Sector selection and assessments

Afghanistan

Focus value chain(s): cotton, grapes, poultry, sheep, goats, almonds and dairy
Decent work objective: Incomes and job creation
Partner: Road to Jobs (Sida-ILO)
Read: Selecting the road to more and better jobs

Bolivia

Focus value chain(s): Tourism & Andean Grains
Decent work objective: SME competitiveness and inclusive growth
Partner: ILO (SCORE)
Read: Dos vías hacia la exportación y la formalización de empresas

Brazil

Focus value chains(s): Migrants and refugees
Decent work objective: Livelihood promotion
Partner: ILO, UNHCR
Read: Livelihoods for migrants and refugees in Brazil 

Dominican Republic

Focus value chains(s): Venezuelan migrants
Decent work objective: Livelihood promotion
Partner: ILO, INMRD, UNHCR ACNUR
Read: Livelihood Promotion for Venezuelans in the Dominican Republic (in spanish)

Ethiopia

Focus value chains(s): Agriculture
Decent work objective: Youth employment
Partner: ILO, ProAgro, GIZ
Read: ProAgro Ethiopia Sector & Region Selection Study

Guyana

Focus value chains(s): Fruits and vegetables
Decent work objective: Productive employment
Partner: ILO
Read: Guyana on its way to high-value markets: finding export potential in the vegetable and fruit sector

Guyana

Focus value chains(s): Fruits and vegetables
Decent work objective: Productive employment
Partner: Guyana’s Ministry of Business
Read: Sector Selection in Guyana: Finding Export and Value Add Opportunities in Thin Markets

Kyrgyzstan

Focus value chains(s): Horticulture, apples, apricots, potatoes and plums
Decent work objective: Income increase 
Partner: UNIDO
Read: Assessment of select horticultural sectors in Kyrgyzstan, and their market access potential

Mexico

Focus value chain(s): Refugees in Mexico
Decent work objective: labor reintegration
Partner: ILO, UNHCR ACNUR
Read: Rapid market diagnosis and choice of value chains for the labor reintegration of the refugee population in Mexico (in spanish)

Morocco

Focus value chain(s): Agriculture
Decent work objective: youth employment
Partner: ILO, ProAgro GIZ
Read: Rapport de sélection de sous-secteurs agro-industriels pour le projet ProAgro Maroc (in french)

Myanmar

Focus value chain(s): Horticulture
Decent work objective: SME competitiveness and inclusive growth
Partner: ILO, SECO, UNCTAD, ITC, UNIDO, UNOPS, Ministry of Commerce
Read: Unearthing the potential for inclusive growth: A rapid market assessment of the horticulture sector in Southern Shan State

Myanmar

Focus value chain(s): Fruits and vegetables
Decent work objective: SME Competitiveness and Inclusive Growth
Partner: ILO, SECO, UNCTAD, ITC, UNIDO, UNOPS, Ministry of Commerce
Read: Cluster on trade and productive capacity, Myanmar

Nepal

Focus value chain(s): Tea, dairy, cardamom, fresh vegetables, pond fish, goat (meat), ginger, lentils
Decent work objective: Inclusive growth
Partner: ILO, UNNATI
Read: Eight ways to grow Nepal's agricultural sector: A rapid market assessment and ranking of agricultural sub-sectors

Peru

Focus value chains(s): Wood furniture, aquaculture, tourism
Decent work objective: SME productivity and working conditions
Partner: SCORE (SECO-ILO)
Read: Sector selection in Peru (in Spanish)

Tanzania

Focus value chain(s): Horticulture, tourism, apiculture
Decent work objective: Youth employment
Partner: UN Joint Programme (ILO, FAO, UNIDO, UN Women)
Read: Cracking Tanzania's Youth Employment Conundrum 

Uganda

Focus value chain(s): Refugees in Uganda
Decent work objective: improving jobs and livelihoods for refugees and host communities
Partner: ILO
Read: Synthesis Report: Paving the way for better jobs and improving livelihoods for refugees and host communities in Arua, Uganda

Vietnam

Focus value chain(s): Responsible tourism
Decent work objective: Competitiveness and inclusive growth
Partner: SECO
Read: Rapid market assessment of Responsible Tourism in Vietnam 

Zimbabwe

Focus value chain(s): Apiculture, artisanal mining, mopane worms, horticulture
Decent work objective: Youth employment and women’s economic empowerment
Partner: African Development Bank
Read: Rapid Market Assessment of Key Sectors for Women and Youth in Zimbabwe 
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