CABES First Regional Workshop Held in Abidjan
November 6, 2022November 6, 2022
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CABES First Regional Workshop Held in Abidjan

The first Capacity Development on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (CABES) regional workshop was held in Abidjan; Côte d’Ivoire from 25 to 27 October 2022. The workshop conducted under the theme ‘’Co-developing strategies for sustainability in Africa: Utilizing products of the intergovernmental platform for biodiversity and Ecosystem services (IPBES)’’.  The workshop was undertaken to present the...

Horn of Africa Sustainable Energy Distribution Programme of Activity (HoA-SED-PoA) Design Consultation meeting, Oct. 11th, 2022
October 25, 2022October 25, 2022
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Horn of Africa Sustainable Energy Distribution Programme of Activity (HoA-SED-PoA) Design Consultation meeting, Oct. 11th, 2022

The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoAREC&N) has conducted Programme of Activity (PoA) design consultation meeting with the relevant stakeholders in Ethiopia. The objective of the meeting was to gather the feedbacks from all relevant actors on the design of the programme.  The Programe has initiated as a regional program of activity...

Horn of Africa Environmental Sustainability and Resilience (HoA-ESR) project Second Annual Review Meeting, Sep 6th 2022
October 4, 2022October 4, 2022
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Horn of Africa Environmental Sustainability and Resilience (HoA-ESR) project Second Annual Review Meeting, Sep 6th 2022

The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N) has conducted its second Annual Review Meeting on the HoA-ESR project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The meeting took place at HoA-REC&N headquarters in Gullele Botanic Garden from September 6- 7, 2022. The review meeting was convened to update the donor, Sida on HoA-ESR achievements made...

The HoAREC Board of Trustee applauded the Centre’s Progress and gave directions for strengthening the gains and progress towards becoming a regional centre of excellence
October 1, 2022October 1, 2022
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The HoAREC Board of Trustee applauded the Centre’s Progress and gave directions for strengthening the gains and progress towards becoming a regional centre of excellence

The Board of Trustee of the Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre held its meeting on Thursday September 29, 2022. During the 4th board meeting held at the Jacaranda Meeting Hall of the Addis Ababa Hilton Hotel, Dr. Mekuria Argaw, Executive Director of AAU-HoAREC&N, presented a comprehensive report on the organizational growth and an annual physical...

Ethiopian National Biodiversity Platform workshop Conducted
September 12, 2022September 13, 2022
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Ethiopian National Biodiversity Platform workshop Conducted

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) was established to improve the interface between Science and Policy issues of biodiversity and ecosystem Services. The platform is established following the 2010 resolution of the UN General Assembly and enacted after the plenary meeting organized by UNEP in 2012. Currently, IPBES has 140 member countries....

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...