Dar es Salaam, Nov. 11 -- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has trained 562 youths in technical, vocational, entrepreneurial, and digital skills in the last five years.

The UN organisation financed the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) systems in Morogoro and Zanzibar between 2017 and 2022 at 1.56 million US dollars (3.63bn/-).

Through the project dubbed Better Education for Africas Rise Phase II (BEAR II), UNESCO reached the youths who were equipped with skills in technical, vocational, entrepreneurial, and digital skills to expand opportunities to access formal employment and a better life to reach out to those outside the formal education system.

The Permanent Secretar...