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የኢትዮጵያ ባዮቴክኖሎጂ ምክር ቤት ስብሰባ አካሄደ

21/06/2018
የኢትዮጵያ ባዮቴክኖሎጂ ምክር ቤት ሰኔ 12/2010 ዓ.ም 2ተኛ መደበኛ ጉባኤውን በዘርፉ ረቂቅ የፖሊሲ ሰነድ እና በኢንስቲትዩቱ ቀጣይ የትኩረት አቅጣጫዎች ዙሪያ በጠቅላይ ሚኒስቴር ፅ/ቤት ውይይት አካሄዷል፡፡

Ethiopia Approves Environmental Release of Bt Cotton and Grants Special Permit for GM Maize

07/06/2018
The Government of Ethiopia is the latest African country to authorize cultivation of biotech crops by granting two landmark approvals for environmental release of Bt cotton and research trials on biotech maize. In a letter signed by the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change H.E. Gamado Dale to the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (Applicant), the country will start with two Bt cotton hybrids: JKCH1050 and JKCH1947. The release for Bt cotton is based on experts' analysis of the results from two-season confined field trials conducted under the supervision of the Biosafety Affairs Directorate of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate change and Biosafety technical working team drown from different institutions that have evaluated the final report submitted by the applicant. The Ethiopian government has identified cotton as a strategically important commodity crop to supply raw material for the rapidly growing textile sector and to generate thousands of jobs along the cotton sub-sector value chain. On maize, the research institute will commence confined field trials of an event with stacked traits for drought tolerance and insect resistance in partnership with the African Agricultural Foundation. The research permit is for five years.

የኢኮኖሚ እድገቱ አቅጣጫ - ናኖ እና ማቴሪያል ቴክኖሎጂ

01/06/2018
ከኢትዮጵያ ነባራዊ ሁኔታ አኳያ ወደፊት የተሻለ ዕድል ያላቸውን የቴክኖሎጂ ዓይነቶች የመለየትና በጋራ የማሰባሰብ ሥራዎች እየተከናወኑ ነው፤ በዚህ ረገድ ዕድል አላቸው ተብለው ከተለዩ የቴክኖሎጂ ዓይነቶች መካከል ናኖ ቴክኖሎጂ፣ ባዮ ቴክኖሎጂ፣ ማቴሪያል ሳይንስና ኤሌክትሮኒክስ ቴክኖሎጂዎች ይገኙበታል፡፡ እነዚህ ቴክኖሎጂዎች በምርምርና በልማት ዘርፉ እንደ አገር ለመቀጠልና ዓለም አቀፍ ተወዳዳሪነትን ለማረጋገጥ ወሳኝና ከወዲሁ እንቅስቃሴ ሊጀመርባቸው እንደሚገባ ይታመናል፡፡ ናኖ ቴክኖሎጂ ከስሙ ጀምሮ ለአገሪቱ አዲስ ቢሆንም በተለያዩ የኢንዱስትሪ ዘርፎች ተፈጥሮአዊ ንጥረ ነገርን በአቶምና ሞሉክዩል ደረጃ የኢንጅነሪንግ ሥራዎች በማከናወን ለሰው ልጅ ጥቅም ሲባል በመጠን እጅግ ያነሰ ከ 1 እስከ 100 ናኖ (ቢሊዮንኛ ሜትር) ሆኖ የላቀ ውጤት ያለው ምርት መፈብረክ የሚያስችል የምርምር አድማስ ነው:: ናኖ ቴክኖሎጂን የሚያጠኑ ተመራማሪዎች እንደሚሉት፤ ቴክኖሎጂው ድህነትን ከመቀነስ አንስቶ እስከ የሞት መጠንን መቀነስ የሚደርሱ ጠቀሜታዎችን ያስገኛል፡፡ ቴክኖሎጂው ተቀባይነት ሲያገኝና በስፋት ተግባር ላይ ሲውል፣ የሰዎችን ሕይወትና አኗኗር ሙሉ ለሙሉ የመለወጥ ተስፋም ሊጣልበት የሚችል ነው፡፡

የምርምር ስነ-ምግባር ስልጠና ተሰጠ

01/06/2018
የኢትዮጵያ ባዮቴክኖሎጅ ኢንስቲትዩት ለተቋሙ ሰራተኞችና አጋር አካለት research ethics and good clinical practices ዘርፍ በሚል ርዕስ ከግንቦት 23 ቀን 2010 ዓ.ም. ጀምሮ የሁለት ቀን ስልጠና እየሰጠ ነው፡፡ስልጠናዉን የሰጡት ዶ/ር የማነ ተክላይ በጤና ዘርፍ የሚደረጉት ምርምሮች በማንም ሰው ላይ ጉዳት እንዳያደርሱ ስነ-ምግባርን ተከትለው መከናወን አለባቸው ብለዋል፡፡ በጥናቱ ተሳታፊዎች ላይ ጉዳት እንዳይደርስ ተመራማሪዎች ጥንቃቂ ማድረግ እንዳለባቸው አሳስበዋል፡፡ በምርምር የሚወጡ ሳይንሳዊ ግኝቶችም ሕብረተሰቡ የሚቀበላቸውና የሕዝቡን ሞራል የጠበቁ መሆናቸዉን ማረጋገጥ አስፈላጊ መሆኑን ተናግረዋል፡፡በጥናት እና ምርምር ተሳታፊ የምናደርጋቸዉ ሰዎች በኢኮኖሚዊና ማህበራዊ ፣ሐብታምና ድሃ ፣ሴት እና ወንድ ወዘተ. መልኩ የተመረጡ አለመሆናቸዉን ማድረግ አሰፈላጊ መሆኑን አስረድተዋል፡፡

The 1st national Conference on Materials science and Nanotechnology

29/05/2018
“Promoting Materials Science and Nanotechnology for the Advancement of Science and Technology in Ethiopia” The 1st national Conference on Materials science and Nanotechnology (NCMAN) was successfully held in Adama, Oromiya Region from May 23-24/2018, which is dedicated to issues related to Materials science and Nanotechnology.The 1st national Conference on Materials Science and Nanotechnology (NCMSNT) 2018 is a National forum for the presentation of technological advances and research results in the fields of Materials Science and Nanotechnology. The conference was bringing together academia, leading researchers, engineers and scientists in the domain of interest from various sectors.

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