Volume 48 Number 3
Published: May 23, 2017

We acknowledge the very helpful comments and suggestions of the individuals who peer reviewed the articles in this IDS Bulletin, including: Koffi Assouan, Steve Cumming, Victoria Johnson, Karen Moore, Christie Okali and Shova Thapa Karki.

We also acknowledge the valuable assistance of Hannah Corbett and Carole Smithyes.

Funder acknowledgements
This issue of the IDS Bulletin was produced in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation. The MasterCard Foundation works with visionary organizations to provide greater access to education, skills training and financial services for people living in poverty, primarily in Africa.

As one of the largest private foundations, its work is guided by its mission to advance learning and promote financial inclusion to create an inclusive and equitable world. Based in Toronto, Canada, its independence was established by Mastercard when the Foundation was created in 2006.

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From Issue: Vol. 48 No. 3 (2017) | Africa’s Youth Employment Challenge: New Perspectives