China begins skills transfer

Harvest Way Group says the first group of 50 students under the fully funded diamond cutting training programme will leave for China in April this year.

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The Chinese jewellery manufacturer, Harvest Way Group is in the process of recruiting prospective students to undergo a year-long specialised diamond cutting training programme in China.

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The Guandong based firm’s managing director, Mr Teddy Cheung said apart from setting up a factory in the country, the institution has prioritised investing in skills transfer as evidenced by the diamond cutting scholarship programme.

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Harvest Way Zimbabwe managing director, Dr Edwin Gwenzi said the training programme gives the country the necessary foundation to become the regional hub for diamond processing.

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Students will be exposed to all the areas in the diamond value chain which include diamond cutting, jewellery manufacturing, factory management and marketing.

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On completion of the training, successful students will be required to work for the company for a period of no less than three years.