•  Five staff members started their PhD in MRV related fields at NMBU.
  • 12 staff  members of the college received a dedicated short term training in MRV methods.
  • 1 staff for sabbatical leave and 1 staff for research leave supported.
  • MRVCC and its Advisory Board established.
  • 3 new MRV related Masters programs (Forest Resource Assessment and Monitoring, Climate Smart Agricultural Landscape Assessment and Renewable Energy Utilization and Management) are actively running in the college.
  • professionals from relevant federal institutions received training in MRV methods.
  • WGCF-NR established network and collaboration with international and national partners/stakeholders.
  • GHG Laboratory facility established in the college.
  • Interdisciplinary thematic action research initiated  and is in progress at two field sites, Wondo Genet and Guji zone


Our partners include both international and national organizations.

The main international collaborating institutions include: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ethiopia (RNE), Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), and Sokoine University of Agriculture of Tanzania. Among others, our national partners are: Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission (EFCCC), Ministry of Science and Higher Education (MoSHE), Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy (MoWIE), and other stakeholders, such as Ethiopian Environment and Forestry Research Institute (EEFRI), Oromia Environment, Forest and Climate Change Authority (OEFCCA), Oromia Forest and Wildlife Enterprise (OFWE), Environmental Protection, Forest and Climate Change Authority of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Regional State (EPFCCA-SNNP), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and Ethiopian Biodiversity Institute (EBI).



National Measuring, Reporting and Verification Capacity Building Towards Climate Resilient Development in Ethiopia.

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