With 62% of Africa’s population being under 25 years of age, youth employment is crucial.
Early findings show that the productivity of youth labor (and rural labor in general) employed in both farming and non-farming sectors is significantly influenced by local farmland distribution patterns. Strategies that effectively improve productivity and profitability of farming are critical to expanding employment opportunities and improving youth livelihoods.
Publications and Presentations
Access to Productive Land and Youth Livelihoods: Factors Influencing Youth Decision to Exit From Far
Published on February 14, 2018
N.S.Y. Mdoe (SUA), C.G. Magomba (SUA), M. Muyanga (MSU), T.S. Jayne (MSU), I.J. Minde (MSU) and T. Mwisomba, Dodoma, Tanzania, February 14-16, 2018
Published on February 8, 2018
Milu Muyanga, Abeokuta, APRA, Ogun State, Nigeria February 8, 2018
Published on January 30, 2018
TS Jayne, M. Muyanga, K. Yeboah, F. Dzanku, N. Mdoe, T. Shonhe, Bellville, South Africa, January 30–31, 2018
Published on January 25, 2018
T.S. Jayne and Holger Kray, World Bank Senior Leadership, Paris, France, January 25, 2018
Published on January 11, 2018
Thomas Reardon, FAO, Rome, January 11, 2018