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  1. News

    STRENGTHEN2 reinforces employment impact assessment capacity for national stakeholders and international partners in Namibia

    02 May 2023

  2. Publication

    Employment impact assessment of the National Feeder Roads Programme, Rwanda

    31 March 2023

    This report presents an employment impact assessment (EmpIA) of the National Feeder Roads Project (NFRP) in Rwanda which aimed to connect agricultural areas and markets, improving access to food, economic and social services.

  3. News

    STRENGTHEN2 project visits Cameroon to discuss its needs on Employment Impact Assessment

    06 March 2023

  4. News

    STRENGTHEN 2 project concludes its second Mission to Malawi

    06 March 2023

  5. Questions and Answers

    Q&As on: The use of geographic information systems (GIS) in employment impact assessments

    24 February 2023

    The STRENGTHEN2 project, a joint initiative of the ILO and the European Union, is investigating the use of geographic information systems (GIS) for employment impact assessments of infrastructure investments in sub-Saharan Africa. This Q&A provides insights on the potential for operationalising GIS in employment impact assessments with other available data to determine the impact on employment creation.

  6. Publication

    Employment impact assessment of the Merille-Marsabit road, Isiolo-Moyale transport corridor in Kenya

    08 February 2023

    The report highlights the applicability of using satellite data to measure the economic and employment impacts of infrastructure investments in sub-Saharan Africa.

  7. News

    The STRENGTHEN2 project conducted an Employment Impact Assessment Week in Zambia

    25 September 2022

  8. News

    ILO and development banks launch discussions on measuring the impact of investment projects on employment

    02 February 2022

  9. Question and Answer

    Q&A on the STRENGTHEN2 Project

    20 April 2021

    STRENGTHEN2 is a joint initiative of the European Union and the ILO that focuses on assessing the employment effects of supported investments and development programmes in sub-Saharan Africa. The strategic partnership aims to promote the creation of more and better jobs, boost economies and set the stage for a better future of work. In this Question and Answer, Ralf Krueger, Chief Technical Adviser of the project, gives a brief overview of the initiative, the approach adopted and expected results.

  10. Article

    How the ILO can support vital public employment programmes during the COVID-19 crisis

    10 February 2021

    Public employment programmes have played an increasingly important role in government responses to the COVID-19 crisis. In this article, Maikel Lieuw-Kie-Song, ILO Specialist on the Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) sheds light on new, innovative approaches being used to assist countries like Uzbekistan in supporting their PWPs during the pandemic, resulting in temporary work for almost 500,000 women and men in 2020 – nearly twice as many jobs as those created before the pandemic.