Tag: youth unemployment in Ghana

International Youth Day 2012: Asserting our will to strengthen partnership among Youth for agricultural development

By Marina This joint statement on the occasion of International Youth Day, 12 August, comes from a group of youth networks involved in rural and agricultural development with the support of the following organizations FAO, IFAD, WFP, CTA. “Building a Better World: Partnering with Youth” – the theme of International Youth Day 2012 – is a perfect expression of our… Read more →

YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT AND JOB CREATION IN GHANA

The problem of youth unemployment and underemployment is a major developmental challenge here in Ghana. There are record high levels of graduate and non-graduate youth unemployment rates standing as high as 20% (2008 World Factbook) and for the rural youth, job availability is still a fantasy. Employment creation remains a major priority in the country’s development agenda as it is… Read more →