WSIS Prizes Contest 2019 Nominee

Digital Jobs Africa


The aim of this initiative is to Connect Africa's rapidly growing youth population with sustainable employment opportunities.The Digital Jobs Africa initiative launched in 2013, and has successfully led to the establishment of an inclusive hiring practice known as impact sourcing, and helped scale demand-driven skills training approaches for youth. These will be advanced through the two legacy pieces—namely the Global Impact Sourcing Coalition and the Demand Driven Training Toolkit, which showcases best practices in approaches in youth skills development.

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Action lines related to this project
  • AL C1. The role of governments and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICTs for development
  • AL C7. E-employment 2019
Sustainable development goals related to this project
  • Goal 1: No poverty
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth
  • Goal 10: Reduced inequalities

  • Africa



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Target beneficiary group(s)
  • Youth

WSIS values promotion

ICTs and employment

Entity name

The Rockefeller Foundation

Entity country—type

United States of America International Organization

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