Bolloré Transport & Logistics Guinea has just granted the International Trade Center for Development (CECIDE) financial assistance of 166,290,000 GNF or € 15,000 which will be used to fully finance the training of 20 young Guineans in agribusiness.
The project aims to support young farmers working in the regions of Forest Guinea, Upper Guinea, Middle Guinea and Lower Guinea to enable them to develop agricultural techniques for many locally grown products such as coffee, cocoa, cotton, butter. shea or potato.
This funding also marks Bolloré Transport & Logistics Guinea’s desire to support Guinean youth through two main areas: vocational training and mastery of the logistics chain in the export of agrifood products.
“The objective of this project is both to give young farmers the skills necessary to develop their agricultural projects while participating in the constitution of a modern agribusiness network. Through this funding, 20 young people will benefit from this training and will have the opportunity to create and manage their agribusiness business. Said Aboubacar Diallo, Acting Executive Director of CECIDE.
“Young people are at the heart of Bolloré Transport & Logistics’ social and environmental responsibility policy. Our support to CECIDE will allow young farmers to develop new techniques and acquire full expertise in this area, but it will also support the entire agricultural sector in Guinea to strengthen its competitiveness. », Expressed Jean-Christophe TRANCHEPAIN, Country Director of Bolloré Transport & Logistics in Guinea.
About Bolloré Transport & Logistics Guinea
Bolloré Transport & Logistics in Guinea, a subsidiary of the Bolloré Group, is the leader in integrated logistics in Guinea and operator of the container terminal at the Port of Conakry since 2011. More than 1,500 billion Guinean francs (145 million euros) have been invested to modernize the infrastructure and information systems of Conakry Terminal, and renew the handling equipment for ships and containers. Bolloré Transport & Logistics Guinea also contributes to the country’s economic development through its activities but also through the training of its employees. The company also pursues a societal policy for the benefit of the Guinean populations which is reflected each year by the implementation of numerous solidarity actions.