National Agricultural Science Exhibition to Open This Weekend

Agricultural Science Exhibition, which promotes the role of technology in improving production and productivity, will be open on Sunday May 7, 2023 at the Science Museum in Addis Ababa.

More than 50 exhibitors with best research and innovation works, digitalization of agriculture and modern technologies, among others, will display their works, it was learned.

Briefing the media today, Agriculture Minister Girma Amente said the exhibition aims to promote the role of technologies in transforming the agricultural sector and improving production and productivity in a sustainable manner.

Noting that Ethiopia’s Agriculture needs to transform its backward farming and promote technology and science-led mechanisms at national level, he said the government prioritizes and supports the sector in realizing the nation’s long-term ambitions.

The event will showcase the next directions of implementing digital revolution in the agriculture sector.

According to the minister, the exhibition will also create awareness among farmers and pastoralists, youth, students researchers as well as investors on the role of science and technology to improve production and productivity and realize sustainable development.

The ministry, in collaboration with the Agricultural Transformation Institute, Ethio Telecom, and Government Communication Service organized the exhibition.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency