Senegal: A Senegalese entrepreneur aims to create 5,000 jobs

Source: Business News Africa

APS – The Franco-Senegalese entrepreneur and television columnist, Hapsatou Sy, aims to create 5,000 jobs within 24 months with her local product processing unit which she presented on Thursday in Dakar.

“Maison Hapsatou, in collaboration with Greentech Africa and the National Agency for Regional Planning, is inaugurating its territorial resources processing plant aimed at creating 5,000 jobs within 24 months,” she said.

According to her, “The factory and workshops, covering an area of ​​2,000 square meters, are already the workplace of nearly 100 young people, demonstrating our commitment to youth employment and local development”.

According to Ms. Sy, it is about providing work, and dignity and helping young people progress so that they can be useful to themselves and their country.

The establishment of this processing unit follows the desire to “highlight the process of industrialization of our economy, and the creation of jobs for the benefit of the country’s young people,” she said.

This initiative was made possible thanks to the partnership with the Support Program for the Development of Territorial Resources (PAVART), whose objective is the development of territorial resources for sustainable development.

Coming to await the presentation of the local products processing unit, located in Almadies, the general director of the National Agency for Territorial Planning (ANAT), Mamadou Djigo, indicated that “the employment of young people is an emergency”.

According to him, we must not “leave them in situations that give rise to despair in them”.

“The mapping of territorial resources established within the framework of the National Territorial Development Program – PNADT – is an excellent tool for visibility of the potential that our regions abound and which makes it possible to develop initiatives like those of Hapsatou Sy”, a- he said.

THE AUTHOR: Editorial Staff, Business News Africa

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