“There is no better legacy than writing a book like this,” Dr. Tesfaye Lema in a book launching event at Haramaya University

Haramaya University published a book entitled “Plant Disease Epidemiology and Management,” authored by Professor Chemeda Fininsa and launched it on November 14, 2022. The event was attended by higher officials of the university, the vice chair of the board of Haramaya University, a representative of US embassy, the university staff, invited guests, and the authors’ […]

Haramaya University Donates Eye Glasses

Haramaya University announced that it has donated 100,000 eye glasses that worth three hundred million birr to the hospitals of East & West Hararghe zones, Harari Regional State, Dire Dawa City Administration and Somali Regional State. Haramaya University’s Vice President of Community Service and Enterprise Development, Dr. Yisak Yusuf, explained that the University is fulfilling […]

EU Provides 38 Million Euros for Conflict-affected Health, Education Sectors in Ethiopia

The European Union (EU) signed a total of 38 million Euros agreement today to support conflict-affected health and education sectors in Ethiopia. Amhara, Tigray, Afar, Oromia and SNNPR regions will also benefit from the agreements, it was learned. The rehabilitation of Health facilities will be implemented through the Ministry of Health and UNICEF while the […]

AAU Runs a Workshop on Exit Exam Preparation for Undergraduate Students

Addis Ababa University (AAU), Office of the Academic Vice President, organized a workshop to discussion on the preparation of Exit Exams for undergraduate students where AAU higher officials, college deans, directors and teachers attended at Eshetu Chole Hall on November 8, 2022. Eba Mijena (PhD), Director General of Higher Institutions at the Ministry of Education delivered a […]

Ethiopia Education Cluster Quarterly Newsletter #3 | Sept 2022

Ministry of Education (MoE) said enrollment rate fell by 45 % against the target set for the new academic year 2022/2023 which has commenced in September 20221. This indicates the negative impacts on learning because of the conflicts, drought and flood. Based on the education cluster data, a total of 2,977,752 (G- 48%) children are […]

Inclusive Participatory Research Through Photovoice: A Study on WASH and Nutrition in Afar, Ethiopia

Designing effective interventions requires the inclusion and buy-in of beneficiary communities; however, because of constraints and context, fully participatory research can be challenging. The Afar people of northern Ethiopia live in what can be considered the very definition of ‘challenging contexts’. Largely nomadic pastoralists, they navigate a harsh and unforgiving landscape, often having to travel […]