Higher income, higher productivity and independence from parents are among the most striking results of the Youth Development Project (YDP) implemented in Central Uganda.
This paper distills lessons learned from the Youth Development Project that was jointly designed by the Jacobs Foundation and the Hanns R. Neumann Stiftung (HRNS).
The OECD study supported by the Jacobs Foundation reveals new data on the career expectations of young people, how they have changed since the start of the 21st century, and how they are related to labour market demand.
The story of cocoa in West Africa is largely a story of poverty. Cocoa Interrupted details how social enterprises can play a role in creatively and sustainably addressing the varied needs of cocoa growing communities. The spirit of entrepreneurship, combined with a drive to solve complex social problems, makes social enterprise a natural ally in the effort to tackle the systemic issues associated with the cocoa industry in West Africa.