Getachew Mergia Tache holds a Master’s degree in Cooperative Marketing and a Bachelor’s in Agriculture. Getachew has more than 22 years of experience in rural development focusing on cooperative-based Economic Development and Inclusive Market Development.
He joined Agriterra as a business advisor for Ethiopia in July 2018. Getachew has vast experience in Cooperative development, especially in SACCO promotion and management, rural and agricultural finance, value chain finance and SME (Small and Medium-sized enterprises) finance.
Getachew believes if the right enabling environment is created and professionally supported in making autonomous community owned economic institutions, cooperatives can be a powerful economic institution in alleviating today’s global socio-economic challenges.