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It’s recalled that Jimma University and the University of Oslo signed a collaborative agreement in October 2012 to engage in collaborative research projects, to initiate joint and double degree programs, to document and advance Community Based Education (CBE) and to work on capacity building. Following the concord, the two universities registered significant achievement in capacity building that fostered educational opportunities to students and staff.

Jimma university in collaboration with the University of Ghent and VLIROUS, Belgium organized an international conference entitled “Aquaculture and Food Security: Defining Potential Opportunities for the Development of Aquaculture in Ethiopia.” The conference was held from 14th – 16th April, 2016 at Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine Conference Hall and attended by representatives from various relevant institution

H.E. Mr. Moonhwan KIM, Korean Ambassador to Ethiopia along with delegates from the Korean Embassy and the Korean Foundation for International Health Healthcare (KOFIH) paid a one day official visit to Jimma University, April 14, 2016. Though the major purpose of the visit was the K-Project, which expected to be launched at the end of this year, the Ambassador held a discussion with the University top management about various other issues too.