By Fiona Macaulay from Making Cents International, Oct 7, 2014 08:42am
Originally posted on Devex.com, September 22, 2014.
By Michelle Frain-Muldoon and Anne Greteman from Making Cents International, Oct 6, 2014
Despite the role that girls and women play in driving economic growth being widely acknowledged, it seems in practice, development programmes haven’t kept pace.
By Sarah Green & Branka Minic from Making Cents International , Oct 1, 2014 04:06pm
According to the recently released United Nations report (“World Urbanization Prospects”), more than half of humanity now lives in cities. Today, 54% of the world’s population, 3.9 billion people, resides in urban areas, compared to only 30% back in 1950. The report predicts that cities will add an additional 2.5 billion people by 2050, with nearly 90% of this increase happening in Asia and Africa.
By Ami Thakkar from RTI, Sep 22, 2014 05:39pm
This year’s Workforce Development Track of the Making Cents conference saw more than a tenfold increase in proposal submissions and will feature a record number of panelists across nine distinct workforce themed panels. The lineup of proposals and participants provides terrific insight into the range and diversity of workforce issues that the development community and countries at large are grappling with, including public private partnerships, work-based learning interventions, soft-skills measurement, technology applications, career development practices and mentorship programs.
By Matthew French from JBS International, Inc., 2014
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.
By Making Cents International, Jul, 2014
This technical brief on how to effectively evaluate youth economic opportunities programming is developed by Making Cents International’s Collaborative Learning & Action Institute for Increased Youth Economic Opportunities and forms part of our State of the Field in Youth Economic Opportunities technical brief series.
By USAID, Nov, 2014
Originally posted in USAID Office of Education Newsletter (November 2014).
USAID Employees Play Integral Role in Youth Economic Opportunities Summit
Summit Aims to Improve Impact, Scale and Sustainability of Youth Economic Opportunity Programming
Feb 25, 2015 (02:00pm to 04:00pm)
Beginning this February, FHI 360 will offer practitioners the opportunity to present projects for feature at a USAID officer training: Workforce Development for Youth Employment: Program Design for Latin America and the Caribbean. Over the past year, Workforce Connections has developed and delivered two 3-day trainings for USAID officers from missions around the world.
By Timothy Nourse and Branka Minic from Making Cents International, Dec 17, 2014 07:47pm
In collaboration and with the support of the Citi Foundation, Making Cents International brought together an expert stakeholder group to discuss challenges and opportunities at the nexus of urbanization and youth economic opportunity development.
By Making Cents International, Nov, 2014
In collaboration and with the support of the Citi Foundation, Making Cents International is leading an expert stakeholder discussion on Friday, November 14, 2014 to start to answer these questions and explore new opportunities for partnership, knowledge-building, and greater impact at the nexus of urbanization and youth economic opportunity development.