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What's the DDT Toolkit: Learn more about it!

Demand-Driven Training for youth employment programs build job-relevant skills valued by employers and useful for self-employment by offering both pre-employment skills development and some form of on-the- job training.

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Tell Me a Story: A Tool for Youth Skills Development and Violence Prevention

IREX, FHI 360

In Tunisia, IREX and FHI 360 are engaging youth in storytelling as a means for building empathy, a key cross-sectoral soft skill proven to support violence prevention.

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The Three L's: Fueling Youth-Led Social and Economic Growth Through Livelihoods, Leadership, and Life Skills

GBRI Eat Fresh, Mkami Ltd., DAI, Feed the Future Tanzania

In this session, Tanzanian youth and representatives from DAI will share their experiences and lead discussions about USAID’s Feed the Future

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Putting South Africa to Work: The Role of the Jobs Fund in Supporting Enterprise Development

Genisis Analytics

The Jobs Fund is a R9 billion fund established by the South African Government in 2011, which aims to catalyze job creation through structured partnerships with private organizations and enterprises.

It's Impossible to Break the Glass Ceiling If You Can't Get in the Door: Increasing Women's Workforce Participation in Afghanistan

Chemonics International

In this breakout session, facilitators will present the findings of a workplace obstacles assessment conducted by USAID’s Women in Government (WIG) project in Afghanistan.

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No Longer a Last Resort: Transitioning Youth into the Workforce through Strengthened TVET Education in Ethiopia and Kenya

Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA), Dalhousie University, Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan)

Technical Educational and Vocational Training (TVET) institutions are key players in the youth employment market system and central to the strategies of governments worldwide to increasing economic opportunities for youth

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Youth Economic Opportunities and Violence in Central America

Making Cents International, International Development Research Centre, National Scientific & Technical Research Council, FLASCO Costa Rica, Fundacion Salvador del Mundo (FUSALMO)

 

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Evaluation of Impact: The Rockefeller Foundation’s Digital Jobs Africa Initiative

The Rockafeller Foundation

In 2013, the United Nations projected that Africa would be home to over 40 percent of the global youth population by 2030. The challenge of how to successfully absorb these young people into the formal economy became top of mind for governments, policymakers and development practitioners.

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Creating Jobs Through Enterprise Development: Lessons From an Impact Study on Selected Projects from the Jobs Fund Enterprise Development Portfolio

The Jobs Fund

Small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) have been acknowledged as important contributors to economic growth and vehicles of job creation in both developed and developing countries. Furthermore, local communities can benefit from the presence of SMMEs as they assist in stabilising local economies, improving resilience, and providing a base of economic activity. 3 However, SMMEs tend to face a number of constraints that prohibit them from growing into sustainable businesses.

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