President Alpha Conde of Guinea has offered 24 tractors and 75 motorized pumps to a group of young farmers from 26 settlements in the country.
President Conde said the donation was intended to reduce rural exodus and explained that in three years, government has invested 70 billion CFA francs in agriculture.
The donation falls within the framework of a program dubbed â€œHope for Young Farmers in Guinea,â€ in the form of a revolving credit by the Youth Ministry.
According to the Minister of Youth, Moustapha Naite, the project will generate over 20,000 jobs in the rural area.
In response, the beneficiaries’ spokesman Cesar Tolno of the Agricultural and Friendship Cooperative (CAPA) explained that the donation would help them expand their farmlands, create job opportunit