Youth Watch 2012: Problem or Promise? Harnessing Youth Potential in Uganda


The Youth Watch 2012 report for Uganda is a wide-ranging study of the aspirations and challenges of Uganda’s youth, published by BRAC in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation.

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Why Measuring Child-Level Impacts Can Achieve Lasting Economic Change

FHI 360

More than 600 million children in developing countries live on less than US$1 a day. Children are deeply affected by poverty, and some effects of poverty, particularly in early childhood, have life-long consequences. The fight for long-term poverty alleviation must account for children’s wellbeing in order to sustainably reduce individuals’ and communities’ vulnerability to the persistent effects of poverty.

Viable Economic Opportunities for Rural Youth: Understanding Rural Youth Perspectives and Rural Development Strategies

Making Cents International
Mar 18, 2014 (10:00am to 11:00am)

Webinar Speaker(s):
Dr. Nana Akua Anyidoho, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Ghana (Ghana)
Paul Sparks, Program Manager of the Research & Evaluation Unit at BRAC (Uganda)
MODERATED BY: Hillary Proctor, Senior Specialist of Capacity Building & Rural Livelihoods at Making Cents International (USA)

In Case You Missed It: Key Take-Aways from "Youth Engagement in Economic Opportunities in Rural Areas" ApplyIt! Webinar

Making Cents International

Making Cents International organized this webinar to offer practical strategies and tools for engaging young people in rural development initiatives.

In Case You Missed It: Apply It! Webinar with Chemonics “Moving from Mobile Money to Digital Financial Services for Financial Inclusion”

Chemonics International

Learn about the latest  efforts for greater financial inclusion as John Owens from Chemonics International shares updates on the growing shift from mobile money to broader digital financial services to promote financial inclusion. The broader services includes electronic funds transfers, debit/ATM cards, and agent banking.

Shaping The Future – Realising the potential of informal learning through mobile


mLearning has a crucial role to play in improving the education and life prospects of young people in emerging markets. This report explores the day-to-day lives of young people and gives voice to their aspirations, employment and learning needs. It demonstrates that the time is right for the mobile industry, international development community and Governments to collaborate and create services that will have a profound, lifelong impact on the lives of young people. With a focus on Ghana, Morocco, Uganda and India, researchers listened to more than 1,200 young people.

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In This Together: The Hidden Cost of Young Adult Unemployment

Young Invincibles

In this report released by Young Invincibles, In this Together: The Hidden Cost of Young Adult Unemployment, examines the real and hidden costs of young adult unemployment to America’s taxpayers and its devastating impact on the economy. According to the report, crisis-level young adult unemployment not only reduces the economic security of a generation, but also drains desperately needed resources from state and federal governments to the tune of $8.9 billion annually.

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Project Impact Winners: Lessons from the field

Youth Employment Network (YEN)

The Youth Employment Network (YEN) is pleased to announce the winners of the Project Impact Lessons From the Field contest. Click on the project to view the Smart Notes from our winners to see how they made a difference to youth employment and business within their community.