Friday, June 5, 2015

-see also diary pages such as here
60% of africa's unemployed are youth according to this GE-ideas newsletter author Buddy Buruku is the Country Program Manager at the African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET). She is a Ugandan national based in Ghana, and when she is not supporting African governments to implement public financial management reform, she is focused on sustainable and equitable Sino-African investment.  fertaured links include:Youth Entrepreneurship Facility (YEF) implemented by the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya are focused on business development training and entrepreneurship support. This program has supported the start-up and growth of more than 10,000 youth led businesses in these countries alone.
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The informal sector contributes about 55 percent of Sub-Saharan Africa’s GDP and constitutes some 80 percent of the labour force, while SMEs make up 95 percent of African businesses. Indeed, because the informal and SME sectors are driving the growth of African economies, there must be a shift in our skills development and career coaching orientation to make youth aware of — and attracted to — the vast opportunities that exist there.

2015 macro-africa summits include
World Economic Forum on Africa this week and the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in July

micro dialogues:
world bank africa diaspora exchange 10 june 2015
subprocess of icaf strategy day june 30 -main chikdren networks include uganda and nigeria

major contributors to youth hack world bank 5 athgo 14 august

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