Current Date:

Monday, 22 October 2018
 

Sudanese Labor Market, Present and Future

Khartoum-As part of its regular forums and workshops, Sudan Foundation organized one-day workshop on Sudanese labor market

, present and future, its reality in the public and private sector on Wednesday 12th September 2018. Many youth organizations and concerned economic bodies had participated in the workshop.
Engineer Mohamed Suliman Judabi, the  Executive Director of Sudan Foundation addressed the workshop highlighted the aims and objectives and activities of Sudan Foundation as a non- profitable foundation works in collaboration with other bodies in the field of labor market provided services and consultations. He pointed to involve the youths in the labor markets for their major role to play in the society.
Dr. Ahmed Al Tayeb Al Sammani  al Tayeb presented a scientific working paper on the theme of the workshop. Dr. Al Tayeb sheds light on the definition and the concept of the labor market in general , adding to that the Sudanese labor market  according to the population census organized on 2008 and the recent changes. He briefed on Sudan natural resources and to what extent the Sudanese labor market benefits from such valuable and variable resources in attracting investments.
The paper tackled the fields of labor markets and the causes of imbalance in the labor market. It also discussed the role of the technical and vocational sector in enhancing t also discussed the role of the technical and vocational sector in enhancing the free-lance labor, it stressed on the major role of the technical education in supporting the Sudanese labor market.
Dr. Ahmed AlTayeb in his rich scientific paper  consternated on many aspect that support the labor market pointed to the importance of transforming training as a focal point to match with the labor market. He added to that the microfinance a mechanism to mobilize the labor market and to combat unemployment.
The paper came out with strong recommendations represented into setting developmental plans to reduce unemployment every year with a minimum of 2%. Capacity building of national employees particularly in the rare and seldom specializations. Enhancing the culture of free-lance labor.  Importance of training. Encouraging  investment to create more opportunities of labor.  Setting economic and social plans  take in consideration the urgent need to reduce unemployment.