On July 14th, Professor Trygve Bergh of the Norwegian University of Life Science (UMB) was honored at a ceremony in Hawassa for his pivotal role in Ethio-Norwegian educational cooperation.

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As a social-anthropologist and photographer Norwegian Thera Mjaaland has been researching the conditions for women in the Endabaguna area in Tigray-region where she has been involved for the last 17 years. She is also concerned about the tendency of portraying Ethiopian women as “victimized”, and wants to show them as she has come to know them; strong, independent and with a “fighting spirit”.

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A lecture by Dr.Yacob Arsano. Wednesday 15 December 2010, 15.15 – 17.00, at Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Lecture hall 2, Gamla Torget 3, Uppsala, Sweden.

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Knut Sydsæter, Professor Emeritus from the Department of Economics at the University of Oslo, has worked on improving mathematics for economists in several African countries since 1990. Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Ethiopia have been the core countries for the project. The Embassy of Norway in Addis Abeba has supported the Ethiopian edition of “Further Mathematics for Economists”, written by Prof....

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“The River Nile in the Post Colonial Age” written by professor Terje Tvedt, University of Bergen, details the modern development of the Nile Basin and the efforts to manage its waters.

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Alumni Association of Ethiopians Educated in Norwegian Universities (AAEENU) was launched on 18 November 2010 in the presence of Mr. Rolf Ree, Duty Head of Mission, Norwegian Embassy, Dr. Admasu Tsegaye, President, Hawassa University, and Dr. Kindeya Gebrehiwot, Vice-President, Mekelle University. The association is believed to facilitate networking and communication among the Alumni...

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Since the beginning of June, about 15 former and current NOMA-students from Ethiopia, Uganda, Malawi and Norway have been doing field-work under the Master programme in Development and Natural Resource Economics connected to their MSc theses in 17 locations all over Tigray Region

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During a visit to Mekelle University on the 6th of March, representatives from the Embassy of Norway had the pleasure of meeting eight of altogether nine students from Norway, Malawi,Uganda and Ethiopia who are taking part in the The Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperations (Norad) Programme for Master Studies (NOMA), here with emphasis on Natural Resource Managment.

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Prof. Habtamu Wondimu is lecturing Norwegian students in Addis Ababa. 
Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Addis Ababa.

Students of intercultural understanding from NLA University College in Bergen, Norway are on a field trip in Ethiopia and Kenya. In Addis Ababa they have received lectures and attended events on relations between Christianity and Islam.

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