Tag Archive | Employment

More Than 10 Million Jobless Employed Under Ethiopia’s 1st Growth Plan

Addis Ababa, 08 October , 2015 (WIC) — More than 10 million unemployed Ethiopians found jobs in the first Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-1) which ended earlier this year, according to the Federal Micro and Small Enterprises Development Agency. The achievement exceeded the target set for the five-year plan period, the agency’s director-general, Geremeskel Chala, said […]

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Helping solve Africa’s poverty puzzle

From The Brookings Institution This blog is the third of a four-part series highlighting themes from “The Last Mile in Ending Extreme Poverty,” a book published this month by Brookings Institution Press. As President Obama embarks on his fourth trip to Africa this week, he may reflect on his State of the Union address of 2013. […]

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From The Brookings Institution: Getting millions to learn: Providing practical and entrepreneurial education in Uganda

  SERIES: Getting millions to learn | Number 6  Jenny Perlman Robinson | April 22, 2015 12:33pm I have met many educational leaders in the midst of our Millions Learning project, but I find particularly inspiring those who are young, ambitious, bold, and impatient to see results. One such group is the founders of the nongovernmental organization Educate!, which develops Ugandan […]

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