Resources on Rural economy

  1. EIIP Digital Collection

    The EIIP Digital collection now available publicly

    11 April 2022

    The EIIP has been working with the ILO Library to establish a separate EIIP collection within the overall ILO Digital Collection of publications. This collection is now publicly available and provides a permanent repository of EIIP publication and will be kept updated. It includes all EIIP related publications which have been published by the ILO or for which the copyright rests with the ILO.

  2. Publication

    Initial review of community-based vocational training (CBVT) in G20 countries

    07 April 2022

    This report was prepared by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for the 1st G20 Employment Group Meeting in 2022. It addresses one of the priorities identified by the Indonesian Presidency.

  3. News

    Rural women need gender equality, workplace safety

    06 April 2022

    A strong and positive occupational safety and health culture is vital built on inclusion. However, women especially in rural sectors are often left out. Developmental approaches to promoting occupational safety and health, enhancing access to training and other technical advisory services, and increasing women’s participation can help improve safety and health in the rural sectors and communities.

  4. News

    ILO supporting apiculture farmers in Kenya to find opportunity in crisis

    05 April 2022

    To meet the increased demand of honey during COVID-19, the ILO and its partners provided timely guidance to the apiculture farmers in Garissa, Kenya, improving their production and income.

  5. Press release

    Gender equality through improved labour standards compliance in the Philippines

    04 April 2022

    A dialogue on gender equality and labour standards highlighted the need to strengthen efforts to promote rights at work and improve working conditions for women through social dialogue to ensure compliance with general labour standards, including occupational safety and health, and access to social protection and other existing programmes and services.

  6. Publication

    HAMETIN - ERA Agro-Forestry Project newsletter March 2022

    31 March 2022

    To share news and information on ERA-AF project activities which are funded by the European Union (EU) and being implemented by the ILO as a component of the Partnership Support for Agro-Forestry (PSAF) Ai ba Futuru.

  7. ILO in action

    How to combine better income and food security

    31 March 2022

    Fabrice Leclerq, Chief Technical Advisor of an ILO project in Haiti explains how it aims to improve the living conditions of 1000 small producers, half of which are women, by using two products growing abundantly on the island: cocoa and breadfruit.

  8. News

    ILO’s ACCEL Africa Project Empowers Cooperatives in Nigeria’s Cocoa Value Chain

    30 March 2022

    In Nigeria, the ILO’s ACCEL Africa Project is extending partnerships for the elimination of child labour and forced labour. The project strengthens support systems for farmers especially in the cocoa value chain, where child labour is prevalent.

  9. News

    The ILO focuses on coordinated efforts in realizing decent work in Indonesia’s fishing industry

    30 March 2022

    The ILO initiates a coordinated consultation meeting for its fishery sector to strengthen its supports to realize decent working conditions for Indonesian fishers within the country and abroad.

  10. Event

    Visit of Tanzanian delegation of ministries and insurance industry officials to Uganda

    From 31 January to 4 February, Social Finance facilitated a “study tour” of Tanzanian delegates to Uganda. The study tour helped participants learn from interactions with Ugandan ministries, the central bank, the regulatory authority and different insurance companies.