Addis Ababa University in collaboration with Ministry of Agriculture inaugurates African Center for Disaster Risk Management (ACDRM) in a special ceremony the University has organized at the College of Natural and Computational Sciences’ Conference Hall on April 19, 2013.
In response to the ever increasing frequency and intensity of disasters in Africa and in particular in the Region, the Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Sector (DRMFSS) of Addis Ababa University and the Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with United Nations Development Program (UNDP), Catholic Organization for Relief and Development Aid (CORDAID) and the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) have established the African Centre for Disaster Risk Management.
Capacity Building for Scaling up Evidence Based Best Practices in Agriculture Production in Ethiopia (CASCAPE) project, Addis Ababa University has received two vehicles donation from the Royal Embassy of Netherlands.
Aiming at supporting the Ethiopian government to increase agricultural productivity in sustainable way in order to enhance agricultural growth and achieve food security, CASCAPE project is currently implemented by AAU and other five Universities in Ethiopia.
The ICT Advisory Council has been working on developnig Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Policy for Addis Ababa University. The Council has now produced the draft policy and submitted its proposal.