The youth population is at an historic high and youth unemployment is acute. This week, Youth Will explores how we are preparing today's young people to enter the workforce, efforts to improve the quality of employment rather than simply the quantity, and how we can move from a discussion around individual financial earnings to lifelong career development.
Fueled by the bulge in the global youth population, youth unemployment is one of the most daunting development challenges facing the world today. Check out this infographic for a glimpse of youth unemployment rates around the world.
Young Africans don't see agriculture as a profitable opportunity for them — even though it contributes to a quarter of the continent’s GDP. What should be done about it? Alemayehu Konde Koira of The MasterCard Foundation and Roy van der Drift of SNV explain.