Experts believe investing in Africa’s young is critical

A research project has been launched to explore the aspirations, adaptability and resilience of the youth in Africa amid the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the concept of the initiative, called ‘Young Women and Men’s Aspirations and Resilience Research Uptake Project’, it seeks to produce an in-depth understanding of “how young men and women innovate to create their […]

Youth Employment Creation Through Sustainable Agribusiness – Lessons from evidence-informed policy convening

Youth unemployment remains a major challenge in Kenya, perpetuating the country’s socioeconomic problems such as poverty and hunger. Unchecked, the International Labour Organization fears that youth unemployment, currently estimated at 35 per cent of the population, will double by 2045. The problem of joblessness in Kenya has been fuelled by the global COVID-19 pandemic, whose […]

Utafiti Sera: Employment Creation in Agriculture and Agro-Processing in the context of Inclusive Growth in Nigeria.

The Partnership for African Social and Governance Research( PASGR) in association with the knowledge platform on Inclusive Development(INCLUDE) and the National Institute for Legislative Studies(NILDS) with support from International Development Research Centre( IDRC), Canada and Department for International Development (DFID) recently commissioned a study that sort to examine the how and why of the constraints […]