Zambia trains 800 youths in aquaculture in empowerment drive

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The Zambian government said on Wednesday that it has trained about 800 youths across the country in aquaculture skills as part of an empowerment program.

Minister of Sports, Youth and Child Development Emmanuel Mulenga said about 400 out of the 800 youths have since graduated from a training center.

According to him, youth empowerment in the fisheries sector was cardinal as it would help facilitate economic development and job creation.

He said the ministry was also recruiting an average of 400 youths from across the country every quarter to be trained in various skills that included carpentry, among others. Enditem

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