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Tapera Jeffrey MUZIRA, Coordinator Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy, African Development Bank Group
Tapera is very passionate about inclusive green growth, private sector development and job creation. In this field and as an entrepreneur, he has been leading international development teams, designing and resourcing policies and programmes, and working across the private sector, government and the UN System (ILO, UNEP, UNCTAD, FAO and ITC) in several countries mainly in Africa for more than 20 years.
Today at the African Development Bank Group, Tapera coordinates a bank-wide Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy maximizing returns on all lending and non-lending bank operations to facilitate the creation of 25 million decent jobs and in turn empower 50 million young people. The Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy is the largest committed effort on the continent and delivers on one of the top 5 priority areas of the African Development Bank Group, to improve the quality of life for all Africans.
Tapera is a Business Leadership, Marketing, Mathematics and Chemistry graduate from universities in South Africa, Switzerland and Zimbabwe. He enjoys African Safari and timeless Architecture.