H.E. Ato Kebede Yimam, has opened a national workshop at Adama

A national research workshop on sustainable natural resources management for combating desertification and land degradation in arid and semi-arid areas of Ethiopia has taken place from August 14-15, 2018 at Adama. More than 75 participants invited from the federal and regional research, higher learning and development institutions have attended the workshop. A welcome speech was made by Dr. Abiyot Birihanu, Director General of EEFRI and Officially opened by His Excellency Ato Kebede Yimam, State Minister of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MEFCC). The state minister has explained…

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HIMALAYAN FOREST RESEARCH INSTITUTE, SHIMLA Visited by High Level Ethiopian Delegation

As a part of India Exposure and Experience Sharing Visit, a 15 member high level delegation headed by His Excellency Dr. Gemedo Dalle, Minister of Environment, Forests & Climate Change and His Excellency Kebede Yimam, State Minister, Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Government of Ethiopia visited Himalayan Forest Research Institute, Shimla on 17th March 2017. http://hfri.icfre.gov.in/UserFiles/File/2017/Visit-Delegation-Ethiopia_20Mar17.pdf    

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Assessing Ethiopia’s capacity to participate in the Future Earth Initiative

On 26th January 2017, UNESCO and Ethiopia’s Environment and Forest research Institute (EEFRI) organised a workshop in Addis Ababa aimed at assessing Ethiopia’s capacity to participate in the Future Earth Initiative. This workshop is part of the ongoing 3-year “Future Earth Capacity Program” financed by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) which aims at building and mobilizing the necessary scientific and research capacity in Bolivia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Representation of African Countries is a key issue for the Future Earth Initiative, as the continent is considered…

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