Eleven graduates in the state have received loans under the Environmental Beatification Training scheme .
Three of them learnt hard landscaping; three were into soft landscaping and five learnt making of plaster of Paris.
Each of those that learnt hard landscaping got N84,395; soft landscaping trainees received N110,580 each, while those who learnt how to make plaster of Paris got N123,103 each .
Furthermore, no fewer than 50 unemployed youths had been undergoing training in poultry management, vegetable gardening and other crop production in the state.
The Directorate had used the EBTS initiative to offer young school leaver participants employability skills and experiential learning that transferred hard and soft landscaping skills to them on the job while serving with experienced landscaping service providers in the informal sector.
The agency has also begun the implementation of sustainable agricultural development training scheme at its farm settlement called Agricultural Skills Training Centre in Mariwo village in the Ifedore Local Government Area of the state.