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Africa’s burgeoning youth population can play a key role in contributing to sustainable development. Our author argues that while young people do face barriers, agriculture holds many potential opportunities for them –…

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Social protection reduces family poverty and vulnerability, thereby diminishing key drivers of child labour, this report states.

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Participants at the Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour discussed how to end child labour. Without a breakthrough in the agricultural sector, the goal of ending child labour by 2025 (SDG 8.7) will not be…

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These guidelines provide practical “how to” steps to develop youth-focused and youth-sensitive investment programmes that see youth as partners in rural development throughout all phases of the investment programme…

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As a global preparation for the V Global Conference on Child Labour, to be held in South Africa in 2022, the United Nations has declared 2021 the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. In late November,…

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Youth leaders took centre stage in the fight to feed the world by raising awareness, inspiring action and identifying solutions at the World Food Forum.

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Child labour is increasing for the first time in two decades. Even worse, the International Labour Organization and UNICEF warn that 9 million additional children are at risk as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour 2021 aims to encourage legislative and practical actions to eradicate child labour worldwide.

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The Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour has now been ratified by all member states of the International Labour Organization. Child labour is particularly abundant in agriculture.

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This book takes a look at the great challenge for rural Africa engendered by the growing share of young people and how youth can participate in agricultural transformation.

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