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  1. Publication

    Working Paper No. 14 - Cooperatives in Tanzania mainland: Revival and growth

    01 February 2010

    The model of cooperatives in Tanzania mainland that has been adopted both currently and historically is outlined. It is observed that cooperatives were successful in the pre-abolition era (i.e. before 1976). Cooperatives suffered many setbacks in the post-abolition period (the period after 1982).

  2. Publication

    Working Paper No. 13 - Economic empowerment of Swazi society through cooperative development

    01 February 2010

    The paper shows that the cooperative movement in Swaziland is relatively small when compared to other African countries, and its growth has been fluctuating over the years. The decline in the number of cooperatives has been noticeable in the agricultural sector, though most of the cooperatives in the country are in this sector. Savings and credit cooperatives (SACCOs) are still emerging, but they have recorded better growth than the latter.

  3. Publication

    Working Paper No. 8 - Cooperatives and development: a case of citizen economic empowerment in Botswana

    01 February 2010

    The cooperative movement in Botswana has been expected to serve a broad set of socio-economic and political objectives. The government perceives cooperatives as a means for empowering its people to own businesses and in the process acquire entrepreneurial skills that can enable them to participate in social and economic development. In Botswana, cooperatives were established by the government immediately after independence and operated within the interests of the Government, as outlined in the Cooperative Societies Law.

  4. Publication

    International framework agreements and global social dialogue : lessons from the Daimler case

    25 January 2010

    Employment Working Paper No. 46

  5. Publication

    Working Paper No. 19 - The cooperative model for the delivery of home based care services for people living with HIV

    01 January 2010

    Home-based care (HBC) is an innovative approach to providing a comprehensive continuum of prevention, care, treatment and support services to meet the needs of people living with HIV in settings that have resource limitations. HBC calls for partnership among family members, health care workers, health facilities, local communities, community-based organizations (CBOs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and people living with HIV (PLHIV).

  6. Publication

    Routes Out of the Crisis: Strategies for Local Employment Recovery, Skills Development and Social protection in Asia

    03 December 2009

    India National Case Study A “Green” Value Chain Development Exercise in Jabalpur, India

  7. Publication

    Women's Entrepreneurship Development and Gender Equality: Brochure

    24 November 2009

    This brochure summarizes the WED programme by giving useful information on ILO strategy on promoting women's entrepreneuship development, on the partnerships established, on the key actions of ILO in this field, etc.

  8. Publication

    ILO Tools for Women's Entrepreneurship Development

    23 November 2009

    This tool chart presents all the ILO guides used within the framework of WED. It specifies what it is,for whom, what is does and its objectives.

  9. Publication

    ILO and Cooperatives - COOP NEWS No. 3, 2009 (Newsletter)

    03 November 2009

  10. Publication

    Assessing the Business Environment for Women's Entrepreneurship Development in the Kyrgyz Republic

    01 November 2009

    ILO Sub-regional office in Moscow Working Paper No.3