EU-SPS, in partnership with the ILO, organized a workshop to discuss analytical findings based on the Social Protection Policy Option Tool (SPPOT) in October 2017 in Lomé, Togo.
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This report provides an exhaustive overview of the situation of young people in terms of social inclusion and well-being. Based on the results of the analysis, concrete policy recommendations are proposed in order to maximize government action in favor of youth.
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This brochure explains in 60 seconds the main findings of the Review of Youth Welfare and Policies in Togo. This study provides an in-depth analysis of the situation of young people in terms of social inclusion and well-being. Concrete public policy recommendations are proposed to maximize the impact of government action in favor of youth.
Togo’s economy slowed to 5% growth in 2016 from 5.3% in 2015, due to lower government investment and less port activity. The government’s 2017-19 economic programme aims to reduce public debt from 76% of GDP in 2016 to 56.4% by 2021. The government is raising money for a 2016-18 industrial programme to boost agroindustry and set up an entrepreneur fund.
On 28 September 2016, the OECD Development Center in partnership with the Ministry of Grassroots Development, Crafts, Youth, and Youth Employment, and the Delegation of the European Union (DUE) organized a workshop to present and discuss the results of the studies on the inclusion and well-being of young people.
In 2010, in Togo, young people (15-35 years) accounted for 36% of the total population, more than half of whom were women and living in rural areas.
Pilot of the Social Protection Policy Options Tool (SPPOT) kicks off in Togo as a response to the requested policy assessment by the government
GDP grew by an estimated 5.5% in 2014, and is projected to grow by 5.7% in 2015 and 5.9% in 2016, thanks to investment in economic infrastructure and agricultural reforms. The new Scantogo-Mines industrial complex will begin large-scale limestone mining in 2015 to produce clinker and cement locally.
With Africa’s population set to double by 2050, modernising local economies will be vital to make the continent more competitive and to increase people’s living standards, according to the African Economic Outlook 2015, released at the African Development Bank Group’s 50th Annual Meetings.
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4-page policy note detailing the key results and recommendations from OECD Trade Policy Paper 179 on the Participation of Developing Countries in Global Value Chains.