Faculty celebrates World Environment Day

BDU: The University’s Faculty of Social Sciences celebrated this year’s World Environment Day with pomp and splendour.
In his address to participants, Faculty’s Postgraduate, Research and Community Services Coordinator Taye Demise pointed out that environmental issues were critical for human survival adding that events of such magnitude required to be held continuously to bring the much desired change.
He emphasised that networking and putting in place long term plan was crucial to mitigate environmental challenges.
Panel discussions were held on the impact of the effluent flowing from Bahir Dar Textile Factory and Bahir Dar Tannery Factory on marine animals, global climate change and its repercussion on human lives.
Participants recommended to government and non- governmental organizations to focus on alternative energy, green economy and sustainable community mobilization and active engagement of experts as strategies to tackle environmental problems.