Topic: Legacy of Drought and Famine: Relationship with National and Human Security, Strategic and Institutional Failures.
Mersie Ejigu, Strategic planning and sustainable development expert, former Minister of Planning and Development brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in sustainable development, planning, and policy studies at the national, regional, and global levels, working for both government and non-governmental organizations. He has widely written on nature conservation, economic growth, environment/climate security, and conflict.