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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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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