African governments must foster innovation and provide hands-on education solutions to young people if the continent is to beat the challenges of the next decade and meet global development targets.
“Reality on the ground and the statistics do not meet, they are on parallel lines. There’s more of cram work in our educational system than actually getting us to think out of the box,” said Monique Ntumngia, Cameroonian founder of “Green Girls, a social business that educates young women from rural communities in the use of renewable energy.
Ntumngia was speaking at a panel discussion held during the launch of the African Development Bank’s African Economic Outlook 2020. The discussion focused on the theme of this year’s report: “Developing Africa’s workforce for the future.
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