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Technical vocational education and training: A challenging but strong investment

Technical vocational education and training: A challenging but strong investment

Globally, 38 per cent of employers have difficulties filling jobs due to a lack of skills among applicants and yet 71 million young people are unemployed. Young women, Youth with Disabilities, and those in rural areas are disproportionately represented in these statistics.

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Battling HIV and AIDS through a community-led approach
Battling HIV and AIDS through a community-led approach
By Kilford Zimondi, HIV and AIDS Specialist, Humana People to People, South Africa* As Published by All Africa on 28 November 2019 Over the past 30 years, we have witnessed incredible strides to halt the spread of HIV, offering a future to those with the virus through advancements in treatment and care.
Op-Ed: It's a climate emergency - what happened to no one getting left behind?
Op-Ed: It's a climate emergency - what happened to no one getting left behind?
By David Kerkhofs, Programme Coordinator for Climate Change Adaptation, Humana People to People* 5 December 2019 COP25 marks another crucial moment in the ‘climate emergency’ negotiations.
Africa: How to Solve the Water Crisis? The Real Answer Is Local
Africa: How to Solve the Water Crisis? The Real Answer Is Local
By David Kerkhofs, Programme Coordinator for Climate Change Adaptation, Humana People to People 30 August 2019, Reuters News Most funding for water is controlled by governments, banks and large businesses, but it is sustainable, community-owned services that can address the water crisis Historically, civilizations have flourished where water sources are available.
Op-Ed: Reuse is the antidote to our addiction to fast fashion
Op-Ed: Reuse is the antidote to our addiction to fast fashion
By Kaj Pihl, Environment and Recycling Advisor for Humana People to People in Europe* Article was published in CNBC Africa on 12 December 2019 COP25, Madrid: As the textile and fashion industry scramble to address the impact of throwaway fashion on the environment, a new report by the European Environment Agency’s (EEA), Textiles and the Environment in a Circular Economy, places textiles as the fourth most environmentally harmful sector, after food, housing and transport.

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