Jama-Urji Farmers Managed Forestry Project
October 31, 2021February 4, 2022
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Jama-Urji Farmers Managed Forestry Project

Brief summary Deforestation and forest degradation have been a long standing component of environmental degradation in East Africa. In Ethiopia, the government has introduced the Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE) strategy, in part, to address deforestation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Additionally, the Oromia Regional State of Ethiopia was planning to start a jurisdictional REDD+...

West Guji Cookstove Distribution Project
September 8, 2021September 8, 2021
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West Guji Cookstove Distribution Project

West Guji zone is one of the coffee producing zones of Oromia region, Ethiopia where local communities are dependent on traditional cooking. The forest cover is degrading at an alarming rate by human pressure leading to rapid deforestation, low productivity and high indoor air pollution that causes serious health impact. To alleviate this problem, Oromia...

HoAREC&N-AAU held a stakeholders consultation workshop on East African Afforestation, Reforestation and Re-vegetation Program (EARRP) and the Jama-Urji Farmers Managed Forestry Project
August 27, 2021October 21, 2021
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HoAREC&N-AAU held a stakeholders consultation workshop on East African Afforestation, Reforestation and Re-vegetation Program (EARRP) and the Jama-Urji Farmers Managed Forestry Project

The consultative workshop held on August 27 and 28/2021 in Hawassa town was attended by more than 40 participants including the higher official delegates from EFCCC and OEFCC-Authority, the six forest cooperative representatives, the local administrations from Zone to kebele, experts from relevant government offices, local CBOs, senior staffs of Wondogenet Forestry College, HoAREC&N-AAU and...

HoA-REC&N conducted its first Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project
July 19, 2021July 19, 2021
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HoA-REC&N conducted its first Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project

The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N) conducted its first Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia at HoA-REC&N headquarters in Gullele Botanic Garden on July 15, 2021. The review meeting sought to update the donor, SIDA on progress in the year 2020 and onwards in the implementation...

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
July 5, 2021December 14, 2021
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network, Addis Ababa University (HoA-REC&N-AAU) is a peculiar regional organization established to bridge the gap between policy, knowledge and practice in environmental matters of the Horn of Africa region. The organization is serving as a regional multi-stakeholder platform of knowledge exchange whereby academia, policy-decision makers and practitioners...

Potential of non – state actors for the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Seizing the Landscape Opportunity
July 2, 2021July 2, 2021
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Potential of non – state actors for the Post 2020 Global Biodiversity Framework: Seizing the Landscape Opportunity

The global biodiversity community is taking important strides to craft a new post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework (post-2020 GBF) at the upcoming 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) slated to take place in October 2021. Given the importance of the contributions of non-state and subnational actors in contributing to the success of the new framework, which requires a...