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Visit to Addis Ababa Institute of Technology and Adama Science and Technology University in Ethiopia
STEPI-IICC delegation including two experts from National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK) visited Ethiopia from 8th to 12th of August 2016. This visit was organized as a follow-up to a MoU signed between STEPI and Ethiopian Ministry of Education on Engineering Education Capacity Building Program (EECBP) and as the demand survey for engineering education laboratory equipment support program of NAEK.

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The delegation had a meeting at Addis Ababa Institute of Technology (AAiT) on 9th of August led by Dr. Esayas G.Youhannes, Executive Director and Prof. Byeong Soo Lim, Dean at AAiT. Another meeting at Adama Science and Technology University (ASTU) was held on 11th of August, where STEPI delegates were warmly welcomed by President Jang Gyu Lee and Korean Deans. In each meeting, the delegates were informed about current conditions of the universities and they had fruitful discussion on possible future plans and ideas for further cooperation.

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The programs aim to develop and strengthen the engineering capacity of Ethiopia. Through EECBP, highly qualified faculties will be dispatched to Ethiopian universities. In addition, the lab equipment support program of NAEK is to improve the engineering education environment of Ethiopian universities. From these efforts, it is expected that the cooperation between Korea and Ethiopia will contribute to the development of Ethiopia in the future.

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