgical language), Santali (Austro-Asiatic), Sara (Malayo-Polynesian), Saramaccan (English-based creole), Sardinian (Romance), Sarikoli (Iranian), Saurashtra or Sourashtra (Indo-Aryan), Savara (Dravidian), Savi (Indo-Aryan), Sawai (Malayo-Polynesian), Scots (Germanic), Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic (Celtic), Selangor Sign Language (Signing), Selkup or Ostyak Samoyed (Samoyedic), Semnani (Iranian), Senaya (Semitic), Sephardi Hebrew (Semitic), Serbian (Slavic), Serbo-Croatian (Slavic), Sesotho (Bantu), Seto or Setu (Finno-Ugric), Seychellois Creole (French-based creole), Shahrudi (Iranian), Shimaore (Bantu),,Shina (Indo-Aryan), Shona (Bantu), Shor (Turkic), Shughni (Iranian), Shumashti (Indo-Aryan), Shuswap (Salishan), Sicilian (Romance).Tamil, Tatar, Telugu, Temne, Tetum, Thai, Tibetan, Tigrinya, Tobi, Tokelauan, Trukese, Tshiluba, Tshivenda, Tsonga, Tswana, Turkish, Turkmen, Tuvaluan, Twi.Ukrainian, Ge'ez (Ethiopia), Ulbareg (Ethiopia), Urdu (North India & Pakistan), Uzbek.Vasekela Bushman, Venda, Vietnamese.Wallisian, Waray, Welsh, Wolaytota ( Wolayta), Woleaian, Wolof, Wu.Xhosa, Xiang, Xitsonga.Yapese, Yiddish, Yoruba, Yue. Zulu.
PERSONAL PROFILE OF DANIEL SHAMEBO, THE MANAGING DIRECTOR OF LANGUAGES TRANSLATION SERVICES
Agricultural Researcher, Managing Director of languages Translation Services, Amharic and Some other Ethiopian languages Translator, African Languages Consultant, Languages Translation Services
34726 31st CT SW, Federal Way, WA 98023, USA . Phone: (253) 835-0107. Fax: 775 993-7988. 1-877-403-5128 (TOLL FREE) in Canada and USA E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]
Amharic (native), English (near native, was educated and worked in English since my preschool), French( good, completed graduate study in French language in Belgium), and Kambatic, Kambatigna, Kamabtisa, Kambata( native), Tambaric, Tambarigna, Tambarsa, Tambaro( native), Hadiyisa, Hadigna, Hadygna ( fluent) Translator and Interpreter, and Managing Director of Languages Translation Services (LTS), a company registered in CCR, Washington and many other States in USA. From 2002-Present
Provide translation, onsite and phone interpreting, transcription, voiceover, editing, language evaluation, language project management and localization to more than 225 private and public agencies worldwide including to U.S Federal government agencies.
Peoples' Translation Services Seattle, WA
• Interpreter/Translator Coordinator, Interpreter, Translator and Business Development consultant From 1/7/02 to 10/15/04
Consulted the owners of company on the better business management techniques and low-cost operation methods. Assisted them on the development and expansion of the business. Coordinated Independent contractors who are drawn from throughout the world and speak more than 100 language, database creation, and billing process. Managed the company independently in the absence of the owners. Advertised job openings, set appointments for interview, executed interview and hired successful applicants. Provided instructions and rules of the company and clients to the new staff. Executed the business through multiple telephone lines, fax, Internet, surface mail and interpersonal communication. Received job orders, assigned the jobs to Interpreters/translators and followed up the implementation process. Designed the possibility of the expansion of the business to other states and internationally. Fixed problems related to computers and Internet applications. Designed and maintained the company’s web site. Interpreted and translated English, French and Amharic onsite and offsite such as in schools, social, community and health service agencies and King County courts and other counties
Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) Seattle, WA
• Grants Research and Prevention Center Assistant From 3/18/02-9/31/02
In a paid community job internship program: analyzed, compiled, and drew conclusion and recommendation for drug abuse Prevention and Service Integration survey data conducted in King County. Indexed King County school districts Drug and Alcohol prevention data as a progress report for Federal Department of Education in PSESD web site. Performed general office clerical tasks and office arrangement.
Assisted and participated in grant writing and organization of conferences of various project partners of PSESD in federal, state and county level. Delegated the External Grant Consultant in WA state professional Society and other high responsibility duties. Researched and indexed federal, state and corporate funding resources in Internet and Microsoft Office.
• Awassa Agricultural Research Cente Awassa, Ethiopia
• Associate Research Officer 1 From 3/2001 to 9/2001
• Conducted agronomic research, consulted the farming communities, Government (GO) and Non Government organizations (NGOs) on environmental protection (air pollution, soil and water conservation, ecological farming, animal waste and crop residue management, sustainable agriculture, etc.) issues. Maintained exotic and indigenous plant germplsm. Executing Farming System survey on natural, human and socio-economic factors that affect environmental safety, and agricultural production, and identified the needs in participatory approach. Prioritized the identified needs, designed strategies, published the research recommendations and lectured on the findings and recommendations to policy makers, extension workers, researchers and the general public.
• Awassa Agricultural Research Center Awassa, Ethiopia
• Horticulture Division Head / Associate Research Officer 1 From 2/1995 to 12/1998
• Educated the farming communities and subject matter experts on sustainable agriculture,
conservation of natural resources, environmental safety such as on the various alternatives to crop residue and straw burning practices, animal waste management, balanced use of agricultural chemicals, organic farming, erosion control, etc.
• Recommended long term and short term research, development and policy strategies to public and the Ethiopian government on agricultural business and environmental issues.
• Extensively collected and maintained the germplasm of horticultural crops which are invaluable for environmental protection, food and feed security from national and international sources.
• Lead the Ethiopian national & Southern Ethiopian State Regional sweet potato and Horticulture program (ornamental crops, fruits, vegetables, and root crops). Formulated various research projects, conducted agronomic /breeding research and developed seven new varieties and agronomic technologies on horticultural crops. Disseminated the technologies successfully to producers, consulted and taught the public and the state government office on the conservation of natural resources.
• Contributed to the better life standard of the farming communities through skillful communication and implementation of various fruitful projects related to natural resources and environmental protection.
• Consulted, monitored and evaluated development and conservation projects for various organizations. Surveyed, assessed and analyzed the socio-economic and natural circumstances affecting economic development, conservation of natural resources and environmental safety.
• Directed college and high school students on the accomplishment of their graduation thesis.
• Contributed to the development of Africa in working as the Executive Committee member for the PRAPACE (Potato and Sweet potato Improvement Program in Eastern and Central Africa).
• Compiled and edited progress reports and conference proceedings.
• Lectured in many national and international forums on various scientific issues related to agronomic technologies and environmental protection. Authored and co-authored more than 44 scientific research articles related to nature conservancy, environmental protection, extension and communication in international journals, and other national and international publications.
• Actively participated in more than 11 national and international scientific professional societies of Natural sciences and numerous committees of social, environmental and economic affairs.
• Strengthened the coordination among various project executors in participatory technique.
• Exchanged scientific and indigenous technical knowledge through living and educational travels in 17 countries around the world and in fluently speaking and writing in seven languages.
• Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization Sinana Research Cente Sinana, Ethiopia
• Head of Research & Extension Division/Assistant Research Officer 9/1988 to 1/1995
• Established Research and Extension division at Kulumsa and Sinana Research centers and lead the division with excellent organizational skill.
• Demonstrated ecologically feasible, economically profitable and socially acceptable technologies, which after being adopted significantly changed the environmental and economic situation of the communities.
• Executed and organized training and workshops for subject -matter experts, supervisors, development agents and the communities on various topics of agricultural technologies and environmental issues.
• Researched on forage and pasture crops, which dramatically reduced environmental degradation from soil erosion and overgrazing of natural pasture. Researched on noxious weeds, which affect animal, human and crop health, and their control methods. Advised farmers on animal waste management and agricultural and forestry burning practices.
• Consulted governmental and non-governmental organizations on sustainable agribusiness and environment.
• Networked and coordinated researchers, policy makers, clients and input suppliers through the feed back of information which resulted in the efficient utilization of time, energy and budget.
• Initiated project proposals, wrote grants, defended proposals, obtained funds, planned and implemented research and extension projects, analyzed the data, verified the technologies, demonstrated the results, followed up the implementation, convinced the farming communities to adopt the technologies.
• Formulated working policy as the active member of national Research and Extension Liaison committee and Second secretary of the Research and Extension Liaison Committee (RELC) of Southeastern Ethiopia.
• Improved the center's development and the economic development of the nation through wise decision making.
Catholic University of Louvain Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium
• Vice President of International Scholarship holding students. From 10/1999 to 11/2000
Fortified the relationship among the students and between the secretariat of the international Cooperation of the University and the students through administration of major affairs of the students.
Web Diggers Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium
• Database Creator From 7/2000 to 8/2000
Created a database of science and engineering programs. Located specific science programs on a large number of web sites, integrating them in a database and indexing them. Gathered and coded grants, fellowships and scholarship resources of U.S. in the Internet for Sciencewise, U.S based Internet Company.
Awassa Adventist School Awassa, Ethiopia
• Member of the development committee of the school From 3/1995 to 11/1998
Improved the academic performance of the school, financial status, interpersonal relationships among staff members, and built the confidence of parents and students in the school through voluntary activity.
Alemaya University of Agriculture Alemaya, Ethiopia
• Research Assistant and Teacher From 9/1985 to 5/1988
Assisted the researchers in data collection and analysis. Taught Science and English for Elementary and High School students as a private tutor for the children of the University staff.
Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization Holeta, Ethiopia
• Research Assistant From 7-8/1987
Assisted Agronomy and Crop Improvement Division in data collection and analysis in a research internship program.
Tambaro District of Southern Ethiopian State
• Teacher From 7/1978-9/1984
Taught basic education such as Science, Mathematics, and other subjects to Adults in a National Literacy Campaign Program during summer vacations.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET SKILLS
• Computer: Windows and Macintosh.
• Programs: Outlook, Publisher, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Windows Explorer and Internet (Web Site Design and maintenance, e-mail system). Statistical software: SAS, MSTAT and SPSS. Customer Service program: LIBICA.
• MAJOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, Diplome D’Etude Approfondies, First Year Ph.D. degree in Agronomy and Biological Engineering, Under USA Education System, 2001
Alemaya University of Agriculture, Alemaya, Ethiopia, B.Sc. in Agriculture, 1988
Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium Training on various computer programs, 2001
CTA, Dare Es Salaam, Tanzania, Certificate of Training on Biometrics and Scientific Production for East African Researchers, 9/2001.
FARM Africa and Awassa Research Center, Butajira, Ethiopia, Certificate of Training on Participatory Rural Appraisal Technique, 6/2001
International Potato Center, Kenya and Uganda, Training visit, 1998
ILRI (International Livestock Research Institute), Ethiopia, Debrezeit, Certificate on Dairy technology course 2/1994
Centro Studi Agricoli, Borgo a Mozano, Italy, Certificate of Course on Agricultural Extension, 9-10/1992
Ethiopian Agricultural Research Organization, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Training on Publications and Scientific Paper writing, 2-12/1990
LLE_LINK (Language Learning Enterprises) Inc., Certificate on Amharic Language proficiency for Interpretation, Washington, D.C, 7/2003
WA State DSHS Division of Development of Disabilities, Certificate on Nurse Delegation Core training 7/2003
WA State Health Professionals Quality Assurance Division, Certificate as Nursing Assistant –Registered, 4/2003
Service Alternatives for Washington, Maple Valley, Tacoma, Everett, Training on Diversity, AED, SECURE and HIV/AIDS, 3-4/2003
American Red Cross Society, Maple Valley Certificate of First Aid and CPR, 4/2003
Puget Sound Educational Service District, Burien, WA, Certificate on Interpreter Training, 4/2002
Priority One Safety, Federal Way, WA, Certificate of Training on Fire Safety Products, 7/2002
Washington State Employment Security Department, Certificate of Training on job success, 11/2001
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Secretariat of International Cooperation of Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, Full Family Scholarship for GradUate Study.
Recognized as Ambassador of Walloni to Ethiopia by the Governor of the State of Walloni, Belgium, 2001.
LIST OF MAJOR PUBLICATIONS /PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS - DANIEL SHAMEBO
I. HORTICULTURE AGRONOMY /PHYSIOLOGY, IMPROVEMENT, PRODUCTION, FARMING SYSTEM, ECOLOGY AND EXTENSION
1. Daniel Shamebo. The effect of water stress on the growth, development and yield of potato. 2001. M.Sc. Thesis. Faculté des sciences agronomiques, université Catholique de Louvain / Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. P. 91.
2. Daniel Shamebo, Lahlou Ouiam and J.F.Ledent. 2000. The effect of water stress on the percentage canopy ground cover, senescence of leaves and yield of potato. Paper (poster) presented in the 3rd International Crop Science Congress. August 17-22, 2000. Hamburg, Germany. European Society for Agronomy. Pp. 72 In Book of Abstracts.
3. Lahlou Ouiam, Daniel Shamebo and J.F.Ledent. 2000. Effects of drought and cultivar on growth and yield of potatoes. Paper (poster) presented in the 3rd International Crop Science Congress. August 17-22, 2000. Hamburg, Germany. European Society for Agronomy. Pp. 67. In Book of Abstracts.
4. Daniel Shamebo. The economic and ecological role of root crops in Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' regional state (S.N.N.P.R.S.) of Ethiopia. Paper accepted to be presented in International Society for Tropical root crops African branch (ISTRC-AB) , Nov. 12-16, 2001, Yaounde, Cameroon.
5. Daniel Shamebo.1998. Banana in the Southern Region of Ethiopia. I. The production status and future strategies for its promotion. Abstracts. Pp.5. International Banana Symposium. Bananas and Food Security.10-14 Nov.1998.Douala, Cameroon. http://www.inibap.org/publications/proceedings/foodsecu.pdf Pp. 119-128
6. Daniel Shamebo.1998. Banana in the Southern Region of Ethiopia .II. Its role in land economy and environmental protection. Abstracts. Pp.5. International Banana Symposium. Bananas and Food Security.10-14 Nov.1998.Douala, Cameroon. http://www.inibap.org/publications/proceedings/foodsecu.pdf Pp. 129-134
7. Daniel Shamebo. 1997. Irrigation Agronomy of some major Field and horticultural Crops. Proceedings of the workshop organized by commission for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Rehabilitation (Co-SERSAR) on Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Rehabilitation Program (SAERP) in SNNPRS. Part II. Pp. 130-154. Co-SERSAR. Aug., 1997, Awassa, Ethiopia.
8. Daniel Shamebo. 1997. The production status and constraints to sweet potato production in the southern Region of Ethiopia. Pp.173-175 Proceedings of the.4th Triennial congress of the African potato Association. 23-28/2/1997. Pretoria, South Africa.
9. Daniel Shamebo. 1997. The production status and constraints to potato production in the southern region of Ethiopia. Pp.40-42 Proceedings of the 4th Triennial congress of the African potato Association. 23-28/2/1997. Pretoria, South Africa.
10. Daniel Shamebo and Terefe Belehu. 1996. Horticultural research results of 1995 at Areka and Awassa Pp.10.program and abstracts. Workshop on the research results of 1995/96. On-station and On-farm. 23-24 October 1996. Awassa, Ethiopia.
11. Daniel Shamebo. The production status and research results of some spice crops for production in region. Paper presented in the training workshop to subject matter specialists of Sidama zone department of Agriculture. 5-8 Sept.,1996. Awassa, Ethiopia.
12. Daniel Shamebo. Root and tuber crops production and results of research for users. Paper presented in the training workshop to subject matter specialists of Sidama zone department of Agriculture. 5-8 Sept., 1996. Awassa, Ethiopia.
13. Daniel Shamebo, Assefa Zeleke, Edris Kedir, Fekadu Shifeta, Gizachew Amha and Teshome Menjour. 1996. Integration and promotion of economically potential agricultural commodities in the Southern region: an appraisal. Vol. III. Horticulture. Pp.133. SNNPRG council. June, 1996. Awassa, Ethiopia.
14. Teshome Menjour, Assefa Zeleke, Daniel Shamebo, Edris Kedir, Fekadu Shifeta and Gizachew Amha. 1996. Integration and promotion of economically potential agricultural commodities in the Southern region: an appraisal. Vol. IV. Spices and Stimulant Crops. SNNPRG council. June, 1996. Awassa, Ethiopia.
15. Daniel Shamebo. Potato production and recommendation for extension. Paper presented on the training workshop to subject matter specialists of southern Ethiopia regional government Bureau of Agriculture. June 12-18, 1995. Awassa, Ethiopia.
16. Daniel Shamebo. Sweet potato production, research and extension. Paper presented on the training workshop to subject matter specialists of southern Ethiopian regional government Bureau of Agriculture. June 12-18, 1995. Awassa, Ethiopia.
17. Terefe Belhu and Daniel Shamebo. Sweet potato and potato improvement and agronomic research achievements and future strategies in Southern Ethiopia. Paper presented at the BoA/IAR/UNDP first regional Workshop on available technologies assessed and accepted through research. Dec. 11-14 , 1995. Awassa, Ethiopia. In press.
18. Daniel Shamebo and Terefe Belehu. Recommendation of Available technologies reviewed for the production of some Vegetables, spices and fruit crops in Southern Ethiopia. Paper presented at the BoA/IAR/UNDP first regional workshop on available technologies assessed and accepted through research. Dec.,11-14,1995. Awassa, Ethiopia. In Press.
19. Daniel Shamebo and Berhanu Qanna, 1994. Proceeding of third annual meetings of Research Extension Liaison Committee of Bale and Arsi zones. April,1994. Bale-Goba, Ethiopia.
20. Teshome Anshebo, Daniel Shamebo, Terefe Belehu and Engida Tsegaye. 2000. Participatory evaluation in release of the early maturing sweet potato varieties in southern region of Ethiopia. Paper presented in the African Potato Association Congress that was held in Kampala, Uganda, from May 29-June 3, 2000.
21. Daniel Shamebo and Terefe Belehu. 2000. The release of medium and late maturing sweet potato varieties in farmers' participatory assessment in Ethiopia. Paper presented in the African Potato Association Congress that was held in Kampala, Uganda, from May 29-June 3, 2000.
22. Daniel Shamebo and Terefe Belehu.1999. Peasants' participatory evaluation in the release of early maturing sweet potato in Ethiopia. Journal of Extension System Vol. 15:1,70-78. http://www.jesonline.org/1999jun.htm#Shamebo
http://wwwer1.sia.ucl.ac.be: 8590/fre/ and in CAB Abstracts, too.
II. WEED SCIENCE, CEREALS EXTENSION, OTHER CROPS THAN HORTICULTURE, GENERAL AGRICULTURAL FARMING SYSTEM, AND COMMUNICATION
23. Giref Sahle, Daniel Shamebo and Mohammed Hassena. 1997. Potential benefit of herbicidal control of grass weeds for small-scale wheat production in Arsi region. Pp. 88-92. In Fasil Reda and D.G.Tanner (eds). 1997.Arem Vol.2.and 3. Proceedings of the second and third annual conferences of the Ethiopian Weed Science Society. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. EWSS, Addis Ababa.
24. Daniel Shamebo and Giref Sahle. 1996. Transfer of the herbicide for control of grass weeds for intensive wheat production as a new technology and farmers' response towards the technology in the peasant farming system of Southeastern Ethiopia. Program and abstracts .Pp.12.The third annual conferences of the Ethiopian Weed Science Society(EWSS). Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
25. Daniel Shamebo.1998. Information and knowledge communication between farmers and Extensionist in South-eastern Ethiopia. Journal of Extension System 1998,14:1,:30-38. http://www.jesonline.org/1998jun.htm#Shamebo
http://wwwer1.sia.ucl.ac.be:8590/fre/ and in CAB Abstracts, too.
26. Daniel Shamebo. 1994. Listen more and talk less. Pp. 18-19. Room for Farmers. ILEIA (Information Center for Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture) newsletter. Vol.11.No.1. March,1994. Leusden, The Netherlands. http://www.oneworld.org/ileia/newsletters/newsl111.htm
27. Daniel Shamebo.1998. Promotion of Development through Extension System: Experience from Extension Effort for the Development of Wheat in Bale Zone of South Eastern Ethiopia. Interface between extension education, distance education and continuing education. National conference 1999, Pusa, New Delhi, India, 18-20 November 1999. Journal of Extension System. 14 : 2, 97-104.
http://wwwer1.sia.ucl.ac.be: 8590/fre/ and in CAB Abstracts, too.
28. Daniel Shamebo.1997. Transfer of improved bread wheat variety and farmers' reaction towards the technology in the peasant farming system of Southeastern (SE) Ethiopia. Journal of extension systems. 1997, 13:1-2, 128-135.
http://wwwer1.sia.ucl.ac.be: 8590/fre/ and in CAB Abstracts, too.
29. Wondimagegnehu Seyoum. G.H. Haile Mariam, Daniel Shamebo and Dejene Abesha. Barley technology transfer. 1996. In Hailu Gebre and joop Van Leur (eds.). Pp. 152-157. Barley Research in Ethiopia: Past work and Future Prospects. Proceedings of the First Barley Research Review Workshop. 16-19 October 1993, Addis Ababa: IAR/ICARDA. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
30. Daniel Shamebo etal. Initial results of informal survey: Barley based farming system of Goba woreda. Paper presented in the co-ordination meeting of Barley and highland pulses. March 2-5, 1995, ICARDA/IAR. Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. In press.
31. Assefa Zeleke, Daniel Shamebo, Edris Kedir, Fekadu Shifeta, Gizachew Amha and Teshome Menjour. 1996. Integration and promotion of economically potential agricultural commodities in the Southern region: an appraisal. Vol. IV. Pulse, fiber and oil crops. SNNPRG council. June, 1996. Awassa, Ethiopia.
32. Daniel Shamebo 1995. Technology transfer for barley production in Arsi region of South-eastern Ethiopia: a review. Pp. 143-148. Sebil Vol.6.1995. Proceedings of the Sixth annual conference of Crop Science of Ethiopia (CSSE). Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.
33. Daniel Shamebo. Transfer of agricultural technologies in Arsi and Bale regions. 1994. In:Daniel Shamebo and Berhanu Qanna(eds.). April 18-19.1994. Pp.3-7 proceedings of the third annual meeting of the Research and Extension Liaison Committee (RELC) of Bale and Arsi zones. Bale-Goba, Ethiopia. Amharic version.
34. Tesfalidet G.Yohannes, Sebsibe Teklu and Daniel Shamebo. 1992. Ethiopia: General picture and brief analysis of agriculture. Centro Studi Agricola, Borgo a Mozzano, Luca, Italy.
35. Daniel Shamebo and et al. 2001. Diagnostic survey of Dirama-Shershera peasant association in Meskan and Mareko district in Ethiopia. In Press.
36. Daniel Shamebo. 1993. Amaranthus: The early emerging weed as an emergency crop in Southern Ethiopia. IAR Newsletter of Agricultural Research. 1993,8:2,5http://wwwer1.sia.ucl.ac.be:8590/fre/ in CAB Abstracts, too.
37. Daniel Shamebo. 1993. Dominance shift pattern of major weed species on the demonstration sites in Bale region. IAR Newsletter of Agricultural Research 1993,8:3,7-10. http://wwwer1.sia.ucl.ac.be:8590/fre/ in CAB Abstracts, too.
III. FORAGE/CEREAL CROPPING SYSTEM, FORESTRY, ENVIRONMENT, FARMING SYSTEM SURVEY, APICULTURE AND RELATED TOPICS
38. Gizachew Amha, Assefa Zeleke, Daniel Shamebo, Edris Kedir, Fekadu Shifeta and Teshome Menjour. 1996. Integration and promotion of economically potential agricultural commodities in the Southern region: an appraisal. Vol. I. Apiculture. Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' Regional Government Council (SNNPRG) council. June, 1996. Awassa, Ethiopia.
39. Fekadu Shifeta, Assefa Zeleke, Daniel Shamebo, Edris Kedir, Gizachew Amha and Teshome Menjour. 1996. Integration and promotion of economically potential agricultural commodities in the Southern region: an appraisal. Vol. II. Forestry. SNNPRG council. June, 1996. Awassa,
40. Tesfalidet G.Yohannes, Sebsibe Teklu and Daniel Shamebo. 1992. Ethiopia: General picture and brief analysis of agriculture. Centro Studi Agricola, Borgo a Mozzano, Luca, Italy.
41. Daniel Shamebo and et al. 2001. Diagnostic survey of Dirama-Shershera peasant association in Meskan and Mareko district in Ethiopia. In Press Ethiopia.
42. Tekle Yohannes Berhanu and Daniel Shamebo. 1998. Effect of Wheat-clover intercropping on grain and straw yield of wheat in the highlands of Bale. Proceedings of the 5th annual conference of Ethiopian Society for Animal Production (ESAP). Pp. 233-236. ESAP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
43. Shiferaw Tesfaye, Bizuayehu Haile and Daniel Shamebo. Organization and management of integrated enset-livestock system under subsistence agriculture in Southern Ethiopia. Paper presented in the 3rd annual conference of Agricultural Economics Society of Ethiopia. 2-3 October 1997. IAR, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
44. Daniel Shamebo. 1997. Enhancing the role of horticultural crops in environmental protection, food security and economic development in SNNPRG. Proceeding of the workshop on environmental awareness raising held 8-11 October 1996 at Awassa and 29-31 October 1996 at Mizan Tefery, Ethiopia. Pp.129-147. SNNPRG Bureau of Planing and Economic Development. Awassa, Ethiopia.
PROFESSIONAL/TECHNICAL MEMBERSHIPS_ DANIEL SHAMEBO
I have/had been actively involved in many technical and professional Societies nationally and internationally. The following are some of the Societies and committees in which I was and have been the member.
American Translators Association (ATA), corporate member, since 2005.
Executive Committee member of Potato and Sweet Potato Improvement Program for Eastern and Central Africa.
Active member of African Potato Association
National (Ethiopian) Potato team
National Sweet Potato team
National Vegetable Crops Team
National Fruit Crops Team
Member of National Horticultural Team
Active member of Ethiopian Crop Science Society
Active member of Weed Science Society of Ethiopia
Active member of Agronomy Society of Ethiopia
Member of Ethiopian (National) Barley Team
Member of National Wheat Team
Member of National Research and Extension Liaison Committee
Second Secretary of Southeastern Ethiopian Research and Extension Liaison Committee
Member of Ethiopian Southern Regional State Research and Extension Liaison Committee
Member of the Executive Advisory Board™: a worldwide group of managers and executives (from managers, executives and directors of smaller companies to those in the largest corporations) who help shape the future through participating in online research surveys and online discussions
Executive Committee member of Potato and Sweet Potato Improvement Program for Eastern and Central Africa.