National Food Technology Research Center (NFTRC) Trains 11 in Meat Processing
On the 10th October 2016, NFTRC’s Extension and Training department trained a determined batch of seven (7) men and four (4) women on Processing of Meat Products.
These was a group of individuals coming from all corners of Botswana with an aim of acquiring Meat processing skills to start their own businesses and improve their livelihoods.
During an interview one of the trainees; Ms Ontlametse Molefhe who hails from Mochudi village applauded NFTRC for its clean environment and trainers who are well behaved, cooperative and who possess extraordinary skills on general food handling techniques. She said that she will use the skills she acquired to make the aspirations of her ongoing business come true.
When asked about where she first heard about NFTRC, Ms. Molefhe highlighted that she came to know about NFTRC form Botswana Television and other sources of media including newspapers.
She added that from now on she will be the one spreading information about NFTRC services to her friends and relatives.
In a nutshell Ms Molefhe said she is pleased and grateful to NFTRC for its skills transfer programmes, which communicate relevant skills to Batswana to improve their lives as it caters for other forgotten groups such as elderly people.
Ms Molefhe commended the group for showing its eagerness by fully participating in all meat processing activities and asking questions where they could not understand.