ASIST Bulletin No. 8

Bi-annual newsletter containing articles and news on labour-based activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Theme of this issue: Labour standards, environmental and gender issues

Centrefold: An outline of the key labour policies and practices in employment-intensive infrastructure programmes
In this issue:
Employment ... ? yes, but quality employment with fair working conditions ... !
Community participation and gender sensitivity
Investment in soil conservation along roads: Was money well spent? Experience from the minor roads pilot soil conservation project in Kenya
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) as a component of the road project cycle
Reducing the transport burden: Women and rural transport
What is child labour?
Employment-Intensive Infrastructure Programmes: Labour Policies and Practices