Browsing: Western Africa Regional Digital Integration Program (WARDIP)

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  • Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) seeks to bridge the digital skills gap in African countries, enhancing employability and meeting the evolving talent requirements of Africans.
  • Since its inception, SADA has provided training to over 7,000 beneficiaries across 35 African countries, covering a wide range of digital transformation topics.
  • Smart Africa’s goal is to transition the continent into a knowledge economy by ensuring affordable access to broadband and promoting the use of ICTs.

The World Bank is partnering with Smart Africa to accelerate the expansion of the Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA) from a national to a regional focus as part of the Western Africa Regional Digital Integration Program (WARDIP). This partnership aims to advance regional integration of digital markets through a $20 million grant for 5 years.

The focus of this partnership is to expand the existing national-level SADA initiative to a regional level as part of WARDIP. This expansion …