1. Waste Collection in Liberia

    15 April 2009

    After its brutal civil war, Liberia is slowly on the road to recovery. Although the population remains desperately poor, with many people living on less than 1 US dollar a day, efforts are underway to generate jobs that both provide a decent income and protect the environment.


  1. The Road Ahead for Liberia

    12 July 2008

    ILO TV reports for CNN World Report from Liberia, where road-building is part of a multi-lateral effort to help the country get back on its feet and people back into jobs.


  1. Tackling Child Labour in Agriculture

    12 June 2007

    Worldwide, agriculture is the sector where by far the largest number of working children can be found - an estimated 70 per cent, of whom 132 million are girls and boys aged 5-14. These children are helping to produce the food and beverages we consume. Their labour is used for crops such as cereals, cocoa, coffee, fruit, sugar, palm oil, rice, tea, tobacco and vegetables. They also work in livestock raising and herding, and in the production of other agricultural materials such as cotton and cottonseed.