Careers do not Cover Panamanian Needs

The study shows the lack of professionals in the area of environmental protection and maritime port sector.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Data came from the "Progress and Projected University Academic Offers Related to the Development of the Country" study conducted by the Institute for Training and Development of Human Resources (IFARHU).

Prensa.com published report comments: "It is noteworthy that an area so important for the sustainability of the country, the region and the world, has so few professional graduates."



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