Bahir Dar University is now among the largest universities in Ethiopia.
Equip graduates with the required knowledge and skills to contribute significantly and positively to both disaster risk research and disaster risk management in Ethiopia, as well as to the broader African and international scenes.
Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic program in Disaster Risk Management & Sustainable Development.
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The disaster risk management academic courses, training manuals, and research outputs are widely disseminated to government agencies, UN, donors and NGOs through website, www.bdu.ededu.et and riskreductionafrica.org
School curricula , education material and relevant trainings include all cycle of disaster risk management and its link with development.
Courses such as including for land use natural resource management and adaptation to climate change are included in the curricula.
Short course training and research are conducted on disaster preparedness plans, contingency plans and disaster response plans.