Publications

May 2007

  1. Local Economic Development in Mozambique : Economic and social needs are one

    01 May 2007

    LED Story No. 4

April 2007

  1. Success Africa II

    01 April 2007

    Sucess Africa II brings together 38 cases of successful activities to promote employment generation and other aspects of decent work as a means of improving people's lives.

  2. ILO ACTIVITIES IN AFRICA 2004–2006

    01 April 2007

    Report of the Director-General, Eleventh African Regional Meeting Addis Ababa, April 2007

  3. The Decent Work Agenda in Africa, 2007-2015

    01 April 2007

    Report of the Director-General, Eleventh African Regional Meeting Addis Ababa, April 2007

March 2007

  1. Empower rural women - end poverty and hunger: the potential of African cooperatives. Initiatives in Eastern and Southern Africa

    02 March 2007

    This leaflet provides an overview of how cooperatives can help to bridge gender gaps for positive development and poverty-reduction outcomes, and of possible action points for unleashing the potential of cooperatives based on examples from initiatives in Eastern and Southern Africa.

  2. Empower rural women - end poverty and hunger: the potential of African cooperatives. Initiatives in Eastern and Southern Africa

    02 March 2007

    This leaflet provides an overview of how cooperatives can help to bridge gender gaps for positive development and poverty-reduction outcomes, and of possible action points for unleashing the potential of cooperatives based on examples from initiatives in Eastern and Southern Africa.

December 2006

  1. Employment Opportunities and Working Conditions of Rural and Peri Urban Youth in Liberia

    01 December 2006

    This study is commissioned by United Nations Development Programme-Liberia (UNDP) and the International Labour Office -Liberia (ILO). The UNDP-Liberia’s Early Recovery Cluster has income generation, job creation and skills development for youth as one of its three focus areas. This study will inform UNDP’s planning and implementing of strategic interventions through a community driven development approach within this area. The study will also inform ILO country programming in Liberia and help formulating a concrete action plan as part of Key Initiative 2 under LEEP/LEAP on skills training (see National Employment Strategy for Decent Work below). In addition, for the ILO, this study is part of a wider concern to provide information and undertake analyses of the status of rural youth employment in Africa.

September 2006

  1. Increased application of labour-based methods through appropriate engineering standards (Final Evaluation Summary)

    01 September 2006

    Projects INT/01/03/UKM, ZIM/02/01/DAN and LES/03/01/LES

July 2006

  1. Baseline Study : Forced Labour and Human Trafficking in Kwara, Kano, Cross River and Lagos States in Nigeria

    18 July 2006

    The baseline study in the four states was part of a larger research project initiated by the Special Action Programme to Combat Forced Labour and Trafficking (SAP-FL) of ILO¬DECLARATION. The overall objective of the study was to generate multi-varied baseline data on forced labour and trafficking in persons. The data generated included the level or prevalence of forced labour and human trafficking in the four pilot states, their root causes and the cultural perceptions and attitudes of the rural and urban community members toward migration-motivated forced labour and human trafficking. Through the data analysis, an understanding of the nature, mechanisms and trends in human trafficking and forced labour was developed. In addition, the study sought to examine, analyse and explain how existing law and policies regulating migration and trafficking influence the movement of employment¬motivated migrants.

  2. ILO Proposed Strategies for Combating Trafficking in Persons and Forced Labour Through Nigeria's Poverty Reduction scheme(Needs and Seeds)

    12 July 2006

    This study seeks to deterimine and propose ways of linking anti-human trafficking and forced labour measures in general, and the Action Programme against Forced Labour and Trafficking in West Africa in Particular, with the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (Needs) at the federal level and the State Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (SEEDS) at the state level in four pilot states of Kano, Kwara, Lagos and Cross River States.

  3. Mobilizing Action on the Protection of Domestic Workers from Forced Labour and Trafficking (Final Evaluation Summary)

    01 July 2006

    Project RAS/03/53/UKM

  4. ILO's Action Programme Against Forced Labour and Trafficking in West Africa (PATWA) (Final Evaluation Summary)

    01 July 2006

    Project RAF/03/51/UKM

June 2006

  1. The Impact of HIV and AIDS on the Small and Medium Enterprises Sector in Zimbabwe

    20 June 2006

    The main objective of the study was to assess the socio-economic impact of HIV and AIDS on SMEs in Zimbabwe and recommend appropriate strategies and programmes to mitigate its effects.

  2. Handbook on Establishing Effective Labour Migration Policies in Countries of Origin and Destination.

    08 June 2006

    This comprehensive Handbook guides governments, social partners and other stakeholders in developing new policy approaches, solutions, and practical measures fro better governance of labour migration in countries of origin and of destination. It analyzes effective policies and practices and draws upon examples from countries that have experience in this field.

  3. Red shoes : experiences of girl-combatants in Liberia

    01 June 2006

  4. Building entrepreneurial capacity for returnee and refugee women in Angola and Mozambique

    01 June 2006

    ILO-UNHCR Partnership through Technical Cooperation

  5. Round table discussion on the Ministerial Declaration and Plan of Action against child labour of the Community of Portuguese speaking countries

    01 June 2006

    International Labour ConferencePalais des Nations - Geneva8 June 200618:15 - 19:45

May 2006

  1. Employment Relations and Human Resource Management in Small Firms: An African Perspective

    24 May 2006

    Understanding how the labour-management partnership develops in SMEs, as well as the forces encouraging or deterring that development, is an important first step in helping these enterprises become more productive and competitive. This paper reports on five case studies in the food sector in two African countries; three cases in Kenya and two in Botswana.

April 2006

  1. The Multilateral Framework on Labour Migration

    19 April 2006

    The ILO Multilateral Framework on Labour Migration: Non-binding principles and guidelines for a rights-based approach to labour migration aims to assist governments, social partners and stakeholders in their efforts to regulate labour migration and protect migrant workers. It provides a comprehensive set of rights-based guidelines and principles so as a global compilation of good practices on labour migration developed by governments and social partners.

  2. West Africa Cocoa and Commercial Agriculture Project to combat hazardous and exploitative child labour (WACAP) (Final Evaluation Summary)

    01 April 2006

    Project: RAF/03/06/ICA Evaluation Consultant: Stanley Asangalisah