01 January 2003
An ILO methodology for promoting socio-economic development in poor rural communities. It emphasises the central role of knowledge and skills in modern day employment growth and competitiveness and, thereby, also the crucial role of training as part of an integrated package of actions to create new economic and employment opportunities for the poor, the unemployed and the otherwise disadvantaged. It is a tool for poverty reduction not just poverty alleviation.
04 June 2001
To improve their living conditions, poor people require access to employment and basic goods and services. They can improve their situation through national and local investment in infrastructure that provides jobs.