According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, tourism provides one in 10 jobs globally, and even more in developing countries. In the Caribbean, for instance, it directly or indirectly creates nearly one in every five jobs. The Conference on Jobs & Inclusive Growth: Partnerships for Sustainable Tourism will explore how tourism can "create good jobs, provide opportunities for inclusion and education, and assist in preserving cultural heritage and the environment." NextBillion will be a media partner at the event.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has selected Nigeria as Africa’s first centre of excellence for healthcare services, where it would support development of firstclass healthcare facilities. In a statement on Thursday in Lagos, Afreximbank President, Dr Benedict Oramah, said that the strategic plan was also to diversify Africa’s exports and promote trade in health and medical services.
- Health Care
- Sub-Saharan Africa