Theme IV. Human and Social Development
Dr. Mohammed Hassen Hinika
Academic Rank: 
Associate Professor

Specialization: History (Land Tenure and Agricultural History) 
Research Interests: Agrarian Studies, Land tenure and reforms, center-periphery relations, rural unrest, minority studies, Islamic studies, gender relations  

Contact Details

Telephone (Mob): +251911800791

Email Address: mohammedhinika@yahoo. com

Postal Address: Haramaya University:P.O Box :138,Dire Dawa

  1. “Indigenous Governance among the Southern Afar 1815-1974) on the Ethiopian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities ,2012,Addis Ababa University
  2. “Land Tenure Induced Deforestation and Degradation in Arsi: The case of Arbagugu State forest Protection and Development Project 1975-1991” in special issues of OSSREA  on the Ethiopian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities.2013,Vol. 9 No.2,PP. 37-61. Addis Ababa University

About The Theme

Research under this theme is intended to inform policy and public debate and to identify and examine key current and future social issues. This research theme basically aims at society, the dynamics of human and social behavior, societal change, and the evolution of modern society.

Research within this theme is aimed at satisfying the complementary demands of high scientific payoff (research excellence) and response to pressing development concerns with a

focus on, among others: language, in particular major foreign and Ethiopian languages; cultural diversity and social integration; cultural heritage; education; growth, employment and competitiveness in a knowledge-based economy; socio-economic and scientific indicators; governance, rule of law, and justice; sustainable and enhanced service delivery for humans; gender; peace building and conflict resolution; tourism.

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