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Cameroon: The International Labour Office assesses the achievements of a Youth Entrepreneurship Promotion Programme it backed

Cameroon: The International Labour Office assesses the achievements of a Youth Entrepreneurship Promotion Programme it backed
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(Business in Cameroon) - François Murangira, the International Labour Office’s country director for Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and Sao Tome &Principe conducted a tour from October 29 to November 2, 2019, to assess the achievements of the Youth Entrepreneurship Promotion Programme (YEP), a government programme initiated by Cameroon.

In the framework of the YEP programme, Cameroon requested ILO’s technical assistance for the implementation of two sub-components. These include improvement of the business environment in the agro-pastoral sector and strengthening the entrepreneurship competencies of the programme beneficiaries’ trainers and supervisors.  

According to the ILO, the field visit is aimed at reviewing the programme’s achievements and gather beneficiaries’ feedbacks.

At the end of this tour, François Murangira, who was accompanied by officials from the YEP, the Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Livestock and the Ministry of Economy, reaffirmed the ILO's commitment to continue providing technical support for the promotion of decent work through youth agropastoral entrepreneurship.

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