Publications on Employment intensive investment

  1. Farm-to-market road rehabilitation

    Making connections: Farm-to-market road rehabilitation in San Isidro, Leyte

    21 September 2016

    The Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)-damaged farm-to-market road in San Isidro, Leyte severely hampered the farmers’ agricultural activities. In response, the International Labour Organization (ILO) supported the Municipal Government of San Isidro in restoring the small-scale farmers’ ability to generate income, and in enhancing their food security.

  2. Employment and Decent Work in fragile situations: Pathways for peace and resilience

    Strengthening national leadership through the Embedded Approach in Timor-Leste

    19 September 2016

    This paper provides an overview of selected lessons learned from the ILO’s involvement in fragile Timor-Leste. In particular it focuses on the embedded approach and its significance for the sustained engagement of the ILO in Timor-Leste.

  3. Construction and repair of damaged schools

    Dignified work: Construction and repair of damaged schools in Sta Fe, Bantayan Island

    25 August 2016

    Providing livelihood opportunities and reconstructing community assets often go hand in hand. Such was the case in Bantayan Island, Northern Cebu during rebuilding efforts after Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).

  4. Global evidence on youth employment

    Interventions to Improve the Labour Market Outcomes of Youth: A Systematic Review of Training, Entrepreneurship Promotion, Employment Services and Subsidized Employment Interventions

    10 August 2016

    This systematic review investigates the impact of training and skills development, entrepreneurship promotion, employment services, and subsidised employment interventions on the labour market outcomes of young women and men. The systematic review and meta-analysis is based on evidence from 113 counterfactual-based impact evaluations of 107 active labour market programmes in 31 low-, middle- and high-income countries.

  5. Reconstruction for the farming communities

    Connecting communities: Causeway reconstruction for the farming communities of San Remigio

    24 June 2016

    Damaged roads hampered trading activities in many Super Typhoon Haiyan-affected areas. A solution to this problem in San Remigio, Northern Cebu lay in the hands of the residents themselves who participated in rebuilding efforts.

  6. Construction and repair of damaged schools

    Rebuilding communities: Construction and repair of damaged schools in Camotes Islands

    24 June 2016

    The Camotes group of islands received a surge of relief aid, but the ILO realized that public assets restoration was an area that needed more attention. Thus, the ILO worked with the International Mission Board (IMB), the Baptist Global Response (BGR) and Disaster to Development (D2D) to repair and rebuild structures in five public school devastated by the super typhoon.

  7. Repair of community potable water system

    Water is life: Repair of community potable water system and reforestation of community-managed watershed in Pinabacdao, Samar

    27 May 2016

    The supply of potable water in the municipality of Pinabacdao, Samar was severely impeded by the successive impacts of Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) and Tropical Storms Jangmi (Seniang) and Mekkhala (Amang). Because both water and livelihoods are essential to human life, the International Labour Organization (ILO) partnered with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Pinabacdao to restore the flow of water to 4,000 families.

  8. Restoration of mangroves damaged by typhoon

    Climate-resilient communities: Restoration of mangroves damaged by Typhoons Ruby and Seniang in Biri, Northern Samar

    27 May 2016

    Two 10-hectare areas, one in each Barangay, were the sites of the mangrove restoration. A total of 20,000 propagules were harvested from nearby mangrove areas and planted. Also, at least 4,000 propagules of alternative species — unsuitable for direct planting at a young age — were collected in community-managed nurseries, to be eventually used to replenish unsuccessful growths and to improve mangrove diversity. Technical support was provided by the Provincial Government of Northern Samar-Environment and Natural Resources Office (PGNS-ENRO).

  9. Publication

    Illustrated guidelines for gender-responsive employment intensive investment programmes

    15 March 2016

    This guide is the outcome of a study carried out on gender and public works, and has been developed using evidence from 43 EIIPs implemented in 27 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and Latin America between 1995 and 2013.

  10. Publication

    The role of construction as an employment provider: A world-wide input-output analysis

    21 December 2015

    Employment Working Paper No. 186