July 2017

JU planted over 6000 multipurpose trees along Gilgel Gibe Catchment areas

Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine organized a campaign on planting trees in Keresa woreda of Gilgel Gibe Dam catchment area. The purpose of the watershed management and planting tree is to enhance the quality and durability of the dam in generating renewable energy sustainably. It also minimizes siltation, soil erosion and enhance the suitability of micro-climate in the area that would contributes to Ethiopia green economy policy. 

Short term training on “Design and Analysis of Experiments; and Publication of Peer-reviewed Papers on Reputable Journals” conducted

Jimma University organized a four days short term training on “Design and Analysis of Experiments; and Publication of Peer-reviewed Papers on Reputable Journals” in collaboration with Global Knowledge Network (G-KEN)/ Ethiopian Doctoral and Masters Academy (EDMA). The short term training was conducted from July 17-20/2017.


Press Release held on the First Ethiopian Road Safety Conference

Jimma University and Lucy Consulting Engineers held press release on The First Annual Ethiopian Road Safety Conference (RSC 2017) for various Media journalists on July 21, 2017 at Harmony Hotel, Addis Ababa.  On the occasion JU's Vice president for Business and development Mr. Kora Tushune says, ``road safety has become one of the most critical issue of discussion in Ethiopia given the negative socio-economic impact  it is causing at national level``


Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB)-Ethiopia West Node established at Jimma University

Jimma University organized a consultative workshop in collaboration with an Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Ethiopia chapter, hosted by the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR). The conference was held on 15 July, 2017 at Jimma University, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine.


A National Postgraduate Curriculum Review Workshop held at Jimma University

A national Postgraduate curriculum review workshop of various disciplines was held at Jimma University from 13th- 14th of July, 2017 at JUCAVM meeting Hall. A total of 21 new curricula previously drafted by the various Colleges & Institutes of JU were critically reviewed by renowned scholars from institutions in Ethiopia and abroad.

Five Faculty Members promoted to Full Professor

Jimma University Board of Governors at its 48th regular meeting held on July 9, 2017 has approved the promotion of Drs. Debela Hunde, Delenasaw Yewhalaw, Ketema Bacha, Sintayehu Alamrew and Ali Mohammed to full professorship.  Before the approval, a review process and decision has been made by the respective departments and colleges of the applicants and by the University Senate.


Call for Papers

International conference marking the launching of Ethiopian Society of Post-Harvest Management (ESPHM) is scheduled for November 24-25, 2017. The conference is organized by the society in collaboration with Jimma University and other stakeholders.
Conference Venue:  Addis Ababa (specific location will be notified in due course)
Theme:  “Post-Harvest Management (PHM) for Food Security and Sustainable Development: A Missing Link but Viable Approach”
Sub-Themes (For both Plant and Animal Sectors):

JU’s CISCO Networking Academy Graduates Students

CISCO Networking Academy of Jimma University graduated, 136 students- 45 female and 91 Male who took a training on networking for 10 months on July 5, 2017 at Natural Science Meeting hall located in the main campus of the University.

Call for Papers

The Ethiopian Journal of Social Sciences and Language Studies (EJSSLS) invites interested contributors to submit their manuscripts for Vol.4 No.2 before or by July30, 2017. Papers will be submitted in English under the following or related areas: Social Sciences, Languages, and related disciplines.  Specifically:


Message from the President

Dear class of 2017, Your years of hard work and dedication to your academic success have paid off. On behalf of the Jimma University community, please accept my sincere congratulations on your graduation.

የመምህራን ቅጥር ማስታወቂያ

ጅማ ዩኒቨርሲቲ ቢዝነስና ኢኮኖሚክስ ኮሌጅ የመምህር እጥረት ባለባቸው የትምህርት ክፍሎች የመጀመሪያ ዲግሪ ያላቸውንና ውጤታቸው ለወንድ ከ2.75 በላይ ለሴት ከ2.5 በላይ የሆኑትን ምሩቃን አወዳድሮ በረዳት ምሩቅ ደረጃ ለመቅጠር ይፈልጋል፡፡ በመሆኑም በረዳት መምህርነት ለመቀጠር የምትፈልጉ አመልካቾች ከ22/10/2009 ዓ.ም ጀምሮ በጅማ ዩኒቨርሲቲ ቢዝነስና ኢኮኖሚክስ ኮሌጅ አስተዳደር ቢሮ በ10 የሥራ ቀናት ውስጥ መመዝገብ የምትችሉ መሆኑን እያሳወቅን ሴት አመልካቾችን የምናበረታታ መሆኑን እንገልጻለን፡፡ መምህራን  የሚፈለግባቸው የትምህርት መስኮችና የሚፈለገው የመምህራን ብዛት እንደሚከተለው ተዘርዝረዋል፡፡  



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