Employment intensive investment news

  1. Press release

    Roads for farmers and jobs for the community

    09 November 2018

    An ILO project has worked to build and rehabilitate agricultural roads to serve farmers in northern Lebanon, while at the same time creating short-term jobs for both the local population as well as displaced Syrians in the area.

  2. News

    Employment creation for youth to build sustainable peace in The Gambia: Launch of the employment-intensive construction works

    17 October 2018

    The project creates employment opportunities for the youth in The Gambia through ILO’s employment-intensive construction approach with a focus on equal and decent work opportunities

  3. News

    Livelihoods enhanced through labour-based road project

    21 September 2018

    The Department of National Roads, Bridges and Flood Control (DNRBFC) and ILO launched the first Trial Contracts for the Enhancing Rural Access – Agro Forestry Labour-Based Road Rehabilitation Project in the Baucau Municipality of Timor-Leste.

  4. News

    What is ERA Agro-Forestry doing for contractors in Timor Leste?

    22 May 2018

    Capacity Building for Contractors, especially for local small and medium Contractors is a “buzz word” in developmental circles owing to the colossal amounts that are spent on infrastructure, its impact on employment and the realization that true development is best achieved through local capacity.

  5. News

    Improving the OSH capacities of relevant officials and private contractors in Timor-Leste

    15 May 2018

    Staff from the Ministry of Development and Institutional Reform (MDIR), Ministry of State Administration (ESTATAL) and private contractors participated in the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Capacity Development Trainings held in two regions of Timor-Leste: Dili and Bacau.

  6. News

    Workshop on infrastructure financing tools and systems in Mogadishu

    28 March 2018

  7. Press release

    Japan to support youth employment to build stability and peace in The Gambia

    23 March 2018

    New project will support jobs for youth through infrastructure works with local resources, skills training and entrepreneurship promotion, with a strong focus on returnees and women.

  8. Our impact, their voices

    “We cannot live without doing anything”

    16 March 2018

    Kinofelis, a public works programme in Greece, has helped some 45,000 beneficiaries find a job, giving new hope to communities in the crisis-shaken country. The ILO was asked by the European Commission to improve the programme by focusing on skills, social protection and the payment of the minimum wage.

  9. Video

    17th Regional Seminar for Labour Based Practitioners

    05 March 2018

    The 17th Seminar of Labour-Based Practitioners was organized by the Government of Ethiopia in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) on November 13 to 17, 2017 in Addis Ababa. The theme of the seminar was "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach”. The Seminar brought together 490 participants including policy makers, programme directors and practitioners from 27 countries across the world.

  10. News

    Milestone attained with take-off of contractor training programme

    29 January 2018

    The ERA Agro-Forestry Project seeks at capacitating 40 contractors, together with central government and municipal officials to construct and supervise rural roads within agro-forestry areas.