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Uganda: Are green jobs the answer to youth unemployment?

By (MAURICE MUHWEZI) The burden of youth unemployment could be reduced by what has become to be called Green Jobs. “If you are engaged in doing eco-stoves, recycling paper, garbage, ecotourism, planting trees, you are cleaning the environment without harming it, those jobs that reduce pollution, improve energy efficiency, respond to occupational safety, you are engaged in green jobs,” […]

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Ugandan Government should promote agriculture to reduce youth unemployment

By Samantha Byarugaba The growth of the agricultural sector has the potential to absorb unemployed youth directly through engagement in farming and indirectly through providing services in agro-based industries. Uganda is renown for good equatorial climate and fertile soils. These factors make a case for supporting and sustaining agricultural sector in the country quite realistic. However, Uganda’s agriculture seems to […]