Youth

At the G20 Summit in Hamburg in July 2017, the G20 Heads of State and Government launched the “G20 Initiative for Rural Youth Employment”, acknowledging this topic as a key issue the G20 must address and committing to…

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Mr Beger, the German Development Ministry put the topic of “Rural Youth Employment” on the G20 Agenda. How happy are you with the results of the Hamburg Summit?
The adoption of the G20 Initiative for Rural Youth…

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An SMS survey among 10,000 young Africans in rural regions confirms what has already been learnt from research and practice – and nevertheless contains a number of surprises.

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The Malian consultancy company Live Your Dream seeks to promote young people’s participation in all areas of public and business life. With courses and coaching programmes, enterprise founder Alfousseni Sidibe wants to…

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There has been an escalating need for more and better skills to support the wave of democracy that swept Africa during the 1990s followed by rapid economic growth. The inability of education systems to produce sufficient…

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Training for young people doesn’t make sense in itself if it is not related to employment. But how to ensure that the “right” skills are provided and in a quality that matches with the needs of the labour market? And…

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Youth gangs are a widespread phenomenon in Latin America. Often, it is poor prospects for income generation because of insufficient education and work experience that drive young people into the hands of these gangs.…

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India is the world’s second most populous country, and 35 per cent of its population are young people. However, only a quarter of them pursue education beyond Senior Secondary school level. The country has a workforce of…

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Combining local expertise and international networks, youth-tailored ICT solutions and a demand-driven, results-based business model, a project in Benin is killing two birds with one stone. Unemployed young people are…

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Samadi Rutherford runs a small agropastoral and fish farm in northern Benin. The AgriSam company he has founded specialises in the production and sale of animal feed, but is also a start-up centre for young agricultural…

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