Report on youth skills development initiative launched

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The critique was to identify the challenges of youth intervention programmes and propose ways of making them more accessible and relevant to marginalised youth through enhanced capacity of FOSDA and Youth groups, to engage in evidence based- advocacy at national and local levels. youth skills The comprehensive review was on; Skills Development Fund, Youth Enterprise Support, Youth Employment Agency and National Service Scheme. The report found that the training programmes are deployed in a way that makes it difficult for a beneficiary to have a full impact even though majority of the youth saw the programmes as relevant. It also identified that men and women including those who are disabled do not have equal access to wage employment. The study identified problems including; irregularity in the payment of allowances, Political interference, lack of proper supervision and corruption. Launching the report in Accra, Ms Afi Yakubu, Executive Director, FOSDA, observed that, the youth must

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