GEM Special Report: Africa's Young Entrepreneurs

  • Year of publication: 2015
  • Category: Special Topic Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2015-09-03

There are nearly 200 million Africans aged between 15 and 24. This makes Africa the youngest continent on the globe. The potential contribution of its young people to the continent’s sustained economic development is immense. By 2040, Africa’s young workforce will be the largest in the world, surpassing that of both China and India. Harnessing the potential of Africa’s youth is, thus, imperative.