youth employment

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT

Blog
It’s important to listen to people we call “farmers” so policies can be developed that offer innovations that meet their realities and aspirations.
Events
Join us as the book’s authors share important takeaways with major implications for policymakers.
Publications
The new book questions some of the stylized facts that underpin the prevailing narratives and policy debates about youth employment in rural Africa.
Blog
Climate change ranks among the most important dynamics shaping livelihoods of young people now and in the future. New IFAD blog on the topic.
Webinar
Alan de Brauw (IFPRI) discusses determinants of internal migration by youth within five countries: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Tanzania.
Webinar
Climate change matters for all people. Does it matter particularly for young people? If so, where and how? Join our webinar with Karen Brooks and Keith Wiebe on February 7 to discuss!
Blog
New CGIAR video features our previous Director Dr. Karen Brooks (retired in 2018) talking about the importance of agriculture for youth employment in developing countries. "We are talking about five hundred million young people in Africa south of the Sahara, in South Asia, in Central Asia who are moving into the labor force"
Blog
How does the amount of land that youth expect to inherit affect their migration and employment decisions? The new AJAE article by Kosec et al. explores this question in the context of rural Ethiopia.
Blog
This viewpoint by PIM Director Karen Brooks was originally written as part of the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative’s Foresight Africa 2017