Current youth entrepreneurship practice in Africa : does it work?

@inproceedings{Motts2000CurrentYE,
  title={Current youth entrepreneurship practice in Africa : does it work?},
  author={N. Motts},
  year={2000}
}
This short paper questions the validity of prevailing youth entrepreneurship development practice in Africa1. Key issues raised are: a) risk versus competence; b) the changing face of competition; and, c) whether current norms of practice are consistent with ‘good’ entrepreneur behaviour. It observes that current practices typically lead inexperienced, potential entrepreneurs2 into high risk and low value adding self-employment situations where failure is highly probable. It suggests that such… CONTINUE READING