Input Output Global (IOG), a blockchain engineering company and Cardano’s builder has partnered with the African Blockchain Center (ABC) to facilitate a blockchain training program for aspiring blockchain developers in Nairobi.
- The training program scheduled to take place over two months will teach the programming language Haskell to the participants.
- Prospective students will also learn Cardano’s native smart contract development tools, Marlowe and Plutus.
- In addition, Lars Brunjes, IOG’s director of education, will lead the training program along with two other experienced trainers. The program will be held both online and in person.
- The social media announcement stated:
“Education is vital for driving blockchain adoption, and this program aims to nurture a skilled workforce in the blockchain domain. IOG wishes all the students a pleasant learning experience as they embark on this two-month Cardano blockchain training program.”
- Adaverse declared its intention to invest in 300 African startups in three years and has invested in several blockchain startups to drive adoption for the Cardano blockchain.
- The accelerator typically requires its portfolio companies to integrate Cardano blockchain products.
- Some notable startups that Adaverse has invested in include BoundlessPay, Chekkit and Ejara.
- EMURGO Africa, the African arm of EMURGO, recently announced a $250,000 investment in the carbon exchange platform Changeblock to foster environmentally sustainable blockchain practices.