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[Training] Capacity Building Program for Science and Technology Information Center (STIC) of Ethiopia 글보기
[Training] Capacity Building Program for Science and Technology Information Center (STIC) of Ethiopia
Name 홈페이지 관리자 Date 2015.09.16 18:01 Views 1,404

Background

Science and Technology Information Center (STIC) of Ethiopia was selected to participate in the multi-year capacity building program supported by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) for two weeks three years in a row from 2015-2017 and STEPI was selected as the implementing agency of the program.

Ethiopian Government based on the strong belief that S&T policy promotes economic growth, emphasizes on Science Technology Information management and analysis. In link to that belief, Science and Technology Information Center (STIC) was established recently.

Science and Technology Information Center (STIC) consists of young, eager researchers that show strong passion in learning but has limited experience to produce research results that link to economic growth.

Program Overview

Program  name :  Multi-year Capacity Building Program for Science and Technology Information Center (STIC)  of  Ethiopia

○ Date: September 10th-September 24th

  (Period: 15 days including arrival & departure date)

○ Location: STEPI, KOICA Training Center

Number of Participants (Total 20): Researchers of Ethiopian Science and Technology Information Center (STIC)

Scope of the 1st year Training Program: Short term training and education program for 20 researchers of STIC including 10 lectures, 3 workshop sessions, and 2 study visits and 2 field visits.

Lecturers and instructors of the training program will not only be from STEPI but also from other related organizations and agencies specializing in S&T research and development, technology transfer, S&T data management, information infrastructure and many more.

Objectives

Raise field experts that have abilities to effectively analyze STI information

○ Foster R&D experts that can produce quality research results regarding National R&D projects

Expected Outcome

  ○ Increase inclusive global STI/ ICT development projects

○ Increase in exchange between Korea-Ethiopia S&T personnel and among Industry-Academia-Research Institutes

Promote Korean Style S&T ODA that expedite and strengthen developing countries’ field level abilities

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