News - Environmental Planning and Biodiversity Conservation in Ethiopia

November 7-14, 2010:
The PhD Program conducted a field excursion to the afromontane transitional Guineo-Gongolian rainforests of South-western Ethiopia. The goal of the excursion was to identify, discuss and understand in an applied and interdisciplinary manner some of the most critical environmental problems of Ethiopia on the spot, such as forest destruction, land degradation, and soil erosion, and to elaborate on ways how environmental planning can contribute to their mitigation.

November 6, 2010:
Official Kick-off event at EiABC

July 2010:
PhD program and PhD curriculum formally approved by the Academic Council and the Supervisory Board of the Ethiopian Institute of Architecture, Building Construction and City Development, University of Addis Ababa

June 2010:
Dr. Kumelachew and Dr. Hailu from Addis Ababa University visit ZEF and the University of Hanover

April 2010:
Partnership agreement signed between University of Bonn, University of Addis Ababa and University of Hanover.