Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network

Directory Category: C.C. Organisations, Institutions and Research Centres
Location: Ethiopia - Addis Ababa - Addis Ababa
Contact: Elmi Nure Negewo, Carbon Credit Project Coordinator
Contact E-mail: elmin@hoarec.org
Phone: 2.52E+11
General E-mail: elmin@hoarec.org
Address: 2.51E+11, Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa 80773, Ethiopia
Memberships: Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC/N),Addis Ababa University is, an autonomous organisation that focuses on environmental concerns and sustainable development options within the Horn of Africa Region. The Centre is an autonomous institutions under Addis Ababa University and it facilitates, strengthens and advocates for initiatives related to environmental conservation and natural resources management.
Description: The Carbon Project aims to support partners to develop carbon projects and build capacity for the generation of carbon credit financing in Ethiopia.
The Carbon Project, and its Carbon Development Team (CDT) at HoA-REC&N, with the support of the Inter-Church Organization for Development Cooperation (ICCO) was launched on April 23, 2012 . It will offer climate finance expertise and support to partners and project developers in order to develop carbon reducing projects, and build capacity to generate finance through carbon credits in Ethiopia, and the Horn of Africa region.


Type: C.C. Organisation
Fundamental Purpose: Brief History
Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N) was initiated by the Faculty of Science in 2006 through the support from the government of the Kingdom of the Royal Netherlands. In 2010 the University Senate established HoA-REC&N as an autonomous centre governed by a board of trustees chaired by the Vice President for Research and Graduate Program accountable to the President of the University. In the current structure of the University, it is placed under the office of the President.

Represents Members In: Carbon Credit Symposium, Carbon Credit Exhibitions, Carbon Credit Development

Members Carry Out Services for the O/I/RC: Yes
Members Financially Support the O/I/RC: Yes