ILO - Youth Employment Network (YEN) – Demand For Youth Labour in Senegal and Ghana#

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Published on July 21, 2009

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This Youth Employment Network (YEN) presentation is assessing the demand for Youth Labour: A study on private sector demand in Senegal and Ghana. More information on:

YEN works to engage, educate and motivate actors to provide improved employment opportunities for youth. It is a platform and service provider focusing on policy advice, innovative pilot projects, knowledge sharing, and brokering partnerships. YEN makes use of its core agency partners’ know how and resources and ensures youth participation in delivering its services.

Assessing Demand for Youth Labour: A study on private sector demand in Senegal and Ghana Markus Pilgrim Youth Employment Network June 8th, 2009 Washington DC

Motivation 2 2

Objectives & Design 3

Results (1) 1. Demand for entry level jobs in the next 5 years: 13,300 in Senegal and 6,200 in Ghana 2. Sectors with highest youth labor demand: 4

Results (2) 3. Minimum skills requirements 5

Results (3) 4. Barriers to employing youth 6

Conclusions General conclusions: 2. Difficulty in covering biggest employer, i.e. the informal sector 3. There are job opportunities for youth 4. There is a skills gap Lessons for design of youth employment programs: 7. Combined programs on soft skills and internships 8. Employment fairs 9. Make an offer to companies on CSR, e.g. mentorships 10. Adopt educational/training programs to market needs 7

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