Misan Rewane: “Skills are critical for the job market”

Youth unemployment is a major challenge in Africa. But why are so many young people unemployed? What is missing in the education system? What do employers need?

Misan Rewane from Nigeria founded WAVE (West Africa Vocational Education) to teach young people the skills that are needed on the job market. She shared her experiences in qualifying young people with sef: during Potsdam Spring Dialogues 2017 on “Future Prospects for Africa’s Youth: Regional and international strategies”.