Anyone with an interest in youth employment in Tanzania is very welcome to this event. There will be presentations from Nicola Banks and Benedicto Hosea, followed by a general discussion and opportunity for questions, plus opportunities for general networking.
Nicola is a Lecturer in Global Urbanism and Urban Development at the University of Manchester’s Global Development. Her recent research has explored young people’s experiences of urban poverty in Tanzania and she has recently finished a project mapping the UK’s development NGO sector. She previously worked as Head of BRAC’s Research and Evaluation Unit in Uganda, managing their research operations in Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan. BRAC has been named the ‘best’ NGO in the world for the past three years running.
Benedicto is the founder of Mboni ya Vijana (eyes of the youth in Swahili) a youth empowerment group in Zeze village, Kasulu, Kigoma. The image above shows the first fish from their fish farm. You can read more about him here and about MVG here.