Digitalisation will not automatically lead to less work for young people in Sub-Saharan Africa in particular. Though it will bring opportunities, it also comes with risks. This report first outlines the geopolitical context and global developments in digitalisation that define the situation in Sub- Saharan Africa. The second chapter explores the world of young people in Africa and outlines the opportunities digitalisation can bring. Chapter 3 describes what conditions will have to be met if digitalisation is to create work for young people. Chapter 4 explores the situation of girls and women, and how their labour market participation can be increased. Finally, chapter 5 looks at how the Netherlands can contribute to job creation through digitalisation in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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