Employment impact assessment to maximize job creation in Africa (STRENGTHEN 2)
Project backgroundGiven the high levels of poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, rising inequalities in many countries, growing population and high levels of inequality, unemployment and underemployment, in particular among young people and women, more and better jobs are an absolute necessity in the region.
The STRENGTHEN2 project, hosted in the DEVINVEST branch of the ILO’s Employment Policy Department, is a joint initiative of the European Union and the ILO that focuses on job creation through investments. Launched in August 2020, the project is a strategic partnership with the overall goal of leveraging employment impact assessments to promote the creation of more and better jobs in sub-Saharan African countries.
The project pursues two objectives:
- To enhance the capacity to assess the employment outcomes of EU-funded investments and programmes in sub–Saharan African partner countries”.
- To support African partner countries and EC services to design and finance investments and programs with a relatively rich employment content.”
Credit guarantees: SME access to finance and employment in Africa
Employment impact assessments in Africa: Application and suitability of local multiplier analysis
The enhancement of input-output based employment assessment tools for EU operations in sub-Saharan Africa
The use of GIS in employment impact assessments
Q&As on: The use of geographic information systems (GIS) in employment impact assessments
- Côte d’Ivoire
Employment impact assessments
Employment impact assessment of the rehabilitation of the Senoba – Ziguinchor-Mpack road in Senegal
05 May 2023
Évaluation des impacts sur l’emploi du projet de réhabilitation de la route Senoba-Ziguinchor-Mpack et de désenclavement au Sénégal
05 May 2023
Employment impact assessment of the Zambian Great North Road Upgrading (GNRU) project
04 May 2023