Resources on child labour in agriculture

2009

  1. Publication

    Cooperating out of child labour – Harnessing the untapped potential of cooperatives and the cooperative movement to eliminate child labour

    12 June 2009

    This publication has been produced as a call to action to the world cooperative movement to join hands in fighting child labour. Cooperatives and the cooperative movement have an important, but as yet unharnessed, role to play in the elimination of child labour worldwide.

  2. Resource guide

    Booklet No. 3: Child labour, commercial agriculture and role of tobacco farmers

    01 January 2009

    This booklet is one in a set of three booklets that aims at educating stakeholders about the problem of child labour, the national policies, legislation and strategies and the specific hazards of engagement of children in tobacco farming. Readers are encouraged to read the full set in order to get a full understanding of the problem and interventions at both a national and global levels.

  3. Resource guide

    Booklet No. 2: National policies, legislation and strategies

    01 January 2009

    This booklet is one in a set of three booklets that aims at educating stakeholders about the problem of child labour, the national policies, legislation and strategies and the specific hazards of engagement of children in tobacco farming. Readers are encouraged to read the full set in order to get a full understanding of the problem and interventions at both a national and global levels.

  4. Resource guide

    Booklet No. 1: Understanding the concept of child labour

    01 January 2009

    This booklet is one in a set of three booklets that aims at educating stakeholders about the problem of child labour, the national policies, legislation and strategies and the specific hazards of engagement of children in tobacco farming. Readers are encouraged to read the full set in order to get a full understanding of the problem and interventions at both a national and global levels.

2008

  1. Publication

    Situation Report on Child Labour (Plantation, Fire-Works Industry, Tile Industry, Coir Industry & Fishery) - Final Report - Sri Lanka

    01 March 2008

    The objective of the surveys on fireworks, fishery, coir and tile industries and plantation sectors is to estimate through a household based survey the size of the child workers population directly involved in the production process, as well as the number of migrant child workers in the plantation sector who were sent from these communities into other parts of the country as CDW, garment factory workers etc.

  2. Publication

    Report on Child Labour in Agriculture Sector - Final Report - Sri Lanka

    01 March 2008

    This study of ILO/SIMPOC conducted by the Research and Survey Unit of the Social Policy Analysis and Research Centre (SPARC) of the Faculty of Arts of the University of Colombo took place over a period of two months, starting in January, 2008. Its primary objective was to collect information on the problem of child workers in the agriculture sector in selected districts in Sri Lanka and to engage in an in-depth analysis of the nature of child labour in agriculture.

2007

  1. Training manual

    Rooting out child labour from cocoa farms - A Manual for training education practitioners: Ghana

    01 December 2007

    This manual was produced under ILO-IPEC project WACAP, which was implemented in Cameroon, Côte d¿Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea and Nigeria (2002-2006).It is a training course for education practitioners who are working to make education inclusive for working children. It is specifically aimed at helping these professionals address the special needs of current and potential child labourers in order to encourage them to stay in school and complete their education.

  2. Training manual guide

    Paper No. 4 - Child labour monitoring - A partnership of communities and government

    01 December 2007

    Paper No. 4 of four papers synthesizing the knowledge and experiences acquired from the ILO-IPEC project "West African Cocoa and Commercial Agriculture Project to Combat Hazardous and Exploitive Child Labour" (WACAP), which was implemented in Cameroon,Côte d¿Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea and Nigeria from 2002 to 2006. This paper summarizes the experiences, outcomes and lessons learned from setting up community-based child labour monitoring in Côte d¿Ivoire and Ghana.

  3. Training manual guide

    Paper No. 3 - Sharing experiences

    01 December 2007

    Paper No. 3 of four papers synthesizing the knowledge and experiences acquired from the ILO-IPEC project "West African Cocoa and Commercial Agriculture Project to Combat Hazardous and Exploitive Child Labour" (WACAP), which was implemented in Cameroon,Côte d¿Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea and Nigeria from 2002 to 2006. This paper summarizes the experiences, outcomes and lessons learned from implementing WACAP in the five countries. While it highlights many emerging successful strategies,

  4. Training manual guide

    Paper No. 2 - Safety and health hazards

    01 December 2007

    Paper No.2 of four papers synthesizing the knowledge and experiences acquired from the ILO-IPEC project "West African Cocoa and Commercial Agriculture Project to Combat Hazardous and Exploitive Child Labour" (WACAP), which was implemented in Cameroon,Côte d¿Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea and Nigeria from 2002 to 2006. This paper summarizes the finding of country studies on the safety and health situations ofchildren working in cocoa farming in the countries covered by the project.