Research Series Issue 53: Youth access to land, migration and employment opportunities: evidence from sub-Saharan Africa

ديسمبر 2019
This study examines the intersections between youth access to land, migration decisions and employment opportunities in various African countries.

Research Series Issue 52: Information and communication technologies and rural youth

ديسمبر 2019
This analysis reviews existing research on the impact of digital initiatives on youth in the education, agriculture, financial and employment sectors.

Research Series Issue 51: Inclusive finance and rural youth

ديسمبر 2019
This study analyses inclusive finance and rural youth through cutting-age research with new insights and approaches that have emerged over the years in the field. 

Research Series Issue 50: Rural transformation and the double burden of malnutrition among rural youth in developing countries

ديسمبر 2019
In this study, we show that rural transformation processes are associated with improvements in rural youth nutrition – malnutrition and underweight – in nearly all regions, although the pace of change varies considerably across countries.

Research Series Issue 49: Climate and jobs for rural young people

ديسمبر 2019

Climate change matters for all young people, especially for those whose livelihoods depend on agriculture. This study shows that adaptation to climate change is feasible and options increase as new technologies and management approaches come on-stream. 

Research Series Issue 48: Rural youth, today and tomorrow

ديسمبر 2019
Research on rural youth aspirations suggests that many young people are not averse to agriculture as such, but to agriculture’s current neglected condition

Research Series Issue 47: Landscapes of rural youth opportunity

ديسمبر 2019
This study is motivated by the consistent portrayal of agriculture and the broader rural economy in Africa as domains of opportunity for rural youth. 

Research Series Issue 46: Economic participation of rural youth: what matters?

ديسمبر 2019
A key lesson is that lack of technical skills does not seem to be the biggest obstacle youth face in entering the labour force. Evidence on agricultural extension programmes suggests that peer-to-peer learning works best.

Research Series Issue 45: Rural youth inclusion, empowerment and participation

ديسمبر 2019
This exploratory study focuses on participation in decision-making processes and how rural youth could benefit from its findings in development projects and initiatives. 

Research Series Issue 44: Gender, rural youth and structural transformation: evidence to inform innovative youth programming

ديسمبر 2019
This study analyses sex-disaggregated data from various countries to characterize rural youths’ transition to adulthood by gender. 

Research Series Issue 43: Youth agrifood system employment in developing countries: a gender-differentiated spatial approach

ديسمبر 2019

Little is known about the economic activities of rural youth. This study provides empirical evidence on this gap in literature. 

Research Series Issue 42: What drives rural youth welfare? The role of spatial, economic, and household factors

ديسمبر 2019
This study uses the concept of the Rural Opportunity Space from economic geography literature to shed light on these questions. 

Research Series Issue 41: The demography of rural youth in developing countries

ديسمبر 2019
Building on United Nations data, this study analyses how past growth of the youth population was dramatic in Asia and the Pacific, while projections suggest a sharp rise in the youth population of sub-Saharan Africa until 2050.  

IFAD10 Impact Assessment: An Overview

ديسمبر 2019

To hold itself accountable on progress made in achieving this goal and these three strategic objectives, IFAD has adopted a unique approach to reporting impact at the corporate level, building on rigorous project-level evaluations. This report provides the results of these efforts to assess the corporate impact of IFAD investments for the Tenth Replenishment of IFAD’s Resources (IFAD10) period of 2016-2018.

Research Series Issue 40: Local-economy impacts of cash crop promotion

أكتوبر 2019
This is the first study to quantify the general equilibrium impacts of introducing a new cash crop into a poor isolated economy, including impacts on environmentally sensitive fishing activities.