HA NOI (VNS) — Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has funded 60 million yen (over US$589,000) to help Ha Noi develop its human resources in the information technology sector during the period 2014–16.
An Ngoc Thao from Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA) reported that the agency, Japan's Sapporo city and Sapporo IT Fron-SITF were in charge of the project.
The project includes preparing textbooks and curriculums for Viet Nam and organising training courses for core trainers and engineers in Vietnamese IT enterprises.
A quick survey by VINASA in nearly 40 Vietnamese IT enterprises revealed that firms, which had cooperated with Japan in 2012 and 2013, had gained a high growth rate of 30–50 per cent. — VNS