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Youth-in-agribusiness initiatives key to solving youth unemployment (IITA - International Institute of Tropical Agriculture)

Public Technologies 16 Oct 2021
There have been various intervention initiatives in Nigeria to address youth unemployment, such as Youth Empowerment Agricultural Program (YEAP), the FADAMA youth program, and Ogun Women and Youth Empowerment Scheme (OGW-YES).
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Feature: Young Namibians seeking to transform agriculture through passion, innovation

Sina 16 Oct 2021
Agriculture has become an integral part of many Namibian youths despite the challenges, gradually becoming a career option ... "Namibia's agriculture sector remains a lucrative economic sector that has so much potential to create substantial new sustainable jobs for youth to reduce the growing youth unemployment rate," she said.
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More than a fifth of Filipino youth unable to find jobs

Manila Standard Today 16 Oct 2021
Department of Labor and Employment assistant secretary Dominique Tutay said during the 19th Development Policy Research Month that youth unemployment climbed to 21.5 percent or about 1.5 million workers this year. Tutay said lockdown restrictions challenged DOLE’s youth ...
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Julius Malema canvasses support in Senekal

Independent online (SA) 16 Oct 2021
The people complained about service delivery issues including the lack of water, electricity and high unemployment among their grievances ... Malema slammed President Cyril Ramaphosa for saying the reason for the high unemployment was because the youth lacked skills.
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Over-reliance on state employment opportunities unsustainable – Ofori Atta

Joy Online 16 Oct 2021
... see how we leverage off of your deep skills,” he told attendees at the Springboard-Ghana Cares Youth Dialogue held at the University of Professional Studies, Accra. He stressed that the current most prominent issue facing African governments, Ghana included, is youth unemployment.
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TBTTP project plays role in addressing climate issues: UNDP chief

Urdu Point 16 Oct 2021
Praising the Kamyab Jawan Program of the incumbent government, he said we are supporting this program in order to bring youth forward to become part of the solution of future challenges ... If large number of youth is unemployed and disenfranchised, it becomes a risk for any country.
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ANC is changing, Ramaphosa says as he tries to win back Tshwane

Business Day 16 Oct 2021
Instead, Ramaphosa focused on campaigning when he visited Tshwane with just over two weeks before the November 1 local government elections ... To those responsible, Lesufi said ... We will find them.” ... People are complaining about the lack of houses, water, electricity and unemployment ... Ramaphosa said the ANC was working to create jobs for the youth.
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Govt trying to minimize global inflation impact by trimming down duties, taxes: State Minister Farrukh Habib

Urdu Point 16 Oct 2021
He said that Prime Minister Imran Khan adopted smart lockdown policy against COVID pandemic which helped in keeping industrial wheel running and created millions of job opportunities for unemployed youth.
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Pregnant women, foreign nationals, many others rescued from Qnet camps

Ghana Web 16 Oct 2021
According to the report, the company in perpetuating the scheme, recruited hundreds of youths including some from neighbouring Togo, Nigeria and the Ivory Coast ... A number of desperate unemployed youth well-dressed with some in suit and tie were found seated under tents in the house.
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Dozens of Qnet agents and recruits arrested in Koforidua

Ghana Web 16 Oct 2021
A number of desperate unemployed youth well-dressed with some in suit and tie were found seated under tents in the house ... Over hundred youth were seen ... “QNET’s entrance into Ghana is opening the space up for more entrepreneurial opportunities for the youth and Ghanaians in general”.
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Minister charges new board to tackle youth unemployment

Business Ghana 15 Oct 2021
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations on Wednesday swore-in a nine-member Board of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) with the charge to tackle youth unemployment in the country.
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Unemployment, inflation in J&K belies govt’s claims: Tarigami

The Wire 15 Oct 2021
The level of unemployment in J&K can be gauged from the fact that for mere 8575 class-IV posts advertised by J&K Services Selection Board (SSB) in June 2020, tens of thousands of highly educated unemployed youth applied.
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Mastercard Foundation, EDC partner banks to curb unemployment

Business Day Online 15 Oct 2021
Mastercard Foundation and the Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), an arm of the Pan-Atlantic University, have concluded plans to fund 40,000 youth per year in the spate of five years to ease the high rate of unemployment in the country.
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Evidence-based policy needed to rebuild Nigerian labour market post-Covid-19, says World Bank

Business Day Online 15 Oct 2021
Vishmanath while speaking during the World Bank virtual media briefing titled ‘Good jobs for a new generation’, held yesterday reiterated the need to bring Nigerian youth out of unemployment and underemployment through a well-streamlined system of regulating the evolution of micro-enterprises.
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The people’s page

Dawn 15 Oct 2021
I have repeated many times that Pakistan’s current youth bulge has the makings of an organic crisis the likes of which neither the establishment nor mainstream politicians have encountered before ... The brutalised Baloch and other peripheries offer cautionary tales about the perils of disaffected youth.
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