Publications

2008

  1. Village banking in Lao PDR - Ledger Guide

    01 January 2008

    This guide elaborates on how to fill in and use the ledger. As explained in Chapter 7 of the handbook, the ledger is used to show expenditure and income by the type of item (e.g. membership fees, loans, or interest).

  2. Village Banking in LAO PDR Handbook for Village Bank Management Committees and Support Organizations

    01 January 2008

    The main objective of this handbook is to help improve management capacity at the village level and contribute to the strengthening of provision of support to village banks. As such, it is primarily designed for use by support organizations and village bank management committees.

  3. Village banking in Lao PDR - Ledger Guide

    01 January 2008

    This guide elaborates on how to fill in and use the ledger. As explained in Chapter 7 of the handbook, the ledger is used to show expenditure and income by the type of item (e.g. membership fees, loans, or interest).

  4. Village Banking in LAO PDR Handbook for Village Bank Management Committees and Support Organizations

    01 January 2008

    The main objective of this handbook is to help improve management capacity at the village level and contribute to the strengthening of provision of support to village banks. As such, it is primarily designed for use by support organizations and village bank management committees.

  5. Financial Education - Cambodia - Trainer’s manual

    01 January 2008

    This guide primarily targets women, who usually manage household money in Cambodia. The training makes them more informed and empowered financial decision-makers, able to set financial targets and reach them. This helps them to improve their living conditions, send their children to school and enjoy rewarding lives.

  6. Business Group Formation Empowering Women and Men in Developing Communities

    01 January 2008

    This manual helps trainers to promote group formation as a way to empower women and men in low income communities. It is designed for use in workshops to facilitate the process of group formation and development for joint production, business and/or social activities, such as buying raw materials together, sharing business premises, joint marketing and mutual assistance in coping with family emergencies.

  7. Cooperating Out of Poverty, The renaissance of the African cooperative movement

    01 January 2008

2007

  1. Social Finance Working Paper #49: Financial arrangements in informal apprenticeships

    03 December 2007

    Determinants and effects: findings from urban Ghana

  2. Labour and Labour-Related Laws in Micro and Small Enterprises: Innovative Regulatory Approaches

    01 December 2007

    SEED Working Paper No. 81

  3. Social Finance Working Paper #48: The poor and voluntary long term contractual savings

    01 November 2007

    Lessons from South Africa

  4. A Perspective from the MNE Declaration to the Present: Mistakes, Surprises, and Newly Important Policy Implications - Working Paper No.11

    01 November 2007

    Our understanding of the impact of MNEs has deepened considerably since the early days of the MNE Declaration. This is why, on occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the MNE Declaration, the International Labour Office would like to increase the knowledge base on the impact of multinational enterprises on host and home countries and about the policies that have worked to encourage the positive contribution of multinational enterprises to economic and social progress in different sectors and to minimize potential difficulties. To this end, the Office will commission a series of papers by renowned international independent experts reviewing research and evidence on different aspects of the trends, operations and impacts of MNEs.

  5. The Employment Relationship: An annotated guide to ILO Recommendation No. 198

    10 October 2007

    This Guide aims to be user-friendly and contains practical information about how countries are dealing with the issues of the employment relationship as set out in the Recommendation No. 198. It is the result of the technical work carried out by a group of eminent labour lawyers representing different realities and approaches in the world of work.

  6. Local Economic Development in Nicaragua: The Competitivity Agenda: Planning Dynamically

    15 September 2007

    LED Story No. 12

  7. Local Economic Development in El Salvador: Fostering women entrepreneurship to fight poverty

    01 September 2007

    LED Story No. 10

  8. Local economic development for employment generation, peace and security : approaches, tools, and good practices in the Philippines

    01 September 2007

    Report of an ILO-SRO Manila Technical Workshop

  9. Local Economic Development in Chile: Cultural identity as an engine of development

    15 August 2007

    LED Story No. 9

  10. Local Economic Development in Argentina: Labour insertion and enterprise promotion : Activating development

    10 August 2007

    LED Story No. 8

  11. Social Finance Working Paper #46: Assessing indebtedness

    01 August 2007

    Results from a pilot survey among steelworkers in São Paulo

  12. World of Work 60, Aug. 2007 - Green jobs: Climate change in the world of work, Working time around the world...

    01 August 2007

  13. Local Economic Development in Uruguay: Standing by the smallest

    01 August 2007

    LED Story No. 7