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- OrganisationMigrating out of Poverty is a seven-year research programme consortium (RPC) funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) from 2010-2017.
Young women and work in Nigeria: how young women, including those with disabilities, can be supported to find employment and earn an incomeNigeria Stability and Reconciliation Programme, 2017While the current Nigerian government’s commitment to youth employment is evident in the investments being made through these youth employment and empowerment programmes, this study provides further evidence that such schemes lack a gender analysis and responsiveness, which combined with other issues, affect such programmes’ transparency, operational effectiveness, politicisatDocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 2015Is Kenya on track to follow an electrification strategy that is green and pro-poor? What are the main challenges to following this path? The two questions guiding this study are particularly relevant in a country with exceptional renewable energy resources, but where 80 per cent of the population lacks access to electricity and 50 per cent lives in poverty.Document
Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food-secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young peopleDepartment for International Development, UK, 2009Southern Africa is experiencing the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the effects of AIDS. In line with this, it has been suggested that the impacts of AIDS on young people today is likely to diminish their prospects of food security in adult life.DocumentGRID Arendal, 2016In a recent study, a group of scientists mapped human dependence on coral reefs and future threats to them.Document
Enabling more inclusive and efficient food and agricultural systems in Africa: FAO session at the IFAMA World Forum 18 June 2014, Cape Town, South AfricaFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2016FAO organized a workshop during the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association's World Forum 2014, focusing on themes covered by Strategic Objective 4 that place greater emphasis on supporting national policies that enhance inclusiveness and promote efficiencies along agri-food value chains.Document
Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young peopleDepartment for International Development, UK, 2009Southern Africa is experi-encing the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the ef-fects of AIDS.DocumentNorwegian University of Life Sciences, 2015A significant percentage of youth in urban Africa is employed in the informal sector. The informal sector is more accessible than the formal sector for people with low human andfinancial capital, such as youth migrants from rural areas. But the sector is also generally considered to provide a subsistence livelihood.Document
Youth as environmental custodians: a potential tragedy or a sustainable business and livelihood model?Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2016Youth unemployment and migration is a growing challenge that needs more political attention in many countries in the world, particularly countries with rapid population growth and economic transformation.DocumentCentre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford, 2013Young people are one of Africa’s greatest potential assets for its continued development. The ‘Ghana Opportunities for Transitioning Post-Secondary School Students’ research project investigates the transition of recent senior high school leavers into post-secondary education and the labour force.