Royal Society-DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative: Programme Grants “New Materials for a Sustainable Energy Future: Linking Computation with Experiment”. UCL (UK), AAU (Ethiopia), KNUST (Ghana), UB(Botswana) 15/01/2015 - 14/01/2020. PI: Dr. Nora de Leeuw, UCL (UK)

CSIC- Haramaya University (Ethiopia) I-COOP+-2014 (COOPB20082) “Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and Heterojunction Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Characterization and Photocatalytic Applications” (01/01/2015 - 30/12/2016) – 20,000EUR. PI: Dr. Isabel Díaz CSIC.

CSIC-Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia) I-COOP-H2O (2013CD0009) “Elimination of fluoride from drinking waters using natural zeolites” (01/08/2012 - 30/12/2014) – 35,000EUR. PI: Dr. Isabel Díaz CSIC

Elimination of Fluorine from the Rift Valley using natural Zeolites
AECID (A1/035517/11)
13/12/2011 - 12/12/2015
Dra. Isabel Díaz Carretero (CSIC)/Dr. Yonas Chebude (AAU)

The role of zeolites in the conversion of Ethiopean biomass
01/07/2011 - 30/06/2013
Dra. Isabel Díaz Carretero (CSIC)/Dr. Yonas Chebude (AAU)

Research And Graduate Program In The Departments Of Chemistry And Cultural Heritage
Institutional Grants AECID
01/10/2011 - 30/09/2012
Dr. Teshome Nekatebib, Dra. Isabel Diaz, Dr. Alfredo Gonzalez Ruibal
4 PhD students were awarded

Solar Energy Conversion and Utilization Based on Conducting Polymers, Nanomaterials and Zeolites or Sustainable Development in Ethiopia
SIDA SAREC CAOR/PY_132/2011 (TR/008/2011)
01/11/2011 - 31/10/2014
Dr. Shimelis Admassie (AAU)

Zeolites in Ethiopia: an untapped resource
AECID (C/030766/10)
27/01/2011 - 27/01/2012
Dra. Isabel Díaz Carretero (CSIC)/Dr. Yonas Chebude (AAU)