2007 State of the Field in Youth Enterprise, Employment and Livelihoods Development

A Guide for Programming, Policymaking, and Partnership Building

The 2007 “State of the Field” publication is a collection of global knowledge around youth enterprise and livelihoods that was presented at the first-ever Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. It provides insight into programming efforts that increase the number of youth in the workforce, particularly through self-employment, and the ability of youth livelihood programming to achieve greater impact and sustainability through scale-up and replication.