Fekadu Beyene Kenee is a full professor of Institutional and Resource Economics and an employee of Haramaya University, Ethiopia. He received BSc. in Agricultural Economics from Haramaya University, MSc. degree from Wageningen University, the Netherlands in 1997 in Management of Agricultural Knowledge Systems and PhD from Humboldt University of Berlin in Resource Economics, Germany in 2008.
He has been teaching different courses and conducted research on different issues including sustainable land management, customary pastoral land administration, food security and land use systems, climate change and pastoral adaptations, governance of river basins with a focus on institutional arrangements, and natural resource-based conflict.
His research interest is on property rights and collective action in natural resource management, institutions in environmental protection, project impact evaluation, and institutional and behavioural analysis.