The Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network (HoA-REC&N) focuses on environmental concerns and sustainable development options within the Horn of Africa. The Centre is an autonomous institution under Addis Ababa University. It facilitates, strengthens and advocates for initiatives related to land use planning, integrated water resources management, ecosystem management, climate change and energy and value chains for sustainable products and services.
The Network, hosted and supported by the Centre, promotes more than 40 endogenous civil society organisations, higher learning institutions and research centers, in Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya,Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan.
The 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.