BESRAT, ABRAHAM was born on October 10, 1938 in Adigrat, Tigrai, Ethiopia.
Haile Selassie I University, 1958, Bachelor of Science. Oklahoma State University, United States of America, 1961, Master of Science. University of Minnesota, United States of America, 1968, Doctor of Philosophy.
Senior Academic Officer, Academic Division, United Nations University. Consultant, Nutrition in Agriculture & Rural Development Project(s), Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, 1983-1986. Visiting Scien tist, Department of Nutrition & Food Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States of America, 1981-1983.
Dean, School of Graduate Studies, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 1978-1981. Head, Laboratory Department, Ethiopian Nutrition Institute, 1977-1978. Provincial Programme Officer, Ethiopian Relief & Rehabilitation Commission, 1974-1977.
Dean, College of Agriculture, 7274, Association Vice President, Research and Publications, 1971-1972, Haile Selassie I University, Ethiopia.
Member: American Institute of Nutrition.
Research and teaching in nutritional biochemistry and food fermentation. Research coordination in biotechnology, food and nutrition.