Jamaica - IPEC projects

Project title

Start date

End date


Tackling Child Labour through Education (TACKLE)

01 March 2008

31 August 2013

European Commission

Objective: The overall objective of this project is to contribute towards poverty reduction in Angola, Fiji, Guyana, Jamaica, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Papa New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Sudan and Zambia by providing equitable access to basic education and skills development to the most disadvantaged section of the society. By the end of this project: (1) country level legal framework will be prepared or strengthened where already in existence: (2) institutional capacity will be strengthened leading to improved ability to formulate and implement child labour strategies; (3) targeted actions to combat child labour will be designed and implemented and (4) advocacy and dissemination of good practices will be improved to enhance knowledge base and networks on child labour and education.