Partager sur facebook
Partager sur twitter
Partager sur linkedin
Partager sur whatsapp
Partager sur email

The content bellow is available only in French.

publié dans Ressources le 13 juillet 2020

Article – Hard work and hazard: Young people and agricultural commercialisation in Africa

Journal of rural studies

Commercialisation - MarchésEmploiJeunesGhanaTanzanieZimbabweAnalyse, synthèse

Accéder à la ressource

An emerging orthodoxy supports the proposition that the rural economy – built around agriculture but encompassing much more – will serve as sweet spot of employment opportunities for many millions of young people into the foreseeable future. However, our understanding of how rural young people in Africa take advantage of processes of rural transformation or engage with the rural economy is limited. Drawing on qualitative research conducted with 117 rural young people in three country contexts (Ghana, Zimbabwe and Tanzania), this paper reports the findings on the steps and pathways through which young people construct livelihoods in hotspots of agricultural commercialisation. It highlights some key implications for policy seeking to promote youth employment in rural Africa.

Read the paper here

Restez informé⸱e !

Abonnez-vous à nos publications et bulletins pour les recevoir directement dans votre boîte mail.

Autres articles qui pourraient vous intéresser