Mekonnen Feyissa

Mekonnen Feyissa


I have worked in the field of Information Communication Technology for more than 15 years. A resume of my experience is described in this section.

  • Designed and Developed agriculture and rural development (ARD)/ public expenditure review (PER) Database. ARD/PER database is a World Bank funded project that is carrying out for a sectoral public expenditure review (PER) to explore issues of effectiveness of Government spending in agriculture and rural development (ARD).
  • Designed and implemented Request Tracking System, an open source system php based, for UNDP Ethiopia as a consultant.
  • Designed and implemented website for International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) using open source content management system, drupal 6.x ( on debian Linux. Implemented LDAP on drupal for user profile management. In addition I have implemented to incorporate images and other information from other sites( Flickr, blogs, etc..) to be seen on the website using feeds.
  • Designed and developed templates for International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) intranet which is based on joomla 1.5x. Developed modules and components and implemented them on the intranet ( Implemented the intranet on windows 2003 sever and authentication is Active Directory using LDAP. 
  • Working as Information System specialist (system Development) in International Live stock Research Institute (ILRI) since April 5, 2007 focusing on web based Design and development of database systems 
  • Worked system study, design and development of Orphans and Vulnerable children’s Database system for Project Concern International. MS Visio had been used for system design.
  • Worked on System study, Design and Implementation of Document Tracking System (DTS) for ILRI publication.
  • Developed customer relation management for African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) Nairobi, Kenya. Object Oriented System Design and development are used. SQL Server 2005, Relational database management system, had been used. 
  • Worked as a senior system programmer of Construction and Business Bank from November 21st 2001 to March 30, 2007.
  • Worked on the development of the Oromia Parliamentary Information System which will help the Caffee to capture information starting from District level among other major activities on consultant base.
  • Automated a library Information system for Institute of Curriculum Development and Research (ICDR) as a consultant, which is implemented in year 2002 on consultant base. 
  • Worked as Computer Programmer and Network Administrator in Oromia Agricultural Development Bureau from August 1, 1998 to September 31, 1999. 
  • Worked as Computer Programmer in Oromia Agricultural Development Bureau from August 1, 1996 to July 30, 1998.

Work experience

Work experience
Apr 2007 - Present

Web Development Officer

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Oct 2001 - Mar 2007

Senior Programmer

Construction and Business Bank
Aug 1996 - Oct 2001

PC Programmer and Network Administrator

Oromia Agricultural Development Bureau


Apr 2005 - Aug 2007


Addis Ababa University
Sep 1992 - Jul 1996


Addis Ababa University