Tackling Youth Unemployment in Nigeria


Mar – June 2017




Overseas Development Institute, London, United Kingdom

Short Description

Preston carried out a study that sought to: Promote a better understanding of youth unemployment in Nigeria, and evaluate the nature and  underlying causes of the problem; Develop a more nuanced approach to framing and measuring the extent of the problem and identify gaps in the availability and type of data; Evaluate the effectiveness of current job creation strategies; Consider options to address skills gap; Tailor employment schemes to specific growth sectors; & Assess government’s capacity for evidence-based policy to address the problem.