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The Global Youth Wellbeing Index

New Global Youth Wellbeing Index measures 6 domains of youth’s lives including economic opportunity in 30 countries. Read and/or download the report here: Credit: International Youth Foundation (IYF); Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)  

Rapport de Mission de Suivi et de Capitalisation de l’expérience des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Agricoles dans la Région de Mamou

Rapport de Mission de Suivi et de Capitalisation de l’expérience des Jeunes Entrepreneurs Agricoles dans la Région de Mamou

Dans le souci d’encourager et d’accompagner les jeunes producteurs agricoles évoluant dans les zones du Programme National d’Appui aux Acteurs des Filières Agricoles (PNAAFA), l’ONG GYIN-GUINEE a bénéficié d’un financement du PNAAFA en vue de se rendre à Mamou pour identifier et évaluer les besoins des jeunes entrepreneurs agricoles ruraux. Cette mission d’information et de sensibilisation conjointement réalisée
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Launch of the Islamic Development Bank Business Plan Competition

The Islamic Development Bank Group, the largest international leading multilateral financial institution in the Muslim World, has recently introduced the Business Plan Competition for Sub-Saharan African Countries. This initiative, one of the first of its kind, is a Competition dedicated to business entrepreneurs of the Sub-Saharan Africa Region to develop and further refine their business
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Happiness & Youth in Bhutan

Happiness & Youth in Bhutan

March 20th 2014, is the United Nation International Day of Happiness. Established in 2012 by the United Nations General Assembly, the day acknowledges that “the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal” and recognizes “the need for a more inclusive, equitable and balanced approach to economic growth that promotes sustainable development, poverty eradication, happiness
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“I Train Young People to Become Entrepreneurs”- Fatty

“I Train Young People to Become Entrepreneurs”- Fatty

Mbemba Fatty a tailor at Bakadagi village in Upper River Region has said that after taking a loan of D10, 000.000 from the Bakadagi Village and Savings Credit Associations (VISACA). He has now developed a positive attitude towards the development of sustainable enterprise, self employment and social entrepreneurship. According to him, he raised the level of
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Is Social Media the Next Gold Mine for Gambian Youth?

Is Social Media the Next Gold Mine for Gambian Youth?

If someone had told me that a few years ago that using the social media will one day land me a job, I would have totally disagreed with that person, be it an expert, a researcher or a fortuneteller. In fact, this wasn’t because I didn’t know what social media was all about but mainly
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African Hunger Fighters Speaker Series

African Hunger Fighters Speaker Series

Join us March 27, 2014 at noon for the next Hunger Fighters Speaker Series entitled, “What Policies Should Government, Non-Profits and Corporations Develop to Involve More Youths in Agribusiness?”     The Program Book is available here for viewing and also downloadable:     

IFPRI’s PIM Brown Bag Seminar 2014: Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

IFPRI’s PIM Brown Bag Seminar 2014: Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) recently held a discussion on the the recent World Bank report on Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa. The first PIM’s Brown Bag seminar in 2014 took place on February 27 at IFPRI and was dedicated to the topic of Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa. Presenters included Louise Fox, co-author of
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GYIN Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Field Mission to Katanga Province

GYIN Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Field Mission to Katanga Province

Young Congolese need development and guidance for the creation of wealth. There is also a real need to create a supportive environment for the economic empowerment of young people to address teething unemployment especially among the rural youth population. It is in this context that the National Coordination, GYIN DRC, assigned the Managing Director in Charge
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