Youth Employment Challenges in Zambia A Statistical Profile, Current Policy Frameworks and Existing Interventions

"This paper examines the potential role of research in addressing the youth employment challenge in Zambia, focusing in particular on what evidence is needed to inform responsive policies and interventions. It overviews what is known about how youth are faring in today’s labour market; it identifies key stakeholders in the Zambian context, and the policy and program responses geared to equipping youth for success in the workplace; it assesses the available data and identifies knowledge gaps; and it concludes with recommendations for a forward looking program of research to address the issue."