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World Bank Official Urges GOL To Focus On Youth Employment
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World Bank Country Representative Larisa Leshchenko

 

World Bank Official Urges GOL To Focus On Youth Employment
Catherine B. Nyenkan

MONROVIA, January 9 (LINA) – World Bank Country Representative Larisa Leshchenko has said the best way to provide social protection for the population is for the government to provide job opportunities for the youth.

“It is very important that the national focus is placed on addressing the challenges the youth are faced with in the country,” Madam Leschenko emphasized.

The World Bank Representative made the statement Monday at the official launch of the Youth Opportunity Project (YOP) organized by the Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Youth and Sports at the Paynesville City Hall.

Madam Leschenko said the youth have a very strong potential to contribute to peace, security, stability, economic growth and the wellbeing of the country.

The youth opportunity project is intended to improve income generating opportunities for vulnerable youths in Liberia to strengthen the government’s capacity to implement the social cash transfer program under the government’s Agenda for Transformation

The project is targeted to benefit 15,000 vulnerable youths, fifty percent of whom are females.

It is a $10 million loan project from the World Bank and is expected to last for five years.
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