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

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.

research themes leaders

theme leaders


Muluken Goftishu Muleta (PhD)

GSM:  +251 989073775
Fax: +251255530325/31/54


Kedir Urgesa Bofe (PhD)

Telephone (mobile): +251940635596

Telephone(Office): +251256661886  
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Getachew Neme Tolesa (PhD)

Telephone (Mob): +251938034824 
Telephone (Office): Tel:+251255530324


Mohammed Hassen Hinika (PhD)

Telephone (Mob): +251911800791
Email: mohammedhinika@yahoo. com
Postal Address: Haramaya University:P.O Box :138,Dire Dawa


Bereket Mamo Buli (MSc)

Telephone (Mob): +251932520737
Postal Address: Haramaya University, PO BOX 138, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia


Ayalew Temesgen Eticha (PhD)

Telephone (Mob):+251911905565
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