Ethiopian Arts & Architecture: Sidama Sumuda is situated at the heart of Hawassa city, Sidama, Ethiopia

Sidama Sumuda

Mekelle University Congratulates Prof. Mitiku for GCHERA’s 2021 World Laureate of Agriculture Prize award

MU leadership and community, in the presence of respective partners, held a congratulatory event to MU Founding President, Prof. Mitiku Haile, on his recent award as a world Laureate of Agriculture!

Prof. Mitiku Haile became Laureate of the GCHERA World Agriculture Prize 2021 recognised for his exceptional achievement in agriculture, life science education, and scientific research […]

Why technology without regulation won’t save the forest

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Author: Stefanie M. Falconi, WEF Fellow to Global Future Council, Senior Researcher at Igarape Institute

  • Emerging technologies – powered by computing advances and data – are reinventing agriculture and delivering improved productivity. However, technology is not the only obstacle when it comes to forest conservation.
  • Smart technology has limited impact without smarter regulatory frameworks and enforceable laws. For all the goodwill and global compacts, the path to sensible development takes hard work and it must include cooperation between economic players.
  • The financial sector can play a crucial role by offering new lines of financing mechanisms, anchored in environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles.

Agriculture has come a long way in the twenty-first century. From precision irrigation systems to face recognition in livestock to deploying drones for improved crop…

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Tibet:The Path to Wisdom

Ani Rigsang has chosen a nomadic lifestyle in the land of white clouds. The Buddhist nun felt confined in Lhasa, and so today she has taken to the road to reconnect with her country’s spiritual traditions, which are now threatened by rapid modernisation and the reinforcement of Chinese control over the region. From snowy mountains to green valleys, from monastery to monastery, this documentary accompanies Ani as she makes her way through Tibet. A moving testimony that brings together age-old traditions and legends, this film takes us through stunning landscapes, revealing to us a contrasting Tibet, jostled by modernisation and the upheavals of its holy geography.

Documentary: “Tibet, the path to wisdom”
Direction: Hamid Sardar
Production: DreamCatcherMotionProductions, les gens bien productions for France Télévisions & Ushuaïa TV

A Library Social Media Manifesto: The Presentation

When I was invited to present on the topic of social media I wasn’t initially sure how to frame it. I talk about social media in workshops all the time but that’s a different thing […]

Map of Indigenous Australia

This map attempts to represent the language, social or nation groups of Aboriginal Australia. It shows only the general locations of larger groupings of people which may include clans, dialects or individual languages in a group. It used published resources from the eighteenth century-1994 and is not intended to be exact, nor the boundaries fixed. It is not suitable for native title or other land claims. David R Horton (creator), © AIATSIS, 1996. No reproduction without permission […]

Streaming Media Licensing andPurchasing Practices at AcademicLibraries

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