Chinese language building agency Avic Worldwide has resumed Africa Expertise Problem (ATC) in seven international locations after a two-year hiatus because of the Covid- 19 pandemic.
The agency, which developed the World Commerce Centre in Westlands, introduced Tuesday that the seventh version of the annual competitors will deal with the design element of engineering, particularly in studying and drafting building drawings utilizing cutting-edge expertise instruments resembling ZWCAD.
The competitors will run from July to November and have individuals from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ghana, Egypt, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
“The theme of this yr’s competitors is limitless innovation, which emphasizes harnessing expertise to push the boundaries of creativity, Avic mentioned in an announcement on Tuesday.
Avic Worldwide is a subsidiary of China’s Aviation Trade Company (Avic) that has operations unfold throughout totally different industries.
The agency offers in aviation, electronics and actual property with 150 branches in 60 international locations throughout the globe.
The competitors takes the form of a coaching programme and with excellent individuals getting scholarships to prestigious Chinese language universities.
The winners additionally land internships and job alternatives.
Throughout this yr’s competitors, vocational establishments will create groups of 4, with one teacher and three college students below the age of 24.
In whole, 236 college students (59 groups) from the taking part international locations will probably be enrolled.
“Africa Tech Problem can also be a big financial growth driver because it drives options to challenges within the nationwide economic system that want interdisciplinary use of science and expertise,’’ mentioned Avic Worldwide.