Tag: Employment

Imagining Post-COVID recovery
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Imagining Post-COVID recovery

Originally posted on the FSD Kenya Website, July 10, 2020  How Financial Diaries families imagine reconstructing their income streams...

By Julie Zollmann
Hustlers: Entrepreneurs whose success we can bank on!
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Hustlers: Entrepreneurs whose success we can bank on!

Originally posted on FSD Kenya website, June 08, 2020 A little over a month ago, we confirmed an exciting...

By Ashirul Amin
Predicting the propensity to succeed among Kenyan “Hustlers”
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Predicting the propensity to succeed among Kenyan “Hustlers”

Originally posted on FSD Kenya website, March 23, 2020 Shujaaz Inc. is a Kenyan communications research and production company. Formerly...

By Ashirul Amin
When hustling fails: The impact of coronavirus mitigation efforts on ordinary people’s livelihoods
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

When hustling fails: The impact of coronavirus mitigation efforts on ordinary people’s livelihoods

Originally posted on the FSD Kenya Website, April 6, 2020 Unlike many Kenyans, Esther in rural Makueni is not...

By Julie Zollmann
iWorkers: How large is the African market for digital commerce?
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iWorkers: How large is the African market for digital commerce?

Africa’s largest e-commerce platform, Jumia, was listed on the New York Stock Exchange on 12 April 2019 at a...

By David Porteous
Africa’s Gig Opportunity
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Africa’s Gig Opportunity

Originally posted on the Project Syndicate website By introducing portable benefits for gig workers, African governments and digital platforms...

By Olga Morawczynski
Digital Commerce and Youth Employment in Africa
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Digital Commerce and Youth Employment in Africa

Digital commerce, or e-commerce, is impacting employment opportunities in Africa by reshaping the nature of work through gig platforms,...

By BFA GLOBAL
What will the rise of online shopping in Africa mean for jobs?
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What will the rise of online shopping in Africa mean for jobs?

Originally posted on the World Economic Forum website, February 19, 2019 Around the world, the new technologies behind digital...

By David Porteous
Can Africa Show How Gig Workers Get a Fair Share in the Digital Economy?
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Can Africa Show How Gig Workers Get a Fair Share in the Digital Economy?

By Amolo Ng'weno
Let’s Be Real: The Informal Sector and the Gig Economy are the Future, and the Present, of Work in Africa
Livelihoods and Microenterprise |

Let’s Be Real: The Informal Sector and the Gig Economy are the Future, and the Present, of Work in Africa

By Amolo Ng'weno