Marloes van der Klauw MSc
- Work Health Technology
- Social Sciences
- Transition Management
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Economic growth that creates employment is important for low and middle income countries. A future perspective with decent work and fair income for especially youth and women is essential for poverty reduction, food security and sustainable economic development. Ambition of TNO is to create 50,000 sustainable jobs for youth and women in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. This impact contributes to SDG 8 - promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all.
If you see opportunities to collaborate with us in the field of employment in low- and middle income countries
Due to the rising population in sub-Saharan Africa, it is estimated that millions of young people are entering the job market every year. The unemployment rates can run up to 20% for youth below 30 years, dependent per country (ILO, 2020). Currently, the COVID pandemic has profoundly affected labor productivity and employment. Efforts are needed to expand labour markets and to empower youth and women by enhancing their education and skills, and providing them with greater market, social, and decision-making power.
TNO has developed two innovations which can be used in projects facilitating employment and business creation in Africa:
TNO innovates in close collaboration with Dutch and local partners. TNO acts as knowledge partner in public-private partnerships and we develop new products, tools and approaches. In close collaborations with partners in the field we implement integrated sets of solutions.