The Status Report on Adolescents and Young People in Sub-Saharan Africa: Opportunities and Challenges

UNFPA, 2012

The development of sub-Saharan Africa is closely linked to the wellbeing of its young people. With more than one-third of the total population aged 10 to 24, this large number of young people represents an opportunity to accelerate economic growth and reduce poverty, but only if nations make the right investments in current and future generations