Youth employment in Africa is a top priority for African and European countries. Most job opportunities for African youth are found in agriculture and agro-processing. Yet, providing decent and productive employment, particularly for informal workers, is a big challenge. This blog outlines steps needed to address this challenge.

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Frank van Kesteren

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Article

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Green jobs for youth , Digital skills for youth , Quality apprenticeships , Youth in fragile situations , Transitions to the formal economy , Youth in the rural economy , Youth entrepreneurship and self-employment , Young workers in hazardous occupations , Rights and Voices , Gender Equality1