On August 2 , The Secretary of State for Tourism and Handicraft met in Lisbon with Professor Doctor Esmeraldo de Azeveno part of the Lusophone Group.
A proposal for a referential strategy for the development and sustainability of tourism in Guinea-Bissau was presented, based on a solid element of basic and higher education, together with a set of governmental actions to reinforce the business context and incentives to entrepreneurship.
In the framework of training of Human Resources in this sector, the Secretary of State for Tourism and Crafts has launched a competition for 22 scholarships for vocational training courses to be held in Portugal, thus sending 22 students in September 2019.
10 Lisbon scholarships and 12 Coimbra scholarships, including professional courses such as:
– Restaurant and Bar Technician;
– Kitchen and Pastry Technician;
– Technician of Museography and Heritage Management
A partnership agreement was signed in Lisbon with the Beira Aguieira School that will benefit 10 young Guineans.
In the context of cooperation with the CEARTE Vocational Training Center, it will also send 12 young people who will receive scholarships, where the parties commit themselves to the present cooperation protocol to develop joint activities for the formation and development of the tourism sectors and Craftsmanship, of human capital in general, with a view to reinforcing its potential in creating employment and social inclusion opportunities for development.
Applications available :
07/08/2019 – 14/08/2019