UNDP and DHET sign a partnership agreement on enhancing vocational training in line with private sector needs through a TVET project to up-skill youth and women for skills relevant to the automotive industry
There is no doubt that accelerating entrepreneurship among young people will have a positive impact not only on the social plane of bringing equity in the economy, but also by raising the levels of the overall economic indicators of South Africa .
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will strengthen research, development and innovation (RDI) into the fourth industrial revolution and digitisation, and promote digital inclusion and the creation of socio-economic opportunities in information and communications technology (ICT) in South Africa.
Following the declaration of a state of national disaster and hard lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by President Cyril Ramaphosa, many SMMEs were faced with interruption in business operations which painted a bleak picture of business continuity post lock down.
Focusing on the impact COVID-19 on the most vulnerable groups and costing their needs.

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55.7 million

Population

63.9

Life expectancy at birth

0.984

Gender Development Index

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