This presentation will report on a new project that is constructing an innovative policy-facing ‘what works’ toolkit for youth employment in Africa. The project comprises (i) an update of our existing youth employment evidence and gap map by the team at Makerere (ii) a quantitative review with component network meta-analysis by South African researchers from UCT and Stellenbosch, and (iii) a qualitative review by researchers from Makerere, which support the construction of the what works toolkit. The toolkit is an interactive, easy to use tool, intended for decision-makers about the effectiveness of different approaches to increasing youth employment. All these products will be presented in the panel.
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