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Latin America and the Caribbean
Building Youth for National Development (2002- )

 

 

Date: 2002-
Description: The programme aims to prepare youths for employment and entrepreneurship, improving their skills and giving them work experience in order to reduce youth unemployment and poverty.
   

Characteristics

Target population: Youths between 17 and 35 years
Area of intervention: 1) Technical and professional training
Geographic scale: National
Targeting method: Categorical
   

Institutionality

Legal framework:
Responsible organization(s): Ministry of Industry and Tourism
Executing organization(s): Ministry of Industry and Tourism
Source of funding: Governement of Jamaica
   

1) Internship programme

Recipient(s): Youths between 17 and 29 years
Description: La duraciĆ³n es de tres meses

 

2) Grant

Recipient(s): Youths between 17 and 35 years
Description: The grant programme is aimed at young people who have an entrepreneurship project and need help in preparing their business plan

 

3) Music

Recipient(s):
Description: It provides youths with business development skills necessary to succeed in all areas of the music industry

 

 

 

Cooperation with:


 
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