ASIST Bulletin No. 9

Bi-annual newsletter containing articles and news on labour-based activities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Theme of this issue: Contracting in employment-intensive works

This issue focuses on the development of small scale contractors with articles on creating an enabling environment for SSCs and contractor training. It also contains articles on community participation in rural accessibility planning and community partnerships in the upgrading of urban informal settlements. The centrefolds focuses on recommended labour productivity norms for various operations in rural road construction
In this issue:
Creating an enabling environment for small-scale contractors
Stakeholder participation in rural access road prioritisation: The South African experience
Community contracting— - partnerships for infrastructure in urban informal settlements
Contractor development in Mozambique
Mode and characteristics of local transport and equipment in Cambodia
Fair work for fair pay
Labour-based contracting: experiences from Ghana