How Jordan is cultivating its tech talent

Aspirations to be a regional tech hub drive government and private enterprises to launch an ambitious array of programmes.

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Jordan is aiming to position itself as a regional tech hub and in order to do so, private sector enterprises and government agencies alike are working to develop tech talent.

Ensuring that the right talent has the right skills isn't always easy, though; it requires a systemic shift with interventions at all levels of education and training.

The country has started its journey -- according to a recent report from the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and Impact MENA titled Jordan's Start-up Economy, tech start-ups are expected to contribute $168 million to the GDP.

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