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ILO PROSPECTS Employment Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP) in Kenya

In collaboration with the Turakana County Government in Kenya, ILO PROSPECTS supported paving of the Lodwar Fresh Produce Market using cobblestone technology generating jobs and providing apprenticeships to locals and refugees.

Date issued: 15 November 2023 |
Employment-intensive investments, led by the ILO's Employment-Intensive Investment Programme (EIIP), link infrastructure development with employment creation, poverty reduction and local economic and social development.

In Kenya, ILO PROSPECTS programme with the support the Netherlands and in association with the County Government of Turkana is implementing paving work for the Lodwar Fresh Produce Market using EIIP approach.

By using local labour and resources EIIP create much needed employment and income, reduce costs, save foreign currency, and support local industry while increasing the capacity of local institutions.