Invisible Lives: A Research On Rural Youth Livelihoods In Uganda

On February 16th 2017,  The Mastercard Foundation published Invisible Lives; A report to help better understand the main drivers and influences of the behavior, income, and activities of young people in Uganda. The recent decades of improved economic prosperity have created uneven opportunities for youth across Sub-Saharan Africa. Economic opportunities exist, but formal jobs and waged employment are

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Startup Hubs Empowering Youth in Uganda

With a population continuing to grow above 3 percent and 78 percent of it aged below 35, the high number of young people demands stronger development focus particularly with regard to employment opportunities. A number of significant startup hubs have stepped up to offer working space, networking, and entrepreneurial support to young people with brilliant

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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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