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Tech Meets Agriculture at #Hack4Ag in Uganda

From The World Bank

Kampala, Uganda— Cellphone usage is expanding in Sub-Saharan Africa, and paving the way for information and communication technologies (ICT) to modernize and boost productivity in the region’s agricultural sector.   Apps like Kilimo Salama, which provides farmers with updated climate data, as well as Vet Africa, which helps diagnose livestock diseases, are already […]

27 January 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

New Rural School Building Spurs Interest in Education in Bamyan Province

From the World Bank

Story Highlights

A new school building with proper facilities in Bamyan Province is providing not only shelter to students but also motivation to parents to enroll their children in school.

The school was built and equipped by grants from the Second Education Quality Improvement Program, implemented by the Ministry of Education

The program, supported by […]

22 January 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Reimagining Learning with the Open Learning Campus

From World Bank


Follow the event on Twitter with #OLC & #OpenLearning and here:

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. (ET) / 15:00 – 16:30 (GMT) or convert time
Location: Preston Auditorium, World Bank Group HQ & Online

The Open Learning Campus is an online destination for development learning that will build the […]

11 January 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

UN Youth Envoy proud partner of 2nd Annual World Bank Group Youth Summit

The theme of the second annual World Bank Group Youth Summit taking place on the eve of the IMF-World Bank Annual Meetings was “The Need for Open and Responsive Governments.” The Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth was proud to collaborate on this initiative that brought together high-level plenary sessions and tailored workshops […]

7 October 2014|Envoy’s news|

New training programme to improve employment options for 15 thousand Bolivian youth

19 May 2014|News for Youth|

Africa’s Youth Employment Challenge Addressed by New UN Report

31 January 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|

UN Envoy on Youth meets with the President of the World Bank

23 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

The Envoy on Youth speaks at the World Bank’s Youth Summit in Washington

23 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

World Bank Infographic: Jobs for Youth

11 October 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|