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Green jobs and green skills in a brown Philippine economy: background country study

The Philippines is facing two difficult and intertwined environmental tasks: minimizing the adverse impact of climate change through varied mitigation/adaptation measures and restoring its degraded environment.

Type: Working paper
Date issued: 30 June 2010
Reference: 9789221238133[ISBN]
Authors: Dr Rene E. Ofreneo
Format available: xxiv, 144 p.

Initial findings of this study show that a green restructuring of the Philippine economy is likely to have a positive impact on employment because of the generally labour-intensive nature of the greening processes.

Tags: employment creation, environmental protection, climate change

Regions and countries covered: Philippines

Unit responsible: ILO Country Office for the Philippines

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