Demeke Nigussie received his M.Sc. degree in Geo-information Science and B.Sc. Degree in Arid Zone Agriculture (Arid Land Crop Production) from Wageningen and Alemaya Universities respectively. He also participated on several short-term GIS /RS trainings some of which are GIS (GDTA, France), Agro-meteorology & GIS (ICARDA, Syria) and Remote Sensing Techniques Applied to GIS (RCSSMRS, Kenya), OS GIS using QGIS (KALRO, Kenya), Surveying and Mapping (EMA, Ethiopia). Demeke has several years of experience in GIS/RS while working for EMA and for the Ethiopian Agricultural Research Institute (EIAR). In both organizations, he served on GIS/RS positions.