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2014

  1. Green jobs and renewable energy in Namibia: low carbon, high employment

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the renewable energy and jobs potential in Namibia.

  2. Skills for green jobs in Namibia: Occupational changes in the green economy

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential occupational changes from a transition towards a green economy in Namibia.

  3. Green entrepreneurship: Creating green jobs through sustainable enterprise development in Namibia

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential for green enterprise development in Namibia.

  4. Green jobs in Namibia: Opportunities for job creation in the green economy

    04 August 2014

    This fact sheet analyses the potential for green jobs creation in Namibia.

  5. Stimulating Microenterprise Growth: Results from a Loans, Grants and Training Experiment in Uganda

    01 August 2014

    The results of a randomized experiment with microenterprise owners in Uganda designed to explore constraints to capital, skills and self-control. Business are presented. Business owners were randomly selected to receive loans, cash grants, business skills training, or a combination of these programs. Men with access to loans and training report significantly higher profits. The loan-only intervention had some initial impact, but this does not last. There are no impacts from the grant intervention, and no effects for women from any of the interventions. The results suggest that male-owned microenterprises can grow through finance when paired with training.

  6. Green Jobs Malaysia Project

    29 July 2014

    This fact sheet summarizes ILO's green jobs promotion in Malaysia

  7. Women Entrepreneurs’ Associations Capacity Building Guide

    30 June 2014

    The Women Entrepreneurs’ Association Capacity Building Guide (WEA Capacity Building Guide) is a training package designed to assist Women Entrepreneurs’ Associations in improving and sustaining their associations. The emphasis is on building the capacity of the associations, and on strengthening their ability to serve and advocate for their members.

  8. Improve Your Exhibiting Skills: A Training Guide (IYES)

    30 June 2014

    Improve Your Exhibiting Skills (IYES) is a training package for facilitators to enhance women's capacity to access and participate in trade fairs, in part through the organization of women-only trade fairs, as well as through their participation in regular shows and events.

  9. FAMOS Check Guide and Methods

    30 June 2014

    The FAMOS Guide was developed to help business support agencies, financial institutions and government departments obtain a fresh look – and a systematic assessment – of the extent to which they target and serve women entrepreneurs, their needs and their potentialities.

  10. Cooperative movement engagement in sustainable development and the post-2015 process: Survey findings

    27 June 2014

    In order to bring cooperative voices into the discussion around the post-2015 development agenda, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) have launched an initiative on the contribution of cooperatives to sustainable development. This brief reports on the results of an online survey that investigated the current and potential contributions of cooperatives to sustainable development.

  11. Gender and Entrepreneurship Together (GET Ahead)

    24 June 2014

    GET Ahead for Women in Enterprise is a training package and resource kit for low-income women and men engaged in or wishing to start a small-scale business. It differs from conventional business training materials as it highlights entrepreneurial skills from a gender perspective, whether applied to starting or improving an individual, family or group business.

  12. Enterprise Formalization: Fact or Fiction? – New ILO/GIZ Study on what works to formalize enterprises

    02 June 2014

    Informality of enterprises seems to be a rational behaviour that can best be overcome by reducing the cost of formalization and by offering clear benefits like an extended coverage of social protection. This is one of the key findings of a new joint study of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) trying to summarize what works and what doesn’t work in formalizing the large informal enterprise sector in developing and emerging countries.

  13. ILO and Cooperatives - ILO COOP NEWS No. 1, 2014

    19 May 2014

    This issue of the COOP News includes articles on various events, projects, trainings and meetings related to the work of the ILO's COOP Unit between January and March, 2014.

  14. The economics of biogas. Creating green jobs in the dairy sector in India

    12 May 2014

    The study analyses the economics and employment of the cow dung industry whilst also paying attention to the environmental and emission aspects. Based on a case study of the dairy cluster in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, the paper argues for an integrated 'Energy-Dairy' policy aligning dung management strategies to the national industry policy.

  15. Cooperatives and the Sustainable Development Goals: A Contribution to the Post-2015 Development Debate

    08 April 2014

    This brief summarizes the main findings of a forthcoming report of the same title, by Frederick O. Wanyama of Maseno University in Kenya, prepared as part of ILO’s contribution to the initiative on the contribution of cooperatives to sustainable development.

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