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(Rural) employment in Ethiopia: trends, prospects, and policies for more/better employment. Tom Bundervoet, World Bank.Ethiopia. 2018

MAIN TAKEAWAYS

•Urban areas (youth) have been doing well

•Rural youth less so:

–Little to no education

–Little access to land: Underemployed in unpaid labor

–Large numbers (70 million Ethiopians below age 30)

•Response will need progress in all sectors (agriculture, industry, services), but RNFE:

–Basic education & agricultural productivity crucial

–Town development and rural connectivity for rural nonfarm enterprises

–Mobility for employment and better living standards

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