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The types of jobs available are constantly changing

Many existing jobs are being lost to automation, particularly in sectors such as agriculture and manufacturing that employ large proportions of low-skilled labor. Opportunities in future industries are not yet filling the gap.

The youth bulge: population growth exceeds the rate of job creation

Each year, between 10 and 12 million sub-Saharan African youth enter the labor market amidst fierce competition for jobs. Africa has the largest youth population in the world, and the continent’s population growth rates far exceed job creation rates.

Digital Self-Employment

The global economy needs to create five million jobs each month to absorb the one billion people that will enter the job market...

Customizable Education

Skills mismatches are the second largest driver of youth unemployment in Africa. Traditional education systems are not keeping...

Apprenticeships

A staple of professional growth for centuries, an apprenticeship is a time-tested concept that gives youth the opportunity to...

Soft Skills Certification

In today’s shifting labor market, soft skills such as critical thinking, creativity, collaboration, and communication are key to...

Employer Partnerships

Countries with the lowest youth unemployment rates have one thing in common: a close connection between education and work. To...