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World Bank highlights African youth agripreneurship research by MSU

Published: Saturday, 22 Jul 2017
Author: Danielle Fowler
Department: Office of the Dean

Africa's global political and economic impact, and young Africans' share of the labor force, are both going to increase in the next 20 years. But, more than half of Africa's unemployed and underemployed population are youth.

Research by Michigan State University, in collaboration with the Mastercard Foundation, examines the potential for African agrifood systems to provide employment opportunities for Africa's youth, focusing on Tanzania, Rwanda and Nigeria. The research is presented in the Agrifood Youth Employment and Engagement Study, or AgYees.

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