Labor market


  • Sala Baï Program, or when the hotel industry works to combat poverty

    The effectiveness of this training is recognized by the main local actors in the hotel and catering industry, which guarantees them easier access to the labor market. Training central to development
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  • Vocational integration project for some 20,000 young Ivorians

    The Government of Côte d' Ivoire, with support from AFD, aims to make economic growth coincide with job creation, which includes better matching youth training with labor market needs. Other partners of Côte d' Ivoire also operate in the field of vocational integration, such as the World Bank, with which AFD works closely under the Employment Programs
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    Gender disparities in Africa's labor market. 31/08/2010
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  • News from the Research Department of AFD

    Gender disparities in Africa's labor market. 31/08/2010
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  • The French Development Agency has published a study on child care facilities in Turkey

    As Istanbul has hosted the 1st Women 20 Summit on 16 and 17 October which reaffirmed the importance of women's participation in the labor market, AFD published a study entitled" Supporting Access and Continued Employment of Women by Enhancing Child Care Services in Turkey". In Turkey, women's participation rate in the labor market is increasing but remains low Today, Turkey is the OECD country which has the lowest women participation' s rate in the labor market (about 30 %). This rate should be viewed in the light of the low enrollment of young children (30 % of 3 6 years while the average for OECD countries is above 80 %). However, many studies highlight the positive correlation between these two variables: a developed offer of child care services generally allows the increase of women participation in the labor market (which is itself a growth factor)
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  • 4th Strategic Objective : Promoting equal access to employment.

    The country has set an ambitious economic target: to be one of the world' s top 10 economies by 2023. To achieve this, one of the conditions is to increase women's participation in the labor market (their participation rate is below 30 %, i.e. the lowest among OECD countries). AFD's strategy consequently consists in promoting gender equality in terms of opportunities to access to the labor market and contributing to reducing all types of barriers that women can encounter in the employment sector
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  • Claire ZANUSO

    She joined AFD evaluation unit in 2016. She is currently in charge of impact studies and focuses in particular on urban development and labour markets issues. Her thesis was about the impact of natural disasters on households ' vulnerability, coping strategies and labour market behaviour
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  • Africa's Demographic Transition: Dividend or Disaster

    The demographic transition particularly the speed with which it takes place and the economic and human development policies that accompany it-can power the next wave of economic growth with healthier and better educated youth cohorts that enter expanding labor markets and contribute to improved financial markets
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  • AFD is financing Côte d'Ivoire's Youth Education, Training and Integration program

    Integrating over 18 000 youth into the labor market... Finally, a EUR 15 5m budget has been allocated to integrate over 18 000 young people into the labor market
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  • AFD is financing Côte d'Ivoire's Youth Education, Training and Integration program

    Integrating over 18 000 youth into the labor market In higher education, public universities are saturated as a result of the fivefold increase in the number of students in 20 years... Finally, a EUR 15 5m budget has been allocated to integrate over 18 000 young people into the labor market
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