Investing in Africa's Youth
AbstractAfrican countries face high youth unemployment and a skills shortage. Technical and vocational systems in Africa are poorly funded and managed. Skill-development strategies need to be integrated into poverty-reduction strategies and focused on sectors with promising employment prospects.
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Date of creation: Apr 2008
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