Ghana to export labour - Graphic Online



The federal government is exploring the potential of exporting labour to nations with shortage of their labour necessities. The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Mr Ignatius Baffour Awuah, made this recognized on the launch of a job summit in Accra final Thursday.

He stated the federal government was in search of to collaborate with nations that required professionals in sure essential job areas to implement the initiative.

“We need to see if there's the potential of formalising such a enterprise of exporting labour from Ghana to different nations.

“We're churning out extra professionals akin to academics. There are such a lot of nations that hitherto weren't studying the English language, however at the moment are doing so on account of globalisation. We will, subsequently, take benefit and export our professionals to go and work in different nations,’’ he stated.

The job summit attracted a cross part of the general public, together with queenmothers, ladies entrepreneurs, the clergy, feminine college students and organisations with concentrate on ladies’s welfare.


Mr Awuah, who lanuched the summit, urged ladies entrepreneurs and leaders to mentor younger ladies and encourage them to aspire to higher heights.

“All they want is for somebody to mentor and encourage them. The pressures, temptations and difficulties of the day can overshadow aspirations of younger women. Right now they want mentorship and course,’’ he said.


Reverend Dr Ashie Ocansey, the Founding father of Nekotech Centre of Excellence, a non-profit organisation that gives coaching for younger ladies, defined that the summit was to empower ladies to develop into entrepreneurs and in addition equip them with employable expertise.

“We all the time speak of gender parity and but individuals complain that there are not any ladies to fill sure jobs. The summit is supposed to instil a ‘can-do’ spirit in ladies and to allow them to know that they're the architects of their future,’’ she stated.