Informal economy resources

August 2021

  1. Acknowledging young Pacific entrepreneurs transforming food systems

    31 August 2021

    The Informal Economies Recovery Project highlights some of the young entrepreneurs in the Pacific.

  2. Pilot in Ba (Fiji) to inspire a new generation of women and girls in agriculture

    31 August 2021

    The initiative aims to improve the livelihoods of rural farmers and boost food security, as well as inspire a new generation of women and girls in agriculture. And is being implemented by IFAD under the Informal Economies Recovery Project.

  3. 120 informal sector entrepreneurs in south Santo (Vanuatu) access business and technical training

    31 August 2021

    Since 2020, the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) economic empowerment work in Vanuatu has been amplified by the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project. With the support from the project, the Vanuatu team has been able to extend its reach and to fund seeds and agricultural tools distribution.

  4. Tevita Tobeyaweni – Entrepreneur’s Journey (FIJI)

    31 August 2021

    Tevita Tobeyaweni is a dancer-choreographer and the founder of MATA Dance Crew in Fiji. He takes us through his journey as a growing entrepreneur.

  5. IFAD statement for the August edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    31 August 2021

    IFAD Country Director, Pacific Island States, Tawfiq El-Zabri

  6. United Nations supports public-private partnership to promote Covid-19 safe business operations

    13 August 2021

    In a bid to minimize financial stressors on Fijian micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the United Nations [UN] is partnering with the Fijian Government, the Fiji Commerce & Employers Federation (FCEF), Fijian Competition & Consumer Commission (FCCC) and the Suva Retailers Association (SRA) to design, print and deliver tailored COVID-Safe signage packs to MSME’s, including those in the informal sector.

  7. UN Philippines calls for cooperation towards decent work for rural workers

    11 August 2021

    United Nations Resident Coordinator (UNRC) in the Philippines Gustavo González says promoting social justice, human and labour rights is critical to ending poverty at the launch of the ILO USDOL project on Improving Workers’ Rights in the Rural Sectors of the Indo-Pacific with a focus on Women held on 11 August 2021 in Manila, Philippines.

  8. Opening address at the launch of the ILO USDOL project on Improving workers’ rights in the rural sectors of the Indo-Pacific with a focus on women

    11 August 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the ILO USDOL project on Improving workers’ rights in the rural sectors of the Indo-Pacific with a focus on women, 11 August 2021, Manila, Philippines

  9. ILO, USDOL launch new project to support rural workers

    11 August 2021

    Men and women rural workers will benefit from a new ILO, USDOL partnership to support COVID-19 recovery through decent work, and improve health and safety at work, gender equality and labour law compliance in agriculture, fishing and mining in the Philippines.

  10. ILO, USDOL to launch new project to support rural workers

    09 August 2021

    The ILO with the support from the United States Department of Labor is launching a new project in the Philippines to improve compliance with labour laws, occupational safety and health and gender equality in rural sectors covering agriculture, fishing and mining.