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Job Creation in Fragile States - Lessons from Yemen
May 22, 2013 | Contribution by ABDULLAH AL-DAILAMI

Abdullah Al-Dailami
Acting Managing Director of the Social Fund for Development, Yemen


Morning assembly at Shaheed Mohamed Motaher Zaid School, Sana'a, which received funds from Yemen's Social Fund for Development. Photo: Dana Smillie / World Bank

 
In this blog on creating jobs and expanding social protection in post-conflict and fragile states, we focus in on the Middle East — specifically Yemen. As is the case in sub-Saharan Africa (see previous blog on Liberia and the Democratic Republic of Congo), here, too, fragile states must contend with high youth unemployment, scarce formal sector jobs, weak institutions, and a lack of social protection, on top of the loss of lives, assets, education, and disruption from the conflict itself. The JKP recently spoke with Abdullah Al-Dailami, Acting Managing Director of the Social Fund for Development (SFD), which was begun in the late 1990s to improve access to basic social services for the poorest. He says that a major emphasis now is providing access to financial and non-financial services to help people engage in self-employment. Major programs center on creating labor intensive works (such as on infrastructure), encouraging the private sector to engage in micro lending, and exploring a greater use of new technology (such as for mobile banking and electronic money transfers).

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