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A Demand-Driven Training Toolkit for Youth Employment

More than 60% of Africa’s population is under 25 years of age, making sub-Saharan Africa the world’s youngest region. By 2030, it will be home to more than one-quarter of the world’s under-25 population. As this young population – the best-educated and globally connected the continent has ever had – enters the world of work, Africa has a demographic opportunity. However, the region can only leverage this opportunity by unlocking latent talent and preparing its people for the future of work. “More than 60% of Africa’s population is under 25 years of age.” Recognizing the challenge of youth unemployment, and particularly in Africa, the Rockefeller Foundation launched its Digital Jobs Africa (D