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Ensure youth mainstreaming in all national development programmes.


HE launched the Presidential Youths Skills Development Centre's (PIYSDC) for the Country's 10 Provinces



Jan. 7, 2022


President Emmerson Mnangagwa has launched the Presidential Youths Skills Development Centre's (PIYSDC) for the country's 10 provinces which will create recruitment for over 5000 youths at each canter annually. Under the Provincial Integrated Youths Skills Development Centre's, 500 hectares of land will be dedicated to youth projects as directed by the President.

Previous Updates

Parliament Pushes for 25% Youth Quota



Sept. 20, 2021

Ziyambi Ziyambi, the Justice Minister, has been tasked with drafting a Bill modifying the Constitution to boost the young quota in Parliament from 10% to 25%.

Task Force To Deal With Drug Abuse



Sept. 5, 2021

President Emmerson Mnangagwa appoints inter-ministerial task force to deal with drug abuse.

Tackling substance abuse among Youths


Nov. 14, 2021

Cabinet considered and approved a report On tackling the substance abuse menace among YOUTHS

Presidential Community Fisheries Scheme



May 13, 2021

Under the Presidential Community Fisheries Scheme launched on 13 May 2021, about 50 000 tilapia fingerlings were released into #MuchekeranwaDam for the benefit of communities surrounding the dam in Marondera and Makoni districts. The Scheme is targeted at the youth, women and other vulnerable groups. It will : a) provide nutritional security for the communities. b) create employment for vulnerable groups. c) generate revenue for the community and Provincial economies of Manicaland and Mash East

Re-establishment of the National Youth Service Training Programme



April 13, 2021

Cabinet approved the re-establishment of the National Youth Service Training Programme.