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The 2nd Amhara Agricultural Forum 2017 (AAF-2017) organized SMIS and BiT-BDU in collaboration with International Water Management Institute was held in Bahir Dar

The 2nd Amhara Agricultural Forum 2017 (AAF-2017) was taken place in Bahir Dar, on 16 Jan 2018 at  Jacaranda Hotel, Bahir Dar, Amhara, Ethiopia. The Forum was organized by Small Scale and Micro-Irrigation Support (SMIS), and Bahir Dar Institute of Technology-Bahir Dar University  in collaboration with International Water Management Institute. Dr Seifu A Tilahun and Dr Mamaru A Moges were representing Bahir Dar Institute of Technology.

Training on Nutrition

As part of Sustainably Intensified Production Systems Impact on Nutrition (SIPSIN) project of BiT-BDU and TAMU project under Faculty of Civil and Water Resources Engineering through Dr Seifu A Tilahun,  nutrition education training have started to be given to fifty women farmers who are involved in small scale irrigation farming through Appropriate Scale Mechanization Consortium on vegetable production. The education will present key nutrition concepts that will be addressed in two rounds during eight days.

Maize crop drying via Bubble solar dryer technology has been delivered to farmers in Kudmi village, Mecha district of West Gojjam to implement integrated postharvest management of grains

Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University, in collaboration with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Postharvest Loss (PHL-IL) has organized a practical training on drying of maize by solar bubble drier to farmers in Kudmi village in Mecha district. The practical training held as of November 25, 2017 aims at introduction of integrated post management of maize grains.  A total of fifty farmers participated on the training into two batch  of which 20 were females.

GIZ-STEP in collaboration with BiT gave ProNet Entrepreneurship Training

GIZ-STEP in collaboration with Bahir Dar Institute of Technology (BiT) organized and delivered training workshop entitled ‘ProNet Entrepreneurship workshop’ from 6th to 17th Nov. 2017. The ProNet Entrepreneurship training main objective is an experiential training package designed to equip graduates, academia and local enterprises with practical knowledge and skills to initiate, plan, and run their own business with practically tested tools and techniques in the business environment. Specifically, the ProNet training aims at:

Regional training workshop on Food Safety and Post-harvest Loss Management was conducted at BiT BDU

A two days Regional training workshop on Food Safety and Postharvest Loss Management was conducted at Bahir Dar Institute of Technology, Bahir Dar University from 27-28/02/2010 E.C.  More than 25 agricultural expertise from ANRS, 8 Model farmers and 8 academic staff were attained the training program.

ከ2011 የትምህርት ዘመን ጀምሮ በሁሉም የቅድመ ምረቃ ትምህርት መስኮች ተማሪዎች ከመመረቃቸው በፊት የብቃት መለኪያ አጠቃላይ ምዘና መውሰድ ይጠበቅባቸዋል

የከፍተኛ ትምህርት ተቋማት በልዩ ልዩ የሙያ መመስኮች በብቃት የስለጠነ ሥራ መሪ ፣ ተመራማሪ፣ አዲስ ዕውቀት አፍላቂ ዜጋ ማፍራት ይችሉ ዘንድ ለትምህርት ጥራት ልዩ ትኩረት ተሰጥቶ እየተሰራ  መሆኑ ይታወቃል ፡፡ የከፍተኛ ትምህርት ጥራት በተለይም የምሩቃን ብቃትና ተወዳዳሪነት ለማረጋገጥ የተለያዩ ምዘናዎችን መስጠት በተለይም ተማሪዎች ትምህርታቸውን ካጠናቀቁ በኋላ አጠቃላይ ምዘና መስጠት የምሩቃንን ዕውቀት ክህሎትና አመለካከት ለመመዘን የላቀ ሚና ይጫወታል፡፡ ተመራቂ ተማሪዎችም በራስ መተማመንን እንዲያጎለብቱ ያደርጋል፡፡ ስለዚህም በዩኒቨርሲቲ የሚሰጠውን ትምህርት ተከታታለው ያጠናቀቁ የቅድመ ምረቃ መርሃ ግብር ዕጩ ምሩቃን ከመመረቃቸው ቀድሞ አጠቃላይ ምዘና እንዲወስዱና ብቃታቸው እንዲረጋገጥ ይደረጋል፡፡

በመሆኑም ከ2011 የትምህርት ዘመን ጀምሮ በሁሉም የቅድመ ምረቃ ትምህርት መስኮች ተማሪዎች ከመመረቃቸው በፊት የብቃት መለኪያ የሚሆነውን አጠቃላይ ምዘና ወሰደው አጥጋቢና ከዚያ በላይ ውጤት ማስመዝገብ ይጠበቅባቸዋል፡፡

International scientific conference on "ICT for development for Africa" was successfully conducted by ICT4D research center

Information communication technology for development (ICT4D) research center in collaboration with European Alliance for Innovation (EAI) has successfully conducted its first international conference with a motto "ICT supported Science and    Technology Innovations for Africa's Development". The conference has taken place on September 25-27. 2017 at Grand Resort and Spa in Bahir Dar /Ethiopia. The three-day event gathers participants from Africa, Europe, United States of America and Asia.

Training on Education Development Army

Training on education development army was conducted from Wednesday 16th to Thursday 17 August 2017. The training was designed for 1 to 5 team leaders selected from different administrative departments in BiT. A total 113 persons/male= 57, female = 56 / participate in the training.

The main objective of the training was to provide insight in to all aspects of education development army with specific emphasis on 1 to 5 team formations and implementation in the higher education institutions context.

የባህር ዳር ቴክኖሎጂ ኢንስቲትዩት የማህበረስብ አገልግሎት ጽ/ቤት የወጪ ቆጣቢ የመማሪያ ክፍሎችን አስገንብቶ አስረከበ

በባህር ዳር ዩንቨርስቲ የባህር ዳር ቴክኖሎጂ ኢንስቲትዩት የማህበረስብ አገልግሎት ጽ/ቤት በፎገራ ወረዳ ወርቅ ሜዳ አጠቃላይ 1ኛ ደረጃ ት/ቤት ግቢ ከአካባቢው በሚገኙ ቁሳቁሶች የወጪ ቆጣቢ ግንባታ ማስተዋወቂያ ት/ቤት አስገንብቶ  አስረክቧል።  ጽ/ቤቱ ከአካባቢው በሚገኙ ቁሳቁሶች (ቀርቀሀ ፣ አግሮስቶን እና የግንባታ ቁሶች)ሶስት የመማሪያ ክፍሎችን በአነስተኛ ወጪ አስርቶ በተቋሙ ዳይሬክተር ዶ/ር ንጉስ ጋብዬ በተገኙበት ርክክቡ ተፈጽሟል።


Bahir Dar Institute of Technology (BiT), Bahir University (BDU) had visited/signed Memorandum of Understanding with top ranked Indian Universities, May, 2017

The agreement was signed between Bahir Dar Institute of Technology and Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Anna University (AU), centre for Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Bannari Amman Institute of Technology (BIT), and Velalar College of Engineering and Technology (VCET). Our delegates visited, agreed for signing MoU will be soon for IIT-Bombay (IIT-B), Anna University (AU), Madras Institute of Technology (MIT), Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC), Karnataka state for Higher Education (KSHE) & VTU, and AMRITA University.