How can digital commerce promote youth employment in Africa?

Authored by: BFA GLOBAL
February 27, 2019 - 1 min read

Digital commerce, or e-commerce, is impacting employment opportunities in Africa by reshaping the nature of work through gig platforms, direct employment with large platforms, and by reducing barriers to entry and scale for small enterprises. The Digital Commerce and Youth Employment in Africa whitepaper by Mastercard Foundation and BFA details the uncertainties shaping the future of digital commerce and ‘future-proof’ choices policymakers can make to guide positive impact of digital commerce on employment.

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