Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification Brochure

This note presents the ILO’s Skills for Trade and Economic Diversification (STED) methodology. It presents the rationale for this type of intervention, discusses some practical aspects of implementation, and explains the analytical process underlying STED. It also provides a brief overview of the experience with STED in four pilot countries: Ukraine, Bangladesh, Macedonia, and Kyrgyzstan.

Project outline | 14 February 2012
STED is a strategic tool developed by the ILO that provides guidance for the integration of skills development in sectoral policies. It is designed to support growth and decent employment creation in sectors that have the potential to increase exports and to contribute to economic diversification.