Causes of Unemployment and Steps to Reduce it

The causes of unemployment are as follows;

  • Lack of skills and knowledge that would give young people advantage to find employment.
  • Inadequate land in Rwanda yet the population is high
  • Poor attitudes by the youth towards work especially in agriculture.
  • Strict laws in the country.
  • Rapid changes in technology

Steps to reduce on Unemployment
Government of Rwanda is targeting to reduce unemployment rate to 4 percent from the current 8 percent in seven years through the following approaches;

  • Formation  and support of cooperatives which will lead to creation of employment in rural areas
  • Putting more emphasis on  vocational training,

In Rwanda, on average between 100,000 and 140,000 new jobs are created per year out of a target of 200,000 new jobs by the year 2017.

Causes of unemployment and steps to reduce it

The causes of unemployment are as follows;

·        Lack of skills and knowledge that would give young people advantage to find employment.

·        Inadequate land in Rwanda yet the population is high

·        Poor attitudes by the youth towards work especially in agriculture.

·        Strict laws in the country.

·        Rapid changes in technology

Steps to reduce on Unemployment

Government of Rwanda is targeting to reduce unemployment rate to 4 percent from the current 8 percent in seven years through the following approaches;

·        Formation  and support of cooperatives which will lead to creation of employment in rural areas

·         Putting more emphasis on  vocational training,

In Rwanda, on average between 100,000 and 140,000 new jobs are created per year out of a target of 200,000 new jobs by the year 2017.

 

 

 

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