Young people need opportunities for education, jobs, and income. Strategies that empower and engage youth economically contribute to growth and poverty reduction.
Aug 10, 2020
The ILO Lab and the Mastercard Foundation joined forces to explore how a market systems approach can address the challenge of decent work for Africa’s youth.
Aug 06, 2020
This blog was orignally posted on Agrilinks and was written by Feed the Future Advancing Women's Empowerment Activity. Attention to inclusivity of youth and women in market systems development (MSD) is gaining traction around the world as part of work to strengthen inclusive agriculture-led growth...
Aug 03, 2020
In August, we’ll focus on women and youth in agriculture. Throughout the month, we’ll explore gender and youth-specific constraints and opportunities in agriculture and supporting inclusive market systems. Don’t miss our webinar, Youth, Women, and Market Systems Development in Agriculture and...
Oct 26, 2020 to Oct 30, 2020
The SEEP Annual Conference is a unique forum where we debate bold ideas, learn openly from our failures, and challenge our own assumptions to build the next generation of development solutions.
Jul 28, 2020
The Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) and USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security undertook a study in Rwanda and Uganda to understand how to better engage youth in agriculture through EAS and the private sector.
Aug 06, 2020
Join Marketlinks and Agrilinks on August 6th to explore gender and youth-specific constraints and opportunities in agriculture and supporting market systems.
Aug 06, 2020
This webinar will feature several models and donor perspectives for facilitating market linkages for vulnerable adolescent girls and young women in Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zimbabwe.
Jul 30, 2020 to Oct 08, 2020
The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit theme and learning agenda is supported by four interconnected technical tracks designed to advance learning and collaboration. From July through October there will be five online gatherings that reflect the those tracks.
Jul 13, 2020
#SEEP2020 is going 100% virtual! We see this as an opportunity to diverge from our traditional request for session proposals to a more experimental, participatory, and flexible model.
Jun 23, 2020
Fail, Recalibrate, Adapt, Achieve is a new Lab brief on Yapasa, an ILO-FAO project on agribusiness and youth employment in rural Zambia. The brief dives into Yapasa’s four and a half year journey, which included a series of early missteps and unforeseen events.
May 20, 2020
This blog post highlights how the RisiAlbania project, which sponsors youth employment and skills training programs in Albania, has invested in and adapted online learning and collaboration to local contexts in the face of COVID-19.
Apr 30, 2020
This webinar, the second in a series of four, features a private sector expert sharing insights for young entrepreneurs on assessing financial health and using effective risk analysis.
Apr 21, 2020
This webinar features a financial risk management expert discussing her experience working during the 2008 financial crisis and shares lessons learned for young entrepreneurs for working in the context of COVID-19.
Mar 19, 2020
This blog post summarizes the Cracking the Nut conference held in October 2019 and presents the downloadable conference report.
Mar 10, 2020
This live-streamed panel discussion will reflect on progress, challenges and opportunities for advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment internally, within food security programs at USAID.
Jan 08, 2020
A third of the global labour force is not earning enough to lift themselves and their families above the poverty line. Although most development and government programmes focus on creating more jobs, it's clear that we need to focus on their quality as well.
Dec 24, 2019
This case explores the CLA approach of the Kenya Youth Employment and Skills Program (K-YES), a five-year program funded by USAID that enhances employment opportunities for unemployed and underemployed Kenyan youth (aged 18-35) who have not completed secondary education.
Dec 12, 2019
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States
Join IFPRI for an event on the findings from the 2019 Annual Trends and Outlook Report, Gender Equality in Rural Africa: From Commitments to Outcomes.
Nov 19, 2019
This post summarizes key themes and takeaways from the 2019 Cracking the Nut conference held in Dakar, Senegal from October 14-15.
Nov 18, 2019
This brief provides a framework for quantifying program costs based on the SAIL pilot model. SAIL was a youth-oriented cash transfer program working in combination with youth employment and development activities.