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Addis Ababa University (AAU), which was established in 1950 as the University College of Addis Ababa (UCAA), is the oldest and the largest higher learning and research institution in Ethiopia. Since its inception, the University has been the leading center in teaching-learning, research and community services.

Beginning with enrollment capacity of 33 students in 1950, AAU now has 48,673 students (33,940 undergraduate, 13,000 Master’s and 1733 PhD students) and 6043 staff (2,408 academics and 3,635 support staff). In its 14 campuses, the University runs 70 undergraduate and 293 graduate programs (72 PhD and 221 Masters), and various specializations in Health Sciences.

Over 222,000 students have graduated from AAU since its establishment.

Addis Ababa University Resources

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Journal Articles & Books
October 2012
Ethiopia
Africa
Eastern Africa

Agriculture in Ethiopia remains to be the key sector. It is still the main source of foreign exchange earnings (up to 90%) and the largest labour force employer (about 83%). Of the total agricultural output, about 95% was covered by smallholder agriculture sub-sector. However, a number of factors limit smallholder farmers from participating in export potential cash crops. The main objective of this paper is to identify household specific factors determining sesame production and marketing participation.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2010
Ethiopia
Africa
Eastern Africa

The government of Ethiopia gives great attention to agriculture and rural development for the country’s economy development. Dairy development is one of the components of agricultural development. To improve dairy production in certain locality, dairy producers should able to access and use appropriate knowledge for the particular problem at the right time. This research was conducted to assess agricultural knowledge management system and its challenges and opportunities of knowledge management processes in Bure district.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2009
Egypt
Ethiopia
Sudan
Africa
Eastern Africa

This study attempted to predict the likely impacts of a dam reservoir and flow regulation on riparian plant composition and diversity. The study was conducted around the Koga dam in the upper part of the Blue Nile basin in the northwestern part of Ethiopia. Floristic composition and diversity in the riverine and adjacent sites of the river was studied. The presence of plant species that would be affected by the storage of the Koga River water and the modification of the downstream river flow regime were assessed.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2008
Ethiopia
Eastern Africa

This study analyses the institutional and organizational arrangements of irrigation water management and identifies the determinants of collective action and its effectiveness in managing communal irrigation schemes in the districts of Atsbi Wemberta (Tigray region) and Ada’a (Oromiya region), Ethiopia. Results are based on data collected from a survey of 169 groups (communities) and 22 scheme level focus group interviews. All tabias which have irrigation projects that operated, in year 2006/07 are included. Analysis of descriptive and econometric methods are used.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2007
Ethiopia
Eastern Africa

The study is designed to explore the status of rural women in access to and control over land in the current land administration system in two rural Kebeles in East Shewa Zone Ada’a Woreda of Oromia region on smallholder farmers’ landholding registration. The Ormia National Regional State Rural Land Administration and Use Proclamation and its implementation procedure are examined from a gender perspective in terms of ensuring rural women’s land holding rights and control they have over land.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2007
Ethiopia
Africa
Eastern Africa

Livestock interact with the environment directly or indirectly in the process of their production. The interaction with the water resources is also direct or indirect and can be positive or negative depending on the system of production. In the study area of this work, the mixed croplivestock production is the main type of livestock production by smallhoder subsistence farmers where cattle are reared for dairying. The study was done as a case study of two selected PA’s of the wereda. One part of this research was to describe the dairy cattle water interaction.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2007
Ethiopia
Eastern Africa

The research was conducted to assess the major animal health problems in market oriented livestock developments and to know the veterinary service in Metema woreda North West of the country from November 2006 to June 2007.A questionnaire survey was conducted in 80 livestock owners to collect information on major livestock health problems, veterinary service of the