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15 August 2014

Potential for green economy to bolster youth employment

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Development Bank of Southern Africa Green Fund secretariat manager Michelle Layte noted that the local economy needed to grow using fewer resources, while also finding innovative ways of employing young people in green-economy initiatives.

Speaking at the inaugural Green Youth Indaba, in Pretoria, last month, Layte stated that the Industrial Development Corporation and the Human Sciences Research Council had estimated that the green economy could generate more sustainable jobs than some of the traditional sectors.
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