he training workshop targeted undergraduate and postgraduate students at Jimma University. The facilitators of the workshop were Hunde Tekle, Innovations Officer of HoA RILab; Dr Wanjiku Nganga, Director of Innovation at ResilientAfrica Network; Prof Kifle Woldemichael, Director of HoA RILab; Deborah Elzie, Director of Resilience at ResilientAfrica Network;. and Abraraw Tesfaye, HoA RILab Program Coordinator /Engagement Manager. The main objective of the Design Thinking (Innovations Visioning) Workshop was to initiate students to generate useful ideas and approaches pertaining to RAN's strategy of promoting resilience innovations and applying Design Thinking approach to solving development challenges of African communities. A total of six facilitators and 22 participants took part in the workshop. The students were organized into six groups, well oriented and guided to come up with six innovation challenges along with corresponding prototypes.
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