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August 17th, 2017 / AllAfrica.com

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in collaboration with C. Hassan Consultancy Ltd. has commenced a refresher training of 400 unemployed youths in Kaduna state on agricultural skills for gainful employment.

The training, according to the Director-General of NDE, Dr. Nasiru M. Ladan is to impart on the trainees, skills such as crop production, livestock farming, processing, packaging, marketing along its value chain as well as basic agripreneural management.

In his keynote address at the flag-off exercise, Ladan stated that the agricultural sector has a vast window of opportunities along its value chain; lamenting that the opportunities are yet to be fully tapped for job creation for the unemployed youths across the states. Read more