Resources on Rural economy

  1. News

    Training of trainers workshop on cooperative development tools in the DRC

    25 January 2023

    A training of trainers on ILO cooperative development tools was held in the Democratic Republic of Congo from 12 to 23 December 2022.

  2. News

    Indonesia continues to strengthen its efforts to ensure workplace safety and health

    18 January 2023

    The ILO supports the efforts taken by the Ministry of Manpower to strengthen its national policies and programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH) through the publication of the 2022 National OSH Profile.

  3. Article

    Sunshine, sea… and skills in tourism: ILO supports women in northeastern Indonesia in sustainable tourism development

    12 January 2023

  4. News

    ILO’s infrastructure investments resolve health and water access challenges in Sudan

    22 December 2022

    Through employment-intensive investments three water points and a healthcare centre in Sudan were rehabilitated and handed over to community for operation and maintenance.

  5. © Muse Zerihun / ILO 2023


    We won’t need to beg for water anymore

    21 December 2022

    Yasin Muhumad Faarah, an Ethiopian farmer, lost all his cattle in a recent drought. Without a regular supply of water, his future livelihood and that of other members of the community was in jeopardy. Together they built a water collection basin that promises a viable future for them all.

  6. News

    ILO PROSPECTS undertakes training workshop for agricultural cooperatives in Lebanon

    20 December 2022

    Under PROSPECTS Lebanon, the ILO organized a 4-day training in Beirut, Lebanon on 5-8 December 2022. The aim of the training was to support selected agricultural cooperatives in Beqaa, Akkar and North-Lebanon, and help them overcome challenges imposed by Lebanon’s on-going financial and economic crises.

  7. ILO- ITUC Africa

    High level panel on Migrant workers' contribution to the development of the African continent

    As part of the commemoration of International Migrant Day 2022, the ILO, in collaboration with ITUC-Africa, organises a High-Level Panel to emphasise migration's contribution to development and to empower migrant workers.

  8. © Dok. Istimewa 2023


    Labour standards compliance is key to build a sustainable supply chain in the fishing sector

    15 December 2022

    The ILO’s two-day capacity building programme aims to improve labour laws compliance, gender equality and working conditions in the fishing industry.

  9. News

    Training of trainers in Cameroon on ILO tools relating to the development of cooperatives

    14 December 2022

    A training of trainers on the ILO tools, Think.COOP, Start.COOP and My.COOP, was held in Bertoua, in the Eastern Region of Cameroon from 14 to 24 November 2022.

  10. Publication

    Legislative and Policy Coherence on the Extension of Social Security Coverage in Jordan

    12 December 2022

    The objective of this report is to identify options to strengthen legislative and policy coherence on the extension of social security in Jordan through an in-depth analysis of the national legal and policy frameworks.