Closing workshop in Kindia for USAID-funded Farmer to Farmer Program

Representatives from Guinean agricultural education institutions, organizations of local producers, development partners and local authorities of Kindia were also present at the event.

On July 14 in Kindia, the Minister of Technical Education, Vocational Training, Employment and Labor, His Excellency Lansana Komara, chaired the closing workshop ceremony for “Farmer to Farmer,” a USAID-funded technical assistance program comprised of American volunteers that seeks to promote agricultural education and training in Guinea.  USAID Guinea Financial Controller, Andrew Williams, was present, representing the Acting USAID Guinea Mission Director.  Other attendees included representatives from Guinean agricultural education institutions, organizations of local producers, development partners, and local authorities of Kindia.  The purpose of the workshop was to capitalize on the achievements and lessons learned from the first phase of the Farmer to Farmer Program in order to better prepare for the next phase, which begins in 2018 and runs for five years.