Through rigorous impact research, this capacity development and learning grant project aims to understand “what works” in the promotion of gender mainstreaming, with the ultimate goal of reaching gender equality in rural employment outcomes across the region.
Taqeem provides technical assistance and training to partners with the objective of creating a critical mass of evaluation expertise in the MENA region.
Taqeem supports and conducts research to build evidence for effective design and implementation of policies and programmes targeting young people and women in rural areas.
Taqeem disseminates findings and recommendations from impact research to policy makers and practitioners who are using the evidence to improve programming and policy decisions. The objective is to ensure gender and rural mainstreaming in youth employment strategies.
Knowledge Sharing Forum on Evidence and Impact Measurement
The 2 day event will share knowledge and evidence on what works in youth and women’s employment by looking at case studies of the ILO-IFAD Community of Practice on Youth Employment for MENA countries. The interactive event will allow youth employment practitioners to set the agenda for knowledge generation in the region while learning about innovative techniques for results measurement.
International Women's Day 2018
08 March 2018
The ILO and IFAD supported Taqeem Initiative pilots innovative M&E strategies for women and youth in the MENA region.
Decent Work in the Rural Economy: Policy Guidance Note
27 February 2018
The goal of the policy guidance notes is to offer guidance to policymakers, the social partners and development practitioners on ways to effectively address employment- and labour-related issues in the rural context.
Global Employment Trends for Youth 2017
30 November 2017
Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job opportunities continue to hamper young people’s quest for decent work.
ILO Work in Progress Blog
30 October 2017
ILO Taqeem blogs about their participation at the World Skills Competition 2017 held in Abu Dhabi
Rural 21 Article: Tapping the potential of rural youth, Vol. 51 Nr. 3/2017
30 October 2017
An article by the ILO Youth Employment Programme appeared in Rural21, the International Journal for Rural Development