Ministry conducts chainsaw training for village youths

Cakaudrove youths being taught how to use chainsaws when logging. Picture: SUPPLIED

THE Ministry of Youth has conducted basic chainsaw training for village youths in the hope of empowering them economically.

About 56 youths from five districts of Cakaudrove have been taught safety tips of using chainsaws.

Trainer from the Forestry Training Center in Colo-i-suva, Isimeli Seru, said such training provided youths opportunities of employment and income earning.

“The Basic Chainsaw Training Course is available on request for villages and youth groups across the country,” he said.