Employment intensive investment news
Highlights of new study assessing the impact of increasing domestic processing of cocoa in Ghana on employment and job creation presented during high-level meeting
11 December 2018
The new study was conducted by the STRENGTHEN project, a joint ILO-European Union global initiative.
Roads for farmers and jobs for the community
09 November 2018
An ILO project has worked to build and rehabilitate agricultural roads to serve farmers in northern Lebanon, while at the same time creating short-term jobs for both the local population as well as displaced Syrians in the area.
Employment creation for youth to build sustainable peace in The Gambia: Launch of the employment-intensive construction works
17 October 2018
The project creates employment opportunities for the youth in The Gambia through ILO’s employment-intensive construction approach with a focus on equal and decent work opportunities
Livelihoods enhanced through labour-based road project
21 September 2018
The Department of National Roads, Bridges and Flood Control (DNRBFC) and ILO launched the first Trial Contracts for the Enhancing Rural Access – Agro Forestry Labour-Based Road Rehabilitation Project in the Baucau Municipality of Timor-Leste.
ILO response to Syrian refugee crisis
ILO, Jordan to expand green employment project for Jordanians and Syrian refugees
15 August 2018
The ILO and Jordan’s Ministry of Agriculture agree to implement the second phase of a project to boost decent jobs through green works and labour-intensive employment in agriculture and forestry.
ILO and Zambia partner to improve living standards in rural areas
10 August 2018
Upgrading rural roads will provide the right connectivity to develop local communities’ access to markets and create decent work opportunities.
Labour Standards and Trade
EU, business and labour org host forum on labour standards and trade, discuss decent work and sustainable trade in Philippine value chains
05 June 2018
The Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines (EUD), the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), the EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN), and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have come together to host a forum entitled Labour Standards and Trade: A Discussion on Decent Work and Sustainable Trade in Philippine Value Chains.
What is ERA Agro-Forestry doing for contractors in Timor Leste?
22 May 2018
Capacity Building for Contractors, especially for local small and medium Contractors is a “buzz word” in developmental circles owing to the colossal amounts that are spent on infrastructure, its impact on employment and the realization that true development is best achieved through local capacity.
Improving the OSH capacities of relevant officials and private contractors in Timor-Leste
15 May 2018
Staff from the Ministry of Development and Institutional Reform (MDIR), Ministry of State Administration (ESTATAL) and private contractors participated in the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Capacity Development Trainings held in two regions of Timor-Leste: Dili and Bacau.
Workshop on infrastructure financing tools and systems in Mogadishu
28 March 2018