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Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Overview (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Filmer, Deon; Fox, Louise; Brooks, Karen; Goyal, Aparajita; Mengistae, Taye; Premand, Patrick; Ringold, Dena; Sharma, Siddharth; Zorya, Sergiy French

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Abrege (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Filmer, Deon; Fox, Louise; Brooks, Karen; Goyal, Aparajita; Mengistae, Taye; Premand, Patrick; Ringold, Dena; Sharma, Siddharth; Zorya, Sergiy English

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Full report (English)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Filmer, Deon; Fox, Louise; Brooks, Karen; Goyal, Aparajita; Mengistae, Taye; Premand, Patrick; Ringold, Dena; Sharma, Siddharth; Zorya, Sergiy French

Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Rapport complet (French)

Sub-Saharan Africa has just experienced one of the best decades of growth since the 1960s. Between 2000 and 2012, gross domestic product (GDP) grew more than 4.5 percent a year on average, compared to around 2 percent in the prior 20 years (World Bank various years). ... See More +

Publication 84083 JAN 01, 2014

Filmer, Deon; Fox, Louise; Brooks, Karen; Goyal, Aparajita; Mengistae, Taye; Premand, Patrick; Ringold, Dena; Sharma, Siddharth; Zorya, Sergiy English

Urban labor markets in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

The population of Sub-Saharan Africa stood at 854 million in 2010. Annual population growth averaged 2.5 percent, with a relatively high sustained fertility rate, fostered by the fact that two-thirds of the population is under 25. ... See More +

Publication 78680 JUN 07, 2013

De Vreyer, Philippe; Barlet, Muriel; Bocquier, Philippe; Antoine, Philippe

Securing Africa's land for shared prosperity : a program to scale up reforms and investments (English)

This book covers land administration and reform in Sub-Saharan Africa, and is highly relevant to all developing countries around the world. It provides simple, practical steps to turn the hugely controversial subject of "land grabs" into a development opportunity by improving land governance to reduce the risks of dispossessing poor landholders while ensuring mutually beneficial investors' deals. ... See More +

Publication 78085 JAN 01, 2013

Byamugisha, Frank F. K.

Enterprising women : expanding economic opportunities in Africa (English)

This book brings together new household and enterprise data from 41 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa to inform policy makers and practitioners about ways to expand women entrepreneurs' economic opportunities. ... See More +

Publication 78299 JAN 01, 2013

Hallward-Driemeier, Mary

Empowering women : legal rights and economic opportunities in Africa (English)

This book looks at the effect of legal and economic rights on women's economic opportunities. It focuses on entrepreneurship because women in Africa are active entrepreneurs, and the links between property rights and the ability to enter contracts in one's own name affect entrepreneurial activities. ... See More +

Publication 73071 OCT 04, 2012

Driemeier, Mary Hallward; Hasan, Tazeen

Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs (English)

The World Bank's strategy for Africa's future recognizes the central importance of industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the consequent creation of productive jobs for Africans, which have long been a preoccupation of African leaders and policy makers. ... See More +

Publication 67209 JAN 01, 2012

Dinh, Hinh T.; Palmade, Vincent; Cossar, Frances; Chandra, Vandana

Structural transformation and rural change revisited challenges for late developing countries in a globalizing world (English)

Structural transformation and rural change revisited challenges for a late developing country in a Globalizing World is an extremely thorough and important contribution to this renewal of structural economics. ... See More +

Publication 70985 JAN 01, 2012

White, Eric Thomas; Losch, Bruno; Freguin-Gresh, Sandrine

Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs : L’industrie legere en Afrique : politiques ciblees pour susciter l’investissement prive et creer des emplois (French)

The World Bank's strategy for Africa's future recognizes the central importance of industrialization in Sub-Saharan Africa, and the consequent creation of productive jobs for Africans, which have long been a preoccupation of African leaders and policy makers. ... See More +

Publication 67209 JAN 01, 2012

Dinh, Hinh T.; Palmade, Vincent; Cossar, Frances; Chandra, Vandana English

Challenges for African agriculture (English)

This book uses terms family farms and smallholder agriculture interchangeably. The Food and Agriculture Organization estimates the agricultural population in Sub-Saharan Africa (excluding South Africa) for 2003 to be 409 million. ... See More +

Publication 75890 JAN 10, 2011

Deveze, Jean-Claude

Gender disparities in Africa's labor market (English)

The main aim of this book is to help fill the gap in current knowledge about the nature, the extent, and some of the root causes of gender disparities in Africa, showing what can be revealed about the application of standard and less standard tools and methods to existing survey and national account data. ... See More +

Publication 57866 AUG 05, 2010

Filipiak, Ewa; Arbache, Jorge Saba; Kolev, Alexandre

Africa's infrastructure : a time for transformation (English)

This study is part of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world's knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. ... See More +

Publication 52102 DEC 01, 2009

Foster, Vivien; Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia

Africa's infrastructure : a time for transformation (French)

This study is part of the Africa Infrastructure Country Diagnostic (AICD), a project designed to expand the world's knowledge of physical infrastructure in Africa. ... See More +

Publication 52102 DEC 01, 2009

Foster, Vivien; Briceno-Garmendia, Cecilia English

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Overview (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication French
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 1 of 2) : Abrege (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication English
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Full report (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication French
Youth employment in Sub-Saharan Africa (Vol. 2 of 2) : Rapport complet (French)
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JAN 01, 2014 84083 Publication English
Urban labor markets in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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JUN 07, 2013 78680 Publication
Securing Africa's land for shared prosperity : a program to scale up reforms and investments (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78085 Publication
Enterprising women : expanding economic opportunities in Africa (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78299 Publication
Empowering women : legal rights and economic opportunities in Africa (English)
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OCT 04, 2012 73071 Publication
Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 67209 Publication
Structural transformation and rural change revisited challenges for late developing countries in a globalizing world (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 70985 Publication
Light manufacturing in Africa : targeted policies to enhance private investment and create jobs : L’industrie legere en Afrique : politiques ciblees pour susciter l’investissement prive et creer des emplois (French)
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JAN 01, 2012 67209 Publication English
Challenges for African agriculture (English)
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JAN 10, 2011 75890 Publication
Gender disparities in Africa's labor market (English)
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AUG 05, 2010 57866 Publication
Africa's infrastructure : a time for transformation (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 52102 Publication
Africa's infrastructure : a time for transformation (French)
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DEC 01, 2009 52102 Publication English