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Ghanaian govt to invest in textile & apparel training
Jun '16
The Government of Ghana will invest more than $4 million to train youth in the textile and apparel industry, minister of employment Haruna Iddrius has said, Ghanaian media reported.

The funds earmarked for training the first batch of 2,000 from the Youth Employment Agency would be released after completion of some procurement processes, the minister said.

The government intends to impart skills in textile and apparel industry to around 5,000 persons, including kayayei who migrate from rural to urban areas in search of jobs, the minister said while on a visit to a factory owned by Dignity DRTR, an apparel company operating in the capital city of Accra.

Of the 5,000 persons, Dignity DRTR will absorb 2,000 people, while the remaining 3,000 will be offered employment by other textile and apparel companies.

The training would be imparted through a tripartite collaboration among the ministry of employment and labour relations, the ministry of gender and social protection, and textile and apparel companies.

The move is part of president John Dramani Mahama's plan that sees the textile and apparel sector spearheading industrial revolution in the country.

Dignity DRTR has designed rigorous training modules to impart training to people with no skills or education. (RKS)

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