Professor Tesfaye, obtained the Ph.D. degree in Political Science in 1996, from Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA. in 1996 and the MPA in Public Affairs, 1982; B.A. Economics, 1974, from the California State University, Fresno. His fields of interest and teachings are International Political Economy, Comparative Politics, and Public Policy.2008 0-7734-4864-0
This work contributes to the scholarship on the link between environmental degradation and conflict challenges faced by the Nile Basin countries by investigating determinants of collective action. The study will be useful to national leaders in crafting a new Nile River Agreement, and policy makers and scholars involved in water issues.