Fitsum Weldegiorgis

Associate, Shaping Sustainable Markets

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Languages: English, Tigrignia (native), Amharic, Arabic (basic)
Fitsum Weldegiorgis is an economist, with research and project interests on sustainable human development effects of economic activities; applying socio-economic theory and modelling to analyse impacts and influence policy and practice reform.


Development economics; socioeconomic impact assessment; economic linkages and diversification; extractive resources governance; mining and resettlement (relocation, livelihood restoration and economic development planning).

Before IIED

Research officer, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Sustainable Minerals Institute at the University of Queensland, Australia.