Mr. Kebede  Wolka Wolancho
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Mr. Kebede Wolka Wolancho

Assistant professor
Hawassa University, Ethiopia

Highest Degree
M.Sc. in Watershed Management from Hawassa University, Ethiopia

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Kebede Wolka is teaching staff of Hawassa University at rank of Assistant professor, has been involving in teaching, research and consultancy activities.

Area of Interest:

Plant and Soil Sciences
Watershed Management
Soil Conservation
Climate Change
Land Use

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Wolka, K. and B. Melaku, 2105. Exploring selected plant nutrient in compost prepared from food waste and cattle manure and its effect on soil properties and maize yield at Wondo Genet, Ethiopia. Environ. Syst. Res., Vol. 4. 10.1186/s40068-015-0035-0.
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  2. Zewdie, T. and K. Welka, 2015. Effect of micropyle orientation on germination of Millettia ferruginea. Ecol. Process., Vol. 4, No. 1. 10.1186/s13717-015-0038-9.
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  3. Wolka, K., H. Tadesse, E. Garedew and F. Yimer, 2015. Soil erosion risk assessment in the Chaleleka wetland watershed, Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia. Environ. Syst. Res., Vol. 4, No. 1. 10.1186/s40068-015-0030-5.
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  4. Wolancho, K.W., 2015. Evaluating watershed management activities of campaign work in Southern nations, nationalities and peoples' regional state of Ethiopia. Environ. Syst. Res., Vol. 4, No. 1. 10.1186/s40068-015-0029-y.
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  5. Wolka, K., 2014. Effect of soil and water conservation measures and challenges for its adoption: Ethiopia in focus. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 7: 185-199.
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  6. Wolka, K. and Y. Habte, 2014. Effect of seed storage period and condition on viability of Jatropha curcas L. seed. Res. J. For., 8: 56-63.
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  7. Wolka, K. and M. Negash, 2014. Farmers' adoption of soil and water conservation technology: A case study of the Bokole and Toni Sub-Watersheds, Southern Ethiopia. J. Sci. Dev., 2: 35-48.
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  8. Kebede, W., M. Tefera, T. Habitamu and T. Alemayehu, 2014. Impact of land cover change on water quality and stream flow in lake Hawassa watershed of Ethiopia. Agric. Sci., 5: 647-659.
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  9. Wolka, K., A. Moges and F. Yimer, 2013. Farmers' perception of the effects of soil and water conservation structures on crop production: The case of Bokole watershed, Southern Ethiopia. Afr. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 7: 990-1000.
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  10. Wolancho, K.W., 2012. Watershed management: An option to sustain dam and reservoir function in Ethiopia. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 5: 262-273.
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  11. Girma, Y. and K. Wolka, 2012. Effects of Albizia gummifera, Millettia ferruginea and Cordia africana leaf litter on the germination of Coffea arabica L. seed. Int. J. Agric. Res., 7: 315-323.
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  12. Wolka, K., A. Moges and F. Yimer, 2011. Effects of level soil bunds and stone bunds on soil properties and its implications for crop production: The case of Bokole watershed, Dawuro zone, Southern Ethiopia. Agric. Sci., 2: 357-363.
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