The president of DBU held meetings with the 37th AU summit participants in Addis Ababa


The president of Debre Berhan University, Dr. Nigus Tadesse joined by the coordinators from the internationalization and partnerships directorate had two decisive discussion sessions in Addis Ababa with the 37th AU meeting participants from different African countries.

One of these meetings was with His Excellency Mr. Ibrahima Cheikh Diong, the United Nations Assistant-Secretary General and Director General of the African Risk Capacity Group. The meeting led to pinpointing the major areas of partnerships which includes potential future project collaborations on issues related to climate change.

The other meeting was held with a team from African E-Trade Group (AeTrade) based in Kigali, Rwanda, and headed by the CEO Mr. Mulualem Syoum. A range of issues were raised and discussed on how DBU can work with this continental initiative in connecting small-scale enterprises with the university community, particularly the students and staff in the fields of business and agriculture. Potential areas of joint venture were identified, and the discussion is to continue towards entering into tangible and practical activities.

Internationalization Partnerships Directorate