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Zenebe Uraguchi, February 2017 0

Emerging impacts in using a systemic approach to enhance youth employment

Zenebe Uraguchi Currently, about 73 million youth worldwide are looking for work. Those who succeed in finding employment are typically hired into low-skilled, low-productivity positions, often in the informal sector. For those who don’t find work, the impact of long-term unemployment can be devastating and have long-lasting impacts, putting social cohesion at threat. In many

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Zenebe Uraguchi, December 2016 2

We left ten years ago and business is still thriving!

C.K. Rao, Joy Elamon & Zenebe Uraguchi It is rare to go back after sometime and review if a project’s work did really contribute to meaningful and durable impacts. Often implementers and donors say that they do not have the time and financial resources to do post-project reflections. In this blog post, we share the

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Zenebe Uraguchi, October 2016 0

‘Live to Tell’: some reflections on the occasion of the 2016 International Day for Disaster Reduction

Saleemul Huq and Zenebe Uraguchi The wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada in May 2016 consumed more than 2,400 structures and nearly 600,000 hectares of forest. Considered as Canada’s costliest disaster, it was a case showing the need to have proactive (and not reactive) disaster risk management measures in place –fire risk maps for ensuring

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