An international conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture is to be organized by HU- Department Statistics.


By Ebrahim Seid/ Public and International Relations Directorate


The Haramaya University department of statistics announced that preparations have almost been completed to organize the first international conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture.

The Secretary of the organizing committee and Head of the department of Statistics, Mr. Tariku Tessema told HU online that the conference will be an important platform for many scientists and researchers to discuss about new findings in the areas of statistics and agricultural sciences.


According to Mr. Tariku a dedicated and user friendly website has been designed and launched in order to easily facilitate the registration of participants as well as smoothly manage submission of abstract papers online. is the website which is created particularly for the conference.


He also added that different committees have been formed to make this international conference a success and meets higher standards. He called all the members of the university community as well as partners and stakeholders to cooperate for the successful completion of the workshop.

Prominent scientists both from within Ethiopia and Abroad have already confirmed that they will be attending and giving scientific presentations on the thematic areas.
Statistics department is one of the fastest growing young departments in the college of


Computing and Informatics established in 2008 G.C. so far 361 under graduate students have been graduated and shown proven qualities in their careers. In 2009 the department opened MSc. Program in Statistics and by now preparatory activities are underway to review the curriculum.

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