AAU Organized a Meeting on a New Research Finding

Addis Ababa University Department of Plant Biology and Biodiversity Management, in College of Natural and Computational Sciences (CNCS), organized a meeting on a new research finding entitled “Middle Stone Age foragers of the Afro-alpine ecosystem: new interdisciplinary research results on human life ways in the high-altitude Bale Mountains” on 4th November 2019 at College of Natural and Computational Sciences, Graduate Program Building.

Professor Tassew woldehanna , president of Addis Ababa university, said during the release of the finding, “The seminar gives us insight about the previous perception of human settlement and several evidences on the past high altitude occupation in particular on Bale mountains. This finding have attracted the attention of different media globally such as New York Times.”Tasew added that the publication will lead to other important findings and publications.

According to the president, Addis Ababa University as in the past, continues its unreserved support to such tasks and similar research activities.

“This finding also promotes our tourism industry in Ethiopia and as you all known there are two research Universities in Africa which have contributed a lot to nature. These are inter Witersland University of South Africa and Addis Ababa University from Ethiopia” he said.


“These days Addis Ababa University is growing and flourishing. Addis Ababa University has been ranked 10 among top Universities in Africa” Tasew emphasized.

During the event Dr. Götz Ossendorf presented the research findings for the University scholars and researchers.

Representatives of Higher University officials and researchers from outside Ethiopia attended the event.

By: Tenagnework Mekonenn