Youth Employment Problems

A Discussion of Policy Issues with Special Reference to the African Experience

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This paper reviews and assesses policy issues which may influence youth employment particularly in Africa.




This paper is one of a series of occasional papers on youth employment being published by the Commonwealth Secretariat as part of the Commonwealth Youth Programme. It has been prepared by Professor Philip Mbithi, Department of Sociology, University of Nairobi, Kenya, and is based on a paper he presented at the recent CYP Seminar on National Youth Programmes and National Service in Africa.


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