Food Choices for a Healthy Planet Accelerator


Mesfin Mekonnen

Research Assistant Professor

WFI, University of Nebraska

Food Choices for a Healthy Planet Accelerator

Mesfin Mekonnen’s research focuses on understanding the interactions of human and natural systems in determining the sustainability of freshwater resources. His specialties include water footprint assessment, water scarcity, water management, crop water use modelling, spatial modelling and water for energy. Mekonnen is a Research Assistant Professor at Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (WFI), University of Nebraska. He holds a doctoral degree in water engineering and management with specialization in water footprint assessment from University of Twente, The Netherlands.