Research Department Working Paper n°35
Does conservation agriculture change labour requirements? Evidence of sustainable intensification in Sub-Saharan Africa
26 October 2018
This paper studies the effects of conservation agriculture on labour input requirements as it is implemented in five Sub-Saharan African countries.
Employment Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean (Number 19): Environmental sustainability and employment in Latin America and the Caribbean
23 October 2018
In the 19th edition of Employment Situation in Latin America, both United Nations organizations address how urgently needed environmental sustainability – especially the decarbonization of the energy sector and the circular economy – can affect the world of work, and the challenges posed by this situation.
22 October 2018
The transition to a carbon-neutral economy will affect every aspect of how we produce goods, provide services, move around and consume. The Paris Agreement (UNFCCC 2015), was a historical milestone, where nations committed themselves to transforming their development trajectories in order to limit global warming by 2100 to 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. This policy brief will address the main challenges in fulfilling these goals, how just transition can work in practice and what trade unions and workers’ organizations can do.
International Labour Conference 2013