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Quality of employment essential to achieving Rwanda's devt targets

Published on August 08, 2017

employment structure of any economy reflects its character and level of economic development. Currently one of challenges faced by labour market in developing countries like Rwanda is quality of jobs created. Job quality determines the level of employee welfare, which the reason why policymakers must be concerned about issues of welfare in labour market.

Presently, agriculture or primary sector activities dominate the level and nature of employment in developing countries. Such activities have low prospects in terms of income and development of workers, and there is also the challenge of underemployment for people engaged in primary sector.

However, globalisation and structural reforms in developing countries have led to growth of service and manufacturing sector. This has led to growth of diversified and complex jobs accompanied by competition as economies strive hard to achieve high growth and development. Read more. Source | New Times