It is recognized that Dire Dawa University has signed a memorandum of understanding with Pavia University on Feb 6, 2014 for undertaking collaborative works which are stated on the signed document. Since the agreement signed, the framework has created a practical opportunity for joint research project on competitive basis. For instance, Mr. YonasAbera, from economics department, has been granted CICOPS scholarship on competitive basis to undertake a joint research at Pavia University with Prof. Maria Sassi of Pavia University. It should be noted that Prof. Maria is also PhD research supervisor of Mr. YonasAbera.
Currently, the two universities are about to begin further collaborations on different activities. To this end, Prof. Maria Sassi of Pavia University with her associate Stefania Ferarriare going to visit Dire Dawa University on Feb 24 and 25, 2016.
During the visit, Prof. Maria will provide a university wide public lecture to DDU community entitled “Food Security and Sustainable Development Goal of Developing Countries”. Hereby, all academic staffs of DDU are invited to attend the public lecture.
Along with the delivery of the public lecture, the two universities are expected to discuss on various collaborative works. Besides, the university officials will sign Erasmus + letter of agreement for joint project.