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Reshaping Ethiopia’s Higher Education Curriculum to Tackle Youth Unemployment

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Ethiopia has seen remarkable economic growth in the past decade, and there has been high demand for construction work to keep up with the pace of change. As part of the country’s Growth and Transformation Plans (GTPs) unprecedented efforts have been made to grow the university sector,...

1 December 2018

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Stimulating Agribusiness Entrepreneurship to Solve Youth Unemployment in Kenya

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More than one million Kenyan youth enter the labour market every year, yet many young people struggle to find jobs in the manufacturing and service sectors. Currently, the transition rate from secondary to further education is very low and means many young people are leaving school with only...

1 December 2018

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Agribusiness, Sustainable Jobs, and Youth Unemployment: Lessons from Ghana

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Agro-processing export firms can play a key role in addressing labour casualisation and youth unemployment in Ghana. However, many firms face both internal and external challenges that are affecting their contribution to the sustainability of jobs for youth in the country. This IDS Policy...

1 December 2018

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