EORC's Take part on Space Science & Technology Exhibition in Africa organized by Africa Union Commission
From 27th to 30th October 2015, the African Union Commission in Partnership with FHI360, organized Space Science & Technology and TVET Exhibition parallel to the 1st Specialized Technical Committee Meeting on Education, Science and Technology (STC-EST).
The exhibitors involved in the exhibition were those who are directly involved in Technical, Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) and organization working on Space Science and Technologies in Africa such as Entoto Observatory and Research Centre (EORC), African Group on Earth Observation Systems of Systems (AfriGEOSS), Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Square Kilometer Array (SKA) and African Association of Remote Sensing for Environment (AARSE).
The objective of this exhibition is to create awareness to Policy makers about the benefits of Space Science and Technology applications towards the adoption of the African Space Policy and Strategy as instruments to guide the African Space programs and to showcase successful initiatives that have demonstrated applications of space technology in addressing socio-economic needs for sustainable development contributing to the overarching African Agenda 2063.
Space Science and Technology exhibition is meant to showcase successful initiatives that have demonstrated applications of space technology in addressing socio-economic needs for sustainable development contributing to the overarching African Agenda 2063. During the exhibition EORC's has got a chance to promote and to introduce the journey of Ethiopian Space Development for the follow African countries. The Ethiopian Science & Technology Mister Deta Prof. Afework was among the guests who visited the EORC's Exhibition at AUC hall.