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Taye Negussie (PhD)
Plato’s Academia, founded around 300 B.C in classical Greek, is widely thought to be the precursor of the modern University System. Plato’s motif in establishing a residential educational center by then was reportedly his conviction that the virtuous path to truth is a persistent rational deliberation and exchange of ideas among those who feel free and equal amongst themselves.

Taye Negussie(PhD)

With the view to address the weakness of the traditional economic oriented Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measurement that glossed over the human aspect of development, the United Nation Development Program (UNDP) decided to release every year since 1990 an annual report on the state of human development for each member state – the Human Development Index (HDI).