Improving the Investment Architecture for Africa’s Youth in 2015 and Beyond
Changing the situation of Africa’s youth will require high levels of commitment both within the nations of Africa and the rich countries of the world. Fortunately, across Africa, there is growing recognition of the centrality of youth issues in the development agenda
Despite their numerical majority, young people in Africa are still confronted with significant obstacles to participating in economic, social and political circles.
The challenges of getting an education, earning a productive and sustainable livelihood, and having a healthy lifestyle continue to draw back progress towards tapping the potential of Africa’s youth for the continent’s development in the face of low life expectancy, weak infrastructure, and poor economic development in the region.