IYF Blog - Posts in youthmap assessment


How to Avoid a Society of Anger for Youth in Africa

Does a youthful population lead to insecurity?

This question was central to the discussion at the IYF/CSIS event A Youth 3D Panel: Youth &...

Seeing Tanzania's Elections from the Youth Perspective

Presidential elections took place last week in Tanzania, considered a stable presence in East Africa. While at least one media outlet has identified “youths” as causing sporadic unrest after the announcement that the incumbent party had retained power, it is important to put youth participation into context.

Engaging African Youth as Part of the Solution

Events Explore Challenges & Solutions to Youth Unemployment in Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo

More than 100 Zambian youth and key stakeholders from the private and public sectors recently convened in the capital city of Lusaka to discuss issues...

IYF’s YouthMap Program Releases Second Study on African Youth

The US Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and Uganda’s Ministry of Gender, Labour, and Social Development, has released a new study to inform its programming on youth-centered activities and...