Blogs

1 - 10 of 83 results

Pushing the Limits: Lessons from CARE on Market Systems Approaches, Food Security, and Resilience

Grounded in an overview of CARE’s approach to resilience, this session featured evidence and lessons learned from some of CARE’s most successful market engagement initiatives.

Why Measuring Child-Level Impacts Can Achieve Lasting Economic Change

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.

Help a Child Learn Financial Literacy

OVERVIEW

Infographic: International Financial Inclusion Funding

In 2012, at least $29 billion was committed by international funders to advance more inclusive financial systems in developing countries.

Startup Weekend 2014

Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups!

The Urgency and Opportunity of Global Youth Workforce Development

Reposted here with permission from CSIS
Original Posting Date: Jan 23, 2014

This commentary is a follow-up to the CSIS Chevron Forum on Global Youth Workforce Development on January 15th, which the authors participated in. The video of the event can be watched here.

How to Create Economic Opportunities and Jobs for Youth in 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the fastest growing youth populations in the world.  The absolute number of working-age Africans will grow by 14 million in 2014 alone.  Countries in the region are looking to take advantage of this demographic dividend—a situation where there are more working-age members of the population than dependents or non-working-age members of the population.

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

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

Making Cents International's Apply It! Rural Webinar Series

 

Apply It! Rural Youth Webinar Series was designed as a continuation of the “Spotlight on Rural Youth” from the 2013 Global Youth Economic Opportunities Conference. The conference convened more than 400 participants from over 50 countries and included a "Deep Dive into Economic Opportunities for Rural Youth". You can look forward to more sessions on this and other priority topics such as youth employment opportunities in the technology and hospitality sectors at the 2014 conference.

Pages

1 - 10 of 83 results