A partnership convention between the Douala Port Authority and CFPE was sealed in Douala in the presence of the Minister of Employment and Vocationnal Training
T he Douala Port Authority mostly known by its French acronym as PAD and a training centre called Centre de Formation Professionnelle d’Excellence (CFPE) has signed a partnership agreement that will facilitate youth training and employment. According to the terms of the convention signed in the presence of Employment and Vocational Training Minister, Issa Tchiroma Bakary, both parties will mutualise their efforts towards the training of youth. The win-win partnership agreement that aims to create and develop a collaborative framework in order to mutualise their vocational training actions will also involve expertise exchange in many fields including continuous training, work-linked training and retraining as well as in the realisation of various services. According to the Director of CFPE Douala, Amadou Bobo, his institution and students will benefit a lot from the partnership. «Our students will not only enjoy work-linked-training at PAD, but will also have the privilege to carryout internship and the best students might be employed by the PAD. On his part, the General Manager of the Douala Port Authority, Cyprus Ngo’o disclosed that though they have high quality human resource, they need staff with know-how in certain domains and further made known that they couldn’t have denied the partnership agreement.