Enhancing employability through informal vocational skills training

Authors: IGAD
Date: 2019


Livelihoods for the youth in Karamoja are changing from traditional agro-pastoralism and shifting towards other livelihood opportunities, particularly in urban centres. Without formal education, it is difficult for the youth to access formal vocational skills training. This brief explains how vocational and informal training can be done to equip communities and individuals with the skills and competences needed to enhance employability, productivity and income without undue emphasis on educational certificates.