Facilitating Youth Success in Context: Using Systemic Approaches to Create Opportunities in the Informal Economy
The construction sector is booming around the world, providing lucrative employment opportunities for young people. However, construction work takes place primarily in the informal sector in many places. How can systems thinking be applied to better prepare youth to take advantage of this growth? In this session, researchers, implementers and the private sector provided practical, market-based strategies to sustainably increase youth opportunities in the informal economy, drawn from experience in the construction sector in Ghana.