Botswana, EU sign agreements

source: BOPA
08 February, 2010

GABORONE – Finance and development planning minister, Mr Kenneth Matambo, and the European Union (EU) Head of Delegation, Mr Paul Malin has signed two financing agreements for 65 million euros (P650 million) to be provided as grant for the countrys human resource development (HRD).Speaking at the signing ceremony, on Thursday, Mr Matambo said the first agreement of 60 million euros (P600 million) would assist in producing an adequate supply of qualified, productive, healthy and competitive human resource.

It will further strengthen education and training, which is the focal area of our bilateral cooperation, he added. Furthermore, he said the second agreement of five million euros (P50 million ), which is Botswana-EU cooperation support project, would support the HRD sector policy support programme with technical assistance to the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, the proposed HRD Advisory Council and the [continue reading]

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