Jun 25, 2013, 11:15 AM
The National Director 4H the Gambia has underscored the need his agency attaches to building youths capacity on project management and leadership.
Alieu Ceesay was speaking recently in Farafenni at the end of a six-day training programme of 35 4H Youth Clubs drawn from Jajari and Sara Kunda in North Bank Region and Jarumeh Koto of Central River Region North.
The objective of the training of youth clubs was to improve the capacities of participants on project management, leadership and diversification at rural communities.
The 4H Gambia boss noted that training would enhance effective management of public resources to bring about socio-economic development at the grassroots level.
He thanked the cluster youth clubs for their support and cooperation on climate change adaptation and sustainable forest management.
Banna Suso, 4H Field Assistant, said building capacity on project management and its leadership was key to accelerating youth participation and engagement in attaining development aspiration at community levels.
He called on youth beneficiaries to be vigilant and network to share best practices on project management.
Musa Samura, a 4H board member, said the board attaches great importance to building youth clubs on good governance.
Dilating on project management, he said the skill would bring about sustainable development and youth empowerment.
Fana Ceesay of Sara Kunda thanked 4H for building the capacity of youths on project management and leadership.
The six-day training would also help 4H Youth Clubs to promote networking and collectively ensure management of resources.