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
Role of Land Access in Youth Migration and Youth Employment Decisions : Empirical Evidence from Rural Nigeria
Published on February 27, 2019
Ghebru, Amare, Mavrotas, and Ogunniyi, 2019. Role of Land Access in Youth Migration and Youth Employment Decisions. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Paper 126. East Lansing, Michigan State University.
Published on February 15, 2019
Research Highlights, Myanmar 15: Zin Wai Aung, Hnin Ei Win, Zaw Min Naing and Soe Thu Lin, February 2019.
Published on November 28, 2018
F. Kwame Yeboah, T.S. Jayne, Keynote Presentation at the 5th Annual ReNAPRI Stakeholders Conference, Zanzibar, Tanzania, November 28, 2018
Published on November 23, 2018
Milu Muyanga, T. S. Jayne, Kwame Yeboah, Ayala Wineman, Antony Chapoto, Divan Vanderwesthuisen, Presentation at International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) - Kenya Nairobi, November 23, 2018