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Children’s involvement in small business: does it build youth entrepreneurship?
R. Mnenwa; E. Maliti / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2010
The increasing involvement of children in small businesses1 in Tanzania has raised concerns over the effects of child work, not only on the development of children’s intellectual capacity, but also on their future entrepreneuria...
Neurodevelopmental trajectory of HIV-infected children accessing care in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
A. Van Rie 2009
This articles aims to assess the effect of HIV care on neurodevelopment.  The findings of the research indicate that, at baseline, HIV-infected children had the lowest, control children the highest, and HIV uninfected...
Education and conflict recovery: the case of Timor Leste
P. Justino; M. Leone / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2011
The Timor Leste secession conflict lasted for 25 years. Its last wave of violence in 1999, following the withdrawal of Indonesian troops, generated massive displacement and destruction with widespread consequences for the economic and...
Constraints on the demand for youth labour in Zambia
2015
Zambia is one of many developing countries struggling to create adequate employment opportunities for its people, especially in the formal economy. Unemployment is highest among youths (15–24 years old) and particularly affects ...
Can digital jobs solve Africa's unemployment crisis
B. Ramalingam; J. Sumberg (ed) / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
In Africa more than two hundred million people are aged between 15 and 24, and this number is likely to double in the next 30 years. As these young people look to enter the workforce many will face unsafe, insecure, part-tim...
Youth and skills: putting education to work
UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents, 2012
This report focuses on skills and education. It examines how skills development programmes can be improved to boost young people’s opportunities for decent jobs and better lives. Many young people leave the education system with...
State of the field report: examining the evidence in youth education in crisis and conflict
C. Olenik; A. Takyi- Laryea / USA Agency for International Development, 2013
This paper summarises evidence on youth education in crisis- and conflict-affected settings. The role of education and youth engagement in these contexts is discussed. A summary of the research available indicates that life skills tra...
The role of skills training for youth employment in Nepal: an impact evaluation of the employment fund
World Bank, 2015
The Employment Fund Project (EF) was founded in 2008 and is currently one of the largest youth training initiatives in Nepal. 15,000 youths are engaged with annually. EF competitively contracts training and employment service provider...
“Complicit in exclusion” – South Africa’s failure to guarantee an inclusive education for children with disabilities
Human Rights Watch, 2015
South Africa was one of the first countries to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in 2007, and is a party to five key international human rights treaties and two African treaties protecting and gua...
Lessons for developing countries from experience with technical and vocational education and training
C. Kingombe / International Growth Centre, 2012
Globalisation and technological changes to economies necessitate enhancement of literacy education and training. This paper focuses on the draft national technical and vocational education and training (TVET) policy for Sierra Leone (...
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Children’s involvement in small business: does it build youth entrepreneurship?
R. Mnenwa; E. Maliti / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2010
The increasing involvement of children in small businesses1 in Tanzania has raised concerns over the effects of child work, not only on the development of children’s intellectual capacity, but also on their future entrepreneuria...
Neurodevelopmental trajectory of HIV-infected children accessing care in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
A. Van Rie 2009
This articles aims to assess the effect of HIV care on neurodevelopment.  The findings of the research indicate that, at baseline, HIV-infected children had the lowest, control children the highest, and HIV uninfected...
Education and conflict recovery: the case of Timor Leste
P. Justino; M. Leone / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2011
The Timor Leste secession conflict lasted for 25 years. Its last wave of violence in 1999, following the withdrawal of Indonesian troops, generated massive displacement and destruction with widespread consequences for the economic and...
Constraints on the demand for youth labour in Zambia
2015
Zambia is one of many developing countries struggling to create adequate employment opportunities for its people, especially in the formal economy. Unemployment is highest among youths (15–24 years old) and particularly affects ...
Can digital jobs solve Africa's unemployment crisis
B. Ramalingam; J. Sumberg (ed) / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2016
In Africa more than two hundred million people are aged between 15 and 24, and this number is likely to double in the next 30 years. As these young people look to enter the workforce many will face unsafe, insecure, part-tim...
Youth and skills: putting education to work
UNESDOC: Online UNESCO documents, 2012
This report focuses on skills and education. It examines how skills development programmes can be improved to boost young people’s opportunities for decent jobs and better lives. Many young people leave the education system with...
State of the field report: examining the evidence in youth education in crisis and conflict
C. Olenik; A. Takyi- Laryea / USA Agency for International Development, 2013
This paper summarises evidence on youth education in crisis- and conflict-affected settings. The role of education and youth engagement in these contexts is discussed. A summary of the research available indicates that life skills tra...
The role of skills training for youth employment in Nepal: an impact evaluation of the employment fund
World Bank, 2015
The Employment Fund Project (EF) was founded in 2008 and is currently one of the largest youth training initiatives in Nepal. 15,000 youths are engaged with annually. EF competitively contracts training and employment service provider...
“Complicit in exclusion” – South Africa’s failure to guarantee an inclusive education for children with disabilities
Human Rights Watch, 2015
South Africa was one of the first countries to ratify the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in 2007, and is a party to five key international human rights treaties and two African treaties protecting and gua...
Lessons for developing countries from experience with technical and vocational education and training
C. Kingombe / International Growth Centre, 2012
Globalisation and technological changes to economies necessitate enhancement of literacy education and training. This paper focuses on the draft national technical and vocational education and training (TVET) policy for Sierra Leone (...
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POPPOV / Population and Poverty Research Network
The PopPov network is a group of academic researchers, funders, and other stakeholders from around the globe that is interested in how population dynamics (population growth, decline, aging, etc.,) impact economic outcomes. The network is most interested in how population policies can be used for poverty reduction at the household level and economic growth at the country/state level. Th...
KidsRights Foundation
KidsRights promotes the wellbeing of very vulnerable children across the world and advocates the realisation of their rights.
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD)
EQUALITY for Peace and Democracy (EPD) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organisation dedicated to empowering women and youth at the community and policy levels in Afghanistan. EPD works to build the capacity of women and youth in order for them to be the front face in presenting their needs in development, peace building and democratic processes of the country. EPD further aims at mass mobilisatio...
Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF)
The Government of Zanzibar have launched a new innovative Home Grown School Feeding (HGSF) programme on Wednesday May 28 in collaboration with the Partnership for Child Development (PCD) and Table for Two to feed over 5000 school children, whilst simultaneously supporting local smallholder farmers by sourcing their produce for the school meals.
Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN)
The Grandmothers Advocacy Network (GRAN) is composed of volunteer grandmothers and grand-others from across Canada. It acts as a Canadian voice for Africa’s sub-Saharan grandmothers who are caring for AIDS-orphaned children, and works for changes in Canadian policies to improve their quality of life.
United Nations Children Fund, Nutrition (UNICEF Nutrition)
UNICEF is a key partner in the major global initiative called the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement. In addition, UNICEF is committed both to working in and convening partnership across all sectors of society with governments, UN organizations, the private sector and civil society. UNICEF is committed to scaling up and sustaining coverage of its current high-impact nutrition interventions in...
Global Unification the Gambia (GU)
Global Unification The Gambia (GU) is a chapter of Global Unification International (GUI) in Australia. It is a youth-led research and development, non-political, non-religious, tax exempted charitable, association established in 2006 at the University of the Gambia. In partnership with relevant institutions, its mission is to provide education, skills and strengthen the capacity of yo...
Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
The Child Poverty Action Group was formed in 1994 out of deep concern for the rising level of poverty in New Zealand and its effects on children. CPAG works to produce evidence about the causes and effects of poverty on children and their families. It examines how Government policies affect children and families. CPAG publishes reports, makes submissions and conducts small-scale researc...
Earth Child Institute (ECI)
Earth Child Institute is committed to combating climate change, deforestation and water scarcity. By investing in hands-on environment and educational projects with and for children, both in and out of schools. Its goal is to engage with and support empowerment of the world’s 2.2 billion people under the age of 18 to plant trees, ensure access to safe water, sanitation, clean energy and nutr...
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