Improving Livelihoods in Africa


09:00 - 10:00 "Gender empowerment and youth employment in Africa"
Munshi Sulaiman, BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD)

Speed presentations

topic I - The Workplace

10:15 - 10:25 "Decent jobs"
Ragnhild Eitunggjerde Høyvik, Norad

10:25 - 10:35 "Jobs and poverty in Ethiopia"
Espen Villanger, CMI

topic II - Youth

10:35 - 10:45 "Vocational training in Tanzania"
Paschal Mihyo, REPOA

10:45 - 10:55 "Job readiness in Tanzania"
Minou Fuglesang, HIP Edutainment

topic III - Gender

10:55 - 11:05 "Fixing the leaky pipeline: Childcare in Ethiopia"
Oscar Haugejorden, Partnership for change

11:05 - 11:15 "Childcare for women's labor supply in Uganda"
Vincent Somville, FAIR NHH

11:15 - 11:25 "Economic support, life skills and community dialogue for girls' empowerment in Zambia"
Ingvild Fossgard Sandøy, University of Bergen

Panel Discussion

11:30 - 12:15 Panel discussion and questions from the audience
Led by Catalina Franco, FAIR Insight Team and SNF

The webinar will be held over Zoom. To attend the webinar, please register below:



FAIR Insight Team - FIT

Development Learning Lab - DLL

Development Economics - Research at FAIR