A Workshop on Assessing the Scientific and Technological Human Resource Demand and Supply in the Agricultural and Health Sectors in Ethiopia Held

The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences (EAS) organized a half-day stakeholders Workshop entitled “The Scientific and Technological Human Resource Demand and Supply in the Agricultural and Health Sectors in Ethiopia”. The Workshop was held on Friday, August 12, 2016 at the Ghion Hotel, Addis Ababa.

The Study has been carried out since January 2016 by an EAS Study Team consisting of prominent researchers among the Academy’s Fellows. The Study Team undertook a wide range of assessment of the country’s human resource demand and supply on the two significant sectors.

The Workshop’s presentations and discussions on the preliminary findings of the Study included the study objectives, scope, study framework, approach and methodology, supply and demand findings, implications of findings and supply and demand forecasts and projections for the coming ten years.

Following the presentation by the researchers’, participants from various associations, research institutes, higher learning institutes and experts in the health and agriculture sectors provided valuable inputs for the remaining activities of the study.

The Workshop brought together over 60 experts in the area of health and agriculture.