The OECD launched the Youth Well-being policy review of Malawi study in an vent organized on Tuesday 23rd January in Lilongwe. The event was attended by the Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development (MoLYSMD), Mr Francis Kasaila and EU Ambassador to Malawi, Mr Marchel Gerrmann.
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The study provides a rigorous analysis of the social inclusion and well-being of young Malawians using the latest available data and a multidimensional approach. Based on the results of the analysis, the report proposes a series of recommendations for the development of public policies in favor of youth.
This brochure explains in 60 seconds the main findings of the Review of Youth well-being and Policies in Malawi. 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.
Here is the story of Charity Kamwana, 23, from Chinsapo, Malawi : "I have three siblings and both of my parents runs a business. I have a diploma in Management studies that I completed last year. My ambition is to study until I get a degree in Human Resource Management. I stopped school due to financial difficulties, but I hope to continue my studies to get my degree."
Economic growth in 2016 remained sluggish at 2.7% due largely to the El Niño induced drought, but is projected to improve to 4.0% in 2017 and further accelerate to 5% in 2018. Malawi was amongst countries in the Southern African Region worst affected by the drought, with 36% of the population requiring food relief.
These ready-made tables and charts provide for snapshot of aid (Official Development Assistance) for all DAC Members as well as recipient countries and territories. Summary reports by regions (Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Oceania) and the world are also available.
Significant progress has been made by an international programme designed to enhance developing countries’ ability to bolster domestic revenue collection through strengthening of tax audit capacities.
In 2014, Malawi’s economy continued on the path to recovery in the aftermath of the economic crisis of 2012, which saw a contraction in real gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 2.1%. Real GDP growth in 2014 is estimated to have been 5.7%, driven largely by agriculture, but with significant contributions from manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, and services.
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.
By participating more effectively in the global production of goods and services, Africa can transform its economy and achieve a development breakthrough, according to the latest African Economic Outlook, released at the African Development Bank Group’s Annual Meetings.