Resources on local contracting

  1. The road to employment and livelihoods in Timor-Leste

    02 November 2020

    Lack of access to schools, marketplaces and hospitals is a challenge for communities in Timor-Leste, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. An ILO initiative to rehabilitate rural roads is helping break their isolation, provide jobs and improve livelihoods.

  2. Upskilling local contractors in routine road maintenance for better performance and workmanship

    15 September 2020

    The evident and vital role local contractors play in infrastructure development and employment creation in the construction sector provide recognition for essential investment in upskilling for better performance and workmanship.

  3. At Mbera refugee camp, in Mauritania, the ILO is training young people in building trades

    19 June 2020

    At the hands-on construction training site of the PECOBAT project, students are building an elementary school for the camp’s children, while learning skills that will make them more employable.

  4. Employment-Intensive Investment-Programme (EIIP)'s Response to COVID-19

    07 April 2020

    Rationale for EIIP response, summary of actions, and helpful tools and guidelines for partners

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    Paving the way to inclusive rural development in Timor-Leste

    05 September 2019

    Timor-Leste needs to promote sustainable, inclusive employment and growth in its rural areas, where 70 per cent of the population live, if it is to achieve its development targets. To help, an ILO infrastructure project is finding work for women and those with disabilities in the agro-forestry sector.

  6. 18th African Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    The theme of this edition is: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

  7. Assessment of Infrastructure Investments in Transport and Job Creation : Examples from Road Sector Investments in Lebanon and Jordan

    20 December 2018

  8. Working together in Lebanon

    12 December 2018

    Women and men, Syrian refugees and host communities work alongside each other building an irrigation channel as part of an ILO project in Lebanon’s Beqaa Valley.

  9. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    10 December 2018

    Activities of the Employment Intensive Investment Programme in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

  10. Jamaica

    10 December 2018

    Activities of the Employment Intensive Investment Programme in Jamaica