Haramaya University

Description: 

Haramaya University is located in Haramaya, Ethiopia.  The Haramaya University College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences was established in 1954 as the Alemaya College of Agriculture.  It was a part of Addis Ababa University until 1985 when it was upgraded to a full-fledged university of agriculture.  The Alemaya University of Agriculture became a multidisciplinary university in 1996.  In 2006 the university was renamed Haramaya University.  The college offers BSc and MSc degrees in animal and range sciences; plant science; rural development and agricultural extension; natural resources and environmental sciences; and agricultural economics and agri-business.  Together, there are 20 MSc and 12 PhD programs that can be obtained in these disciplines.  There is also a two and half year BSc program for mid-career professionals who hold diplomas in agriculture or forestry.  Research and extension activities operate under the umbrella of the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research.

City: 
Alemaya
Country of Coverage: 
Ethiopia
Region of Coverage: 
East Africa
Year of joining RUFORUM: 
2009
Membership Status: 
Full Member
Category: 
Public