Haramaya University Signs Memorandum of Understanding with OIDA


Haramaya University Institute of Technology (HiT) and Oromia Irrigation Development Authority (OIDA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a framework of cooperation between the two institutions.

The objective of this agreement is to indicate sustainable, efficient and equitable water utilization and management options to enhance agricultural production through integration of scientific-technical knowledge with the community-based farming practices in Eastern and Western zones of Hararghe through collaborative action with OIDA.

Acting President of Haramaya University, Dr. Jemal Yousuf and Mr. Mamo Teshome, Representative of OIDA, signed the MOU on June 03, 2018 in a ceremony held at the University’s Main Campus.

Dr. Jemal said, “Haramaya University with its long years of experience and having renowned professionals in different disciplines will continue giving various community services”. He also expressed the University’s commitment to fully discharge its part so that this MOU shall prove to be by far more than just a document on the shelf but to have clear impacts in many lives and disciplines as well.

During the occasion, the two parties indicated that the main goal of the partnership is to establish strong relationship between the two organizations. In addition, the linkage would promote direct cooperation and communication among the institutions.

During the signing ceremony, HiT Scientific Director, department and school heads as well as other invited guests were present.

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