Africa’s large and fast-growing youth population is considered one of its greatest assets, with a central role to play in shaping the development of the continent. Yet, young Africans face numerous challenges that affect their livelihoods and make it difficult for them to thrive.
The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) has what it takes to tackle these challenges by creating more jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities for young men and women. A new International Trade Centre (ITC) report, explores how youth stand to benefit from the creation of a single market and promotion of key sectors, including manufacturing, agriculture and services. Read More.