Investing in Africa's Youth

African 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

Main Author: Wegner, Lucia
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2008
Series:OECD Development Centre Policy Insights
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:African 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
Physical Description:2 p. 21 x 29.7cm