Invisible lives: understanding youth livelihoods in Ghana and Uganda

This research highlights the absence of formal employment opportunities facing millions of young Africans, as well as the complexity they face in establishing sustainable and productive livelihoods. Drawing on research with young people from rural Ghana and Uganda aged 18-24, this report documents how rural young people pursue 'mixed livelihoods' to generate income, combining temporary and seasonal work in the informal and formal sectors by working for themselves and others, in household agricultural production, and on social and reproductive activities, such as looking after children, cooking ... Show more

Authors: Williams, Tricia; Pompa, Claudia

Published: Toronto, Ontario, Master Card Foundation, 2017

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 35 p.

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