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  1. Publication

    Credit guarantees: SME access to finance and employment in Africa

    12 May 2022

    This report makes a thorough review of existing studies that have laid out the relationship between credit guarantee facilities, SMEs access to credit, and job creation.

  2. News

    ILO and development banks launch discussions on measuring the impact of investment projects on employment

    02 February 2022

  3. Publication

    Employment impact assessments in Africa: Application and suitability of local multiplier analysis

    25 January 2022

  4. Publication

    The enhancement of input-output based employment assessment tools for EU operations in sub-Saharan Africa

    29 October 2021

  5. Publication

    The use of GIS in employment impact assessments

    30 July 2021

  6. Fact sheet

    STRENGTHEN 2: Employment impact assessment to maximize job creation in Africa

    10 May 2021

    The STRENGTHEN 2 project is a joint initiative of the European Union and the ILO that focuses on job creation through investments.

  7. Question and Answer

    Q&A on the STRENGTHEN 2 Project

    20 April 2021

    STRENGTHEN 2 is a joint initiative of the European Union and the ILO that focuses on assessing the employment effects of supported investments and development programmes in sub-Saharan Africa. The strategic partnership aims to promote the creation of more and better jobs, boost economies and set the stage for a better future of work. In this Question and Answer, Ralf Krueger, Chief Technical Adviser of the project, gives a brief overview of the initiative, the approach adopted and expected results.

  8. Article

    How the ILO can support vital public employment programmes during the COVID-19 crisis

    10 February 2021

    Public employment programmes have played an increasingly important role in government responses to the COVID-19 crisis. In this article, Maikel Lieuw-Kie-Song, ILO Specialist on the Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) sheds light on new, innovative approaches being used to assist countries like Uzbekistan in supporting their PWPs during the pandemic, resulting in temporary work for almost 500,000 women and men in 2020 – nearly twice as many jobs as those created before the pandemic.