Ethiopia, EDACY SA to Launch Digital Skill Program for Public servants


The Ministry of innovation and technology and EDACY SA launched a digital skills program named “Digital Foundations for Public Service Program” to provide Ethiopian government employees with access to digital skills training.
This skill training is essential in the path to build an inclusive digital economy in the digital age (Industry 4.0). Ethiopia, in the recently approved national digital transformation strategy, has recognized and identified citizens’ digital capability and digital skills as one of the main elements of building a digital eco- system. Ministry of Innovation and Technology is working to build a digitally empowered society through different avenues one of which is ensuring capacity building for government staff. In this regard, the ministry identified government employees’ digital skilling as a key area, for the improvement of government services through the development of e-government and promotion of digital work space.