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Document ID (ISN)106787
CIS number 07-838
ISBN(s) 92-2-315735-8
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Alcóser M., Forastieri V
Title Working and environmental conditions of child labour in agriculture: Method of investigation
Original title Condiciones y medio ambiente del trabajo infantil en la agricultura: Metodología de investigación [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 2004. 95p. Illus. 14 ref.
Internet access 07-0838.pdf [in Spanish]
http://portal.oit.or.cr/index.php?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=sst/trab_infantil/meto_agri.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract According to ILO estimates, the worldwide working population includes some 350 million children. This document presents an approach for studying the working conditions and environment for children in the agricultural sector. Contents: introduction to child labour in the agricultural sector in Central America; theoretical framework on which the approach is based; description of the approach; tools used; evaluation guide (data collection); matrix of the processes; overview and mapping of risk factors.
Descriptors (primary) ILO; child labour; agriculture; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) welfare facilities; Latin America; exposure evaluation; personal protective equipment; glossary; description of technique; developing countries; thermal environment; social aspects; compilation of statistics
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