Reality Check, A Report on Employment, Entrepreneurship and Education in Uganda

On Tuesday, 2nd May 2017,  The Centre for Development Alternatives (CDA) together with  Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung unveiled Reality Check; A report that challenges the dominant narrative on Uganda’s employment challenge and re-frames the debate. The quest for decent employment presents a major development concern today. It would be unimaginable for a country to achieve inclusive growth and sustained peace without providing decent

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Ways to Reduce Youth Unemployment

With the government setting up projects to research on youth unemployment. Research is just the start, there needs to be a focus on linking schools, universities and employers together. Another question that looms is how many affected young people are actually attempting to find work? Here are 10 key strategies to reduce youth unemployment: 1. Encourage

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Youth unemployment in Uganda and the deadly relationship with illegal migration, human trafficking and modern slavery.

Uganda has been plagued by high numbers of cases of human trafficking of young people to the middle east. Due to a lack of stringent laws and minimum government intervention, it continues to be a large problem. Alex Taremwa explores the high youth unemployment rate in Uganda and how it feeds this dangerous form of

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