Young people need opportunities for education, jobs, and income. Strategies that empower and engage youth economically contribute to growth and poverty reduction.
Sep 18, 2020
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is seeking proposals on "Conducting a Diagnosis on Informality in Targeted Intervention Areas of the PROSPECTS Programme in Uganda." Application Submission and Procedure Interested applicants should submit their technical and financial proposal as well as...
Aug 28, 2020
This blog was originally posted on Agrilinks and was written by Morgan Mercer. Market systems development (MSD) has become an increasingly popular approach to development because of its potential for sustainable development gains, co-funding with the private sector, and increased inclusion for...
Aug 21, 2020
This blog was originally posted on Agrilinks and was written by Jamie Holbrook. In our recent webinar discussing the findings from the Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) landscape analysis and case studies on women and youth inclusion in agricultural market systems, we were joined...
Aug 20, 2020
On August 20th from 9:00 am – 11:30 am EST, the YEO Network invites you to join the second in a series of at least five (5) online Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit (GYEO) events that follow technical tracks in skills development, workforce readiness, self-employment and entrepreneurship,...
Aug 11, 2020
This fact sheet provides an overview of the background and the top takeaways from both guides.
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
On August 6th, Marketlinks and Agrilinks explored 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.