JBS International, Inc.
My name is Matthew French and I work for JBS International, Inc. This blog draws upon research conducted under contract with USAID’s office of Education (read the full youth engagement report here), as well as my own experiences working with young people.
Discussion held at the 2018 Seattle Food Tank Sumit on MArch 17, in partnershi[ with Seattle Universty, Food Action, Grub, the Environmental Working Group, and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Journal of Education and Work
‘Enterprise’ has increasingly become part of the United Kingdom’s political grammar and efforts to develop entrepreneurial traits and activities in young people have been a key strand of this policy focus. As the 2008 economic recession saw a curtailed youth labour market, enterprise emerged as an appealing policy ‘solution’ to youth unemployment. Traditional measures of enterprise chart the numbers of new businesses and their survival rates.
International Youth Foundation
On August 12, I had the opportunity to march through the streets of Arusha, Tanzania, with over 300 young women and men as p
Cogent Social Sciences
In this qualitative case study, the perceived impacts of workshops and internships provided by a Hong Kong-based non-governmental organization (NGO) working to improve the lives of disadvantaged youth were explored and descriptively presented. Data were derived from a combination of individual youth and teacher interviews, coupled with a youth focus group. Themes within the findings were developed by exploring individual perceptions of the influence that participation in workshops and internships had on reducing social barriers and addressing social issues for the youth.
The New Times
In an era of globalisation and liberalisation of goods and services, there has been surge inflows of the population in the form of temporary and permanent migration all over the world. Due to immigration there has been increase in cultural assimilation and cultural diffusion leading to cultural diversity among nations receiving them.
Tanzania and Africa’s development at large lies with the well-being of its today’s children and youth.
The prospect of socio-economic transformation of the continent rests with investing in the young people of the continent.
Today’s investment in youth and children is tomorrow’s peace, stability, security, democracy, and sustainable development including reaping the demographic dividend.
International Fund for Agricultural Development
In 2030, young people will make up around 15 per cent of the world’s population, and rural youth about 6 per cent.
The Sawa World Day celebrates local solutions that can transform the lives of vulnerable youth everywhere.
NPR, The World Band, SESEWA, Garage Hub
That the world of work is changing is undisputed.