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Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment Training

Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:49 pm

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An Innovative research released today by The MasterCard Foundation is making the case for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa. The research, Invisible Lives: Understanding Youth Livelihoods in Ghana and Uganda, released today at the Young Africa Works Summit in Kigali, Rwanda, shed light on the working lives of African youth. The report, produced in collaboration with Low-Income Financial Transformation (L-IFT), argues that international development programs favour skills training for formal sector careers over training that can be applied to multiple jobs in the informal sector. The result is that their efforts fall short of reaching the millions ...