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USIU scholar identifies reforms necessary for job creation

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dc.contributor.author Standard Reporter
dc.contributor.author Wambalaba, Francis W
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-12T17:40:24Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-12T17:40:24Z
dc.date.issued 2016-03-07
dc.identifier.uri http://erepo.usiu.ac.ke/11732/2366
dc.description A Newspaper article on Standard Newspaper about Prof. Francis Wambalaba's Remarks in an Interview with the Daily Newspaper reporter. en_US
dc.description.abstract United States International University-Africa Scholar has challenged government officials to work on the education and skill development reforms to address youth unemployment in the country. It is estimated that unemployment among young adults aged 16 to 22 is very high in sub-Saharan Africa, where young people make up 37 percent of the working-age population and 60 percent s of the total number of unemployed. “It is critical and is by large evidence deficient. Critical education and skill development reforms are important not only in Kenya, but the world as a whole to unleash the development potential of its youthful population,” said Associate DVC USIU-Africa Prof. Francis Wambalaba “Accelerated and inclusive economic growth will create the decent jobs that the continent urgently needs to graduate into middle or upper middle income economies.” He was speaking on the sidelines of a public discussion dubbed the Science Policy Café. The session was aimed at discussing the challenges and opportunities for youth development and education reforms in general. In particular, the deliberations focused on higher education reforms and the mainstreaming of transferable skills in formal school curriculum. Read more at: http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/business/article/2000194155/usiu-scholar-identifies-reforms-necessary-for-job-creation en_US
dc.publisher Standard Newspaper en_US
dc.title USIU scholar identifies reforms necessary for job creation en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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