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Interview with David Van, rice expert

Publication date 12 March 2014 | 15:06 | ICT

Over half of the private sector firms felt that vocational education and training programs do not yet meet the needs of the business community as last month’s CAMFEBA report, “Pathways to Prosperity” states.



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