It is believed that 80% of jobs in the future will need studies in the Stem subjects, but only 10% of schoolgirls have an interest in maths and science. MEDO has a plan to change that.
Up and coming businesses are in the final leg of the selection process for the Medo International Trade Programme, which will take them on a steep learning curve in the United Kingdom. On the trip, they will be exposed to what it takes to be a world-class player in a competitive field.
The third International Trade Programme trip, taking businesspeople to the United Kingdom to make deals and forge partnerships, was a success. More than half of the 14 people on the tour came back having concluded agreements. The focus this time was on the ICT sector.
South Africa's information and communication technology sector is set for an entrepreneurial boost as the DTI launches its Incubator Support Programme with the MEDO Information Communication and Technology Incubator.