I think we also have to keep in mind that in many countries livelihood generation still comes from the informal labor market. The supply side of things — skills, capacity building for starting businesses, etc. — seem to apply to both formal and informal labor markets. The demand side things you mention, Jurgen, seem valuable, but how can they be extended to the informal labor market?   Are their examples of internships and mentoring in that area?  Tom ….is Star Plus operating in the informal sector?