Aku and VHL University signed MOU


Aksum University and Van Hall Larenstein (VHL University) of the Netherlands signed Memorandum of understanding to collaborate and to develop accademic and cultural exchange in the areas of research, technology and academics.

Areas for the collaboration may include, but are not limited to the following: rurai development reforestation,refugees, hydrology, irrigation , watershed management, tourism, livestock ( including dairy, poultry , aqua culture and beekeeping ) , sustainable urban development , horticulture, value chain development and wildlife management .

Activities of particular interest included:

1. Research collaboration

2. Pursue funding opportunities to enable joint collaboration between

3. Application of research finding and technology transfer

4. Collaboration in teaching short and long term training and conducting workshops

5. Collaborating in staff and student exchange