Ghana Startup Ecosystem Programme to skill 7,000 youth with digital skills

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has teamed up with several partners in a weeks-long fourth edition of the Ghana Start-up Summit in Accra. This programme runs on the theme, “Enterprise Innovation and Youth employment at the centre of Ghana’s digital drive” primarily focussed on showcasing all youth-led enterprise innovations that offer alternatives means of self-employment to the young while demonstrating the potential to accelerate Ghana’s digital transformational drive. The programme is targeting 7,000 youth.

Ghana Tech Lab was established in 2018. It operates as a strategic ecosystem transformational hub powering the country’s digital transformation. This year’s programme will support the select SMEs with internet, servers, and the accompanying branding costs – in addition to social media exposure. The intent is to expose them to markets beyond Ghana’s borders.

In communication with the media, a Managing Associate at the Ghana Tech Lab, Mr. Edward Akani, pointed out some of the partners they are working with such as the Ministry of Communication and Digitalization, Mastercard foundation, and the World Bank through the Accra Digital Centre.

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