International agencies join forces with ILO to launch global partnership to tackle child labour in agriculture

In a ceremony marking a new global partnership to tackle child labour in agriculture, representatives from the FAO, IFAD, IFPRI, CGIAR, IFAP and the IUF signed an agreement at a side event to the International Labour Conference committing their organizations to a concerted effort to reach the target of ending the worst forms of child labour by 2016.