Resources from ILO Country Office for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique

  1. Japan supports ILO and Mozambique in socio-economic recovery after cyclone Idai

    03 March 2020

    The Government of Japan has contributed US$ 545,454 to ILO’s response to cyclone devastation in Mozambique. This support will help restore damaged rural roads and create local jobs, providing better access and improving resilience in the Manica province.

  2. January 2020 Edition of ILO Country Office for Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique Quarterly Newsletter

    13 February 2020

    The new edition of the newsletter focuses on the human-centred approach towards communicating the ILO’s social justice and decent work mandate to the public. This will ensure that the future of work is human-centred and the ILO has a responsibility to equip the public using impactful human interest stories and pictures.

  3. TRANSFORM Newsletter Issue No. 3

    17 January 2020

    TRANSFORM is an innovative learning package on the administration of national social protection floors in Africa. It encompasses learning materials and methods for adult learning, to help decision makers and practitioners take ownership in building national social protection systems through continuous learning and reflective practice. To learn more, download the third edition of the TRANSFORM E-newsletter.

  4. ILO's Actuarial Model Workshop (4-7 November)

    ILO is organizing, within the scope of the ACTION/Portugal project, two technical workshops in Maputo to enhance social security institutions' capacity to deal with fundamental aspects to ensure sustainability of the contributory social security system in Mozambique: training on ILO's Actuarial Model (4-7 November)

  5. ILO's Governance of Pension Funds' Investments Workshop(7-8 November)

    ILO is organizing, within the scope of the ACTION/Portugal project, two technical workshops in Maputo to enhance social security institutions' capacity to deal with fundamental aspects to ensure sustainability of the contributory social security system in Mozambique: training on ILO's Governance of Pension Funds' Investments Workshop(7-8 November)

  6. Towards Universal Social Security for the Elderly in Mozambique

    14 October 2019

    In Mozambique, social assistance for the elderly is a right enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic. Mozambique currently has 1.25 million elderly people, which corresponds to 4.5% of the population. Although assistance during old-age is a right, half of all elderly people are not yet covered by social security — whether through the mandatory social security subsystem (contributory) or the basic social security subsystem (non-contributory). This policy brief analyzes the feasibility of an Universal Old Age pension in Mozambique in the short term (2019-2024).

  7. Towards Universal Social Security for the Elderly in Mozambique

    01 October 2019

    In Mozambique, social assistance for the elderly is a right enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic. Mozambique currently has 1.25 million elderly people, which corresponds to 4.5% of the population. Although assistance during old-age is a right, half of all elderly people are not yet covered by social security — whether through the mandatory social security subsystem (contributory) or the basic social security subsystem (non-contributory). This policy brief analyzes the feasibility of an Universal Old Age pension in Mozambique in the short term (2019-2024).

  8. Social Action Budget Brief 2019 - Mozambique (ILO, UNICEF)

    01 October 2019

    The publication analyses budget allocations, trends and fiscal space available for non-contributory social protection in Mozambique, raising several key aspects for policy makers consideration.

  9. Institutional and Needs Assessment of Cooperatives and Cooperative Support Organisations in the Tobacco Growing Communities in Kaoma and Nkeyema Districts Sector, Zambia

    24 September 2019

    The ILO is implementing a project “Addressing decent work deficits in the tobacco sector of Zambia”. The proposed one year project will be implemented in Kaoma and Nkeyema Districts of Western Province and will coordinate with and complement similar initiatives in Tanzania, Malawi and in Uganda, which are also working in similar projects. Building on previous ILO’s interventions, the projects will strengthen the capacities of selected farmers’ organizations to address decent work deficits including through the cooperative approach and using ILO adapted tools. Operating in most of the economic sectors where child labour and other decent work deficits are found, particularly in agriculture, cooperatives’ commitment to social responsibility can lend them naturally to play an important role to eliminate child labour and promote decent working conditions. The ILO has long drawn on the strength of the cooperative model in the fight against child labour and other decent work deficits. In this regard, the ILO is calling for proposals for consultancy services to undertake an Institutional and Needs Assessment of Cooperatives and Cooperative Support Organisations in the Tobacco Growing Communities in Kaoma and Nkeyema Districts.

  10. Best Practices on Social Protection: The case of e-INAS in Mozambique

    20 August 2019

    a document that describes and capitalize the whole process of building such a complex, key component of a functioning social protection system and highlights the importance of taking advantage of national capacities and using a training approach to enhance ownership and ensure sustainability.