Projects

Projects

The College of Agriculture and Environmental Science has many research and development projects funded both by the University as well as external donors. The following projects are externally funded and under operational:

  • Water and Sediment Budget of Lake Tana Basin for Optimization of Water Allocation and Land Management (Ghent-BDU project sponsored by VLIR, Belgium) Focal Person: Enyew Adgo (PhD)
  • Impact of Land Certification on Sustainable Land Resources Management in Dryland Areas of the Amhara National Regional State (Sponsored by DCG, Norway)  Focal Persons: Enyew Adgo (PhD) and Yihenew G.Selassie (PhD)  
  • Land Resource Potential, SLM Systems for Enhancing Food Security and Mitigating Climate Change, Sponsored by NCCR, Switzerland. Collaborative research work between ARARI, BDU and Bern University. Focal Person: Yihenew G.Selassie (PhD)  
  • Local Seed Business Project (Sponsored by Wageningen University, The Netherlands)  Focal Person: Tadesse Dessalegn (PhD)  
  • Exploratory Study on Disaster Risk in Amhara Region (UJI-BDU Project; Sponsored by Spanish Development Cooperation) Focal Person: Temesgen Tilahun (PhD)  
  • Periperi University Project (Coordinated by Cape town University, sponsored by USAID) Focal Persons: Tarekegn Ayalew  
  • Strengthening Rural Transformation Competence of Higher Education and Research Institutions in Amhara Region, Ethiopia (TRANSACT) sponsored by APPER, Austria.  Focal Person: Getachew Alemayehu (PhD)  
  • Capacity Building for Scaling up of Evidence-based Best Practices in Agricultural Production in Ethiopia (CASCAPE) ALTERRA, Sponsored by the Royal Embassy of the Netherlands  Focal Person: Yihenew G.Selassie (PhD)   
  • Strengthening Disaster Risk Research Center and Food Security in Amhara Region (Sponsored by Spanish Development Cooperation)  Focal Person: Tesfahun Kassie   
  • Seed Multiplication Rate Study of Different Cultivars of Wheat for Optimizing Seed Quality and Productivity (sponsered by JICA)  Focal Person: Tadesse Dessalegn (PhD)  
  • Mid-Career-Extension Program to Strengthen Knowledge and Skill of Frontline Extension Workers (Sponsored by Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE) –Japan) Focal Person: Girmachew Siraw
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