Research Themes

Explore our research themes

Research at the Haramaya University is focussed across 6 research themes reflecting our interdisciplinary strengths in some of the key global challenge areas of the 21st century. Find out more about our research by accessing the research themes listed below:

research themes

research themes leaders

theme leaders


Muluken Goftishu Muleta (PhD)

Telephone (Mob):  +251 989 073 775
Fax: +251 255 530 325/31/54


Tadesse Alemayehu Wondim(PhD)

Telephone (Mob): +251-911-05-26-56,


Deribachew Bekana (PhD)

Telephone (Mob): +251 912 213 485


Mohammed Hassen Hinika (PhD)

Telephone (Mob): +251 911 800 791
E-mail: mohammedhinika@yahoo. com
Postal Address: Haramaya University:P.O Box 138,Dire Dawa, Ethiopia


Muluken Gezahegn Wordofa (PhD)

Telephone (Mob): +251 902 590 665
Skype: mulukencph
Postal Address: Haramaya University, P.O Box 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia


Ayalew Temesgen (PhD))

Telephone (Mob): +251 911 905 565
Postal Address: Haramaya University, P.O Box 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia

Original, high quality research

Through their research each Themes are contributing more than ever to future economic growth and to positive changes in the way we all live, work and learn. At the Haramaya University we are proud to play a significant role in these developments.

We have long been recognised internationally for original, high quality research, with applied research being a particular strength. Today our research community is committed to finding inspiring and sustainable solutions to fundamental social, economic and environmental problems.

In moving forward this ambitious agenda we engage with other academic institutions, business and industry, public and third sector organisations and not least with user communities. Our research culture which is defined by a strong spirit of enquiry, innovation and enterprise, also feeds into teaching and learning to enrich our researchers’ experience.

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