Employment-Intensive Infrastructure Programmes: Capacity building for contracting in the construction Sector

Provides a set of guidelines for programmes which aim to integrate cost-effective employment-intensive approaches into infrastructure works while respecting basic labour standards and working conditions.

This comprehensive, easy-to-use guide describes how large scale labour-based infrastructure programmes, carried out by contract, should be developed. The practical guidelines presented in this book introduce cost-effective, employment-intensive approaches to infrastructure works while exploring how socio-economic objectives such as employment, conditions of work and labour standards can be integrated into private sector programmes of this nature.