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Ethiopia: Ministry Set to Implement the Revised Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy

The Ethiopian Ministry of Innovation and Technology announced that it began implementing the revised Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy. The policy which was revised with the main goals of homegrown ministry-of-innovation-technologyeconomic reform, creation of job opportunities, foreign exchange earnings, and increasing national productivity got approval from the Council of Ministers this year.

The Minister of Innovation and Technology Bekelle Molla (PhD) stated in a press conference that the revised policy was designed to create a skilled and competent workforce and build an economy which was supported by technology.

According to the Ministry, the policy was prepared based on the Sustainable Development Goals of 2030, Africa’s Agenda 2063, and Science, Technology, and Innovation Strategy for Africa 2024.

Source: Fana BC