Youth

Back-office business operations carried out by third party service providers in rural areas have emerged as successful social enterprises. In India, curtailing migration, aiding rural development and being cost effective…

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Child labour continues to be a major global development issue, mainly in developing countries where family-farm agriculture employs the majority of the labour force. A tracking study from rural Ethiopia looks at the…

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The ‘Youth Connekt Africa Summit 2017’ was held in Kigali, Rwanda, in mid-July. The continent is said to need 22 million new jobs every year. If the working conditions offered no real prospect of achieving prosperity…

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How can rural youth be persuaded not to relocate to the cities? Our author highlights the potential for fostering entrepreneurship and creating role models.

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'Investing in Development' was the motto of the European Development Days 2017. More than 8,000 participants from the international development community shared information and views on challenges and approaches in…

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Since December 2016, Germany has presided over the G20 – the 20 most important industrialised countries and emerging economies. In the course of this meeting, concrete agreements are to be reached on promoting youth…

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The future of humankind will be decided in rural areas. A productive and sustainable agri-food sector in rural areas of developing countries is vital if young people are to enjoy long-term jobs and income and natural…

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The BMZ’s strong policy focus on rural development is generating a number of concrete initiatives. Linked to the kick-off workshop of the “Rural Future Lab”, some hundred people, including – most importantly – a group of…

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The combination of agriculture and entrepreneurship is the key to addressing the youth employment challenge. This is particularly true for Africa, perceives new report.

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Growing up on the farm, in rural surroundings, is a profound experience. You learn many life skills and lessons, but there are also a lot of challenges that cause many young people to seek their fortunes in the city. A…

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