The Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development(GYEEDA) programme trained 801 youth made up of 311 men and 490 women females in the Nzema East Municipality this year.
The training covered job specifications such as Health Extension Workers, Community Education Teaching Assistants (CETA) and Community Protection Unit.
Others include Zoomlion, Zoil Eco Brigade, Sanitation Mosquito Spraying, Youth in Dressmaking and Youth in Hair Dressing.
Nzema-East Municipal Chief Executive, Mr.James Atta Kakra Baidoe, said this when addressing the 3rd ordinary meeting of the Nzema East Municipal Assembly at Axim.
He said this had reduced youth unemployment in the area, thereby improving their living conditions.
Mr. Baidoe said youth unemployment was important for the government and all would be done to engage their services in various sectors of the economy.
He appealed to the youth to take interest in education and develop entrepreneurial skills to take advantage of emerging opportunities in the area.