GCC's LED strategies to tackle unemployment

SMME. PIC PHATSIMO KAPENG
SMME. PIC PHATSIMO KAPENG

Gaborone City Council (GCC) is in the process of developing Local Economic Development (LED) strategies that will aim to address unemployment, Business Monitor has learnt.

The strategies, which will guide investment decisions, are expected to be complete in time for the next Full Council meeting in September.

They will be a product of a collaborative effort among all sectors in directing, motivating, and stimulating economic development. The LED process will engage all stakeholders whose role in the development agenda is necessary.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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