Overeducated and Underemployed
The Job-Killing Fields
Wael Abo El Saoud, a 25 year-old farmer, harvests wheat on Miet Radie farm El-Kalubia governorate, about 60 km (37 miles) northeast of Cairo May 8, 2012. Wael studied for four years at Benha University where he received a degree in commerce. He hoped to find a job as a bank accountant but has been working as a farmer for the last five years. He earns between 30 to 60 Egypt pounds a day but does not work all year round. Picture taken, May 8, 2012.
Photo: REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh