The Lab publications

November 2022

  1. Publication

    Cross-Border Value Chain Development: A Rough Guide to Market Systems Development for Decent Work

    25 November 2022

September 2022

  1. Publication

    Market Systems Approach for Decent Work in Ukraine - Sector Selection Report. Prioritising the pathway for vulnerable workers in economic reconstruction

    12 September 2022

July 2022

  1. Think piece

    A market systems approach to skills development

    18 July 2022

    A joint think piece by the ILO SKILLS Branch and SME unit

February 2022

  1. Brief

    When OSH is Good for Business

    17 February 2022

    A Guidance Note on Using Market Systems Development to Advance Occupational Safety and Health among MSMEs

November 2021

  1. Brief

    “How to” Manage Adaptively in Value Chain Development Projects

    11 November 2021

August 2021

  1. Brief

    “How to” Measure Job Quality in value chain development projects

    26 August 2021

July 2021

  1. Brief

    ILO’s Portfolio of Market Systems Development Operations for Decent Work

    26 July 2021

  2. Market systems analysis - Moldova

    Safety and Security at Work

    01 July 2021

    A Systems Analysis for Moldova’s Decent Work Country Programme 2021-2024

  3. Market systems analysis - Moldova

    Youth Employment

    01 July 2021

    A Systems Analysis for Moldova’s Decent Work Country Programme 2021-2024

June 2021

  1. Publication

    A Market Systems Analysis of the Edible Oils Sector in Amhara, Ethiopia

    30 June 2021

  2. Publication

    A Market Systems Analysis of the Fruit and Vegetables Sector Sidama & Amhara, Ethiopia

    30 June 2021

  3. Publication

    A Market Systems Analysis of the Poultry Sector in Sidama & Amhara, Ethiopia

    30 June 2021

  4. Rapid Market Assessment - Ghana

    Taking a Systems Approach to Young Africa Works Ghana

    02 June 2021

    A Rapid Market Assessment of Agricultural Value Chains and Decent Work for Young Women in Northern Ghana

May 2021

  1. Publication

    A synergy of growth and employment opportunities. A market systems analysis of the berry sector in the Republic of Moldova

    05 May 2021

    With funding from the British Embassy Chisinau through the UK’s Good Governance Fund, the ILO was tasked to conduct a market systems analysis of the berry sector in the Republic of Moldova. The aim of this study was to better understand the market constraints that limit job creation, higher incomes and greater productivity within the sector, particularly in relation to women and persons with disabilities. The study identifies a practical set of evidence-informed actions that address and remove those constraints.

  2. Publication

    Sweetening the potential for decent work. A market systems analysis of the honey sector in the Republic of Moldova

    05 May 2021

    With funding from the British Embassy Chisinau through the UK’s Good Governance Fund, the ILO was tasked to conduct a market systems analysis of the honey sector in the Republic of Moldova. The aim of this study was to better understand the market constraints that limit job creation, higher incomes and greater productivity within the sector, particularly in relation to women and people with disabilities. The study identifies a practical set of evidence-informed actions that address and remove those constraints.