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Development Implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment prospects for Uganda’s youth in the Middle East
The brief examines the likely effects of COVID-19 on Uganda’s semi-skilled youth searching for employment opportunities in the Middle East. Ugandans employed as either semi-skilled or manual labourers in the Middle East ...
Skills mix for young entrepreneurs: The right way to go
(Economic Policy Research Centre, 2015)
Provision of skills training has been identified by Government of Uganda as one of the major initiatives to be undertaken to make youth more enterprising while addressing the skills mismatch employers are grappling with. ...
Grants Vs Loans! What works best for young entrepreneurs?
Access to formal financial services remains limited in Uganda. Only 4 percent of the youth accessed credit and borrowed from formal banking institutions. As a result, youth are increasingly accessing microcredit to finance ...