The future of rural youth in developing countries: tapping the potential of local value chains

Rural youth constitute over half of the youth population in developing countries and will continue to increase in the next 35 years. Without rural transformation and green industrialisation happening fast enough to create more wage employment in a sustainable manner, the vast majority of rural youth in developing countries have little choice but to work in poorly paid and unstable jobs or to migrate. As household dietary pattern is changing, new demands by a rising middle class for diversified and processed foods are creating new job opportunities in food-related manufacturing and services. Ag ... Show more

Corporate authors: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Published: Paris, France, OECD, 2018

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 98 p.

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