Finance Minister, Audley Shaw, says employment in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector could move from 20,000 to 100,000 in the next four years.

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He says he’s already getting commitments from investors who’ve demanded a trained or trainable workforce.

In the meantime, Minister Shaw says human underdevelopment is Jamaica’s greatest challenge at this time.

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He also lists inequality in the access to educational opportunities at the early childhood level as one of the problems facing the country.

Minister Shaw says this was revealed in a study conducted by the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB.

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