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Document ID (ISN)106129
CIS number 07-120
Year 2003
Convention or series no. IWSDWA/2003
Title Decent work in agriculture
Original title Le travail décent dans l'agriculture [in French]
Trabajo decente en la agricultura [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2003. v, 83p. Illus.
Internet access http://www.ilo.org/public/english/dialogue/actrav/new/agsymp03/iwsdwa.pdf [in English]
http://www.ilo.org/public/french/dialogue/actrav/new/agsymp03/iwsdwa.pdf [in French]
07-0120fr.pdf [in French]
07-0120en.pdf [in English]
07-0120es.pdf [in Spanish]
http://www.ilo.org/public/spanish/dialogue/actrav/new/agsymp03/iwsdwa.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract This background paper was prepared for the International Workers' Colloquium on Decent Work in Agriculture held in Geneva, Switzerland, 15-18 September 2003. It is based on work carried out by the ILO and other organizations, and aims to place agriculture at the centre of the framework adopted by the ILO to promote decent work. This document is structured according to the four pillars of decent work: principles and fundamental rights; agricultural workers; employment and wages; social protection and social dialogue. It includes a section on health protection and the hazards of pesticides and other work-related health risks.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; agriculture; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; legal aspects; report; migrant workers; social aspects; child labour; discriminatory practices; employee rights; role of workers' organizations
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Child labour