MinT calls for collaboration for development of nuclear science and technology in Africa
Addis Ababa, March 17, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopia has hosted the Nuclear Science and Technology annual conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the first time in Addis Ababa. The conference has concluded setting directives for future activities.
In his closing remarks, the Ethiopian Innovation and Technology Minister, Belete Molla stated that the conference has served as a better platform to clearly identify opportunities and challenges and devise possible solutions for the bottlenecks imminent in the nuclear science and technology sector in Africa.
According to Belete, collaboration and unwavering support is needed to accelerate nuclear science and technology development in Africa and realize use of the sector for peaceful applications.
Belete stressed the need to promote the culture of entrepreneurship in the nuclear science and technology sector like any other development areas.