The Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA and its development partners in Sierra Leone and Ghana will today commence a one day seminar on the Children and Youth Development in the Kambia District at the British Council auditorium in Freetown.
According to a release from the Japanese Agency the seminar will bring together stake holders and development partners to introduce JICA Education office Projects approaches.
The participants will also share ideas and work experiences of the educational sector and its development in the country will specially focus on Kambia Educational system to various stake holders for dissemination and replication.
They will also discuss relevant issues regarding the improvement of the Agricultural Sector, health care delivery and provision of water and sanitation to the inhabitants of Kambia and its environs. JICA have contributed immensely to the consolidation of peace, support to development and building the capacity of average Sierra Leoneans to embark on sustainable developmental programs that can improve their living standards. A high profile delegation from JICA Resident Representative Office based in Ghana is expected to be at the seminar including project officers and JICA expatriates presently working in the field in development sectors of Sierra Leone. The Japanese government and its people have provided water and sanitation for residents of Kambia and also support Agricultural projects in the district, they are also providing educational support to the government. It could be recalled that early this year JICA supported the APC Government in the provision of Generators for King Tom Power station and also provided needed logistics and technical expertise to the National Power Authority to ease their constraints in the provision of electricity for the city.