Publications

  1. Rapid assessment of livestock markets in Jigjiga, Ethiopia

    13 September 2021

    Building on a market assessment of refugee livelihoods conducted in 2018, this rapid follow-up assessment of the livestock sector in Jigjiga identified potential areas of market-based interventions to improve livelihoods of refugees and members of the host communities engaged in the sector.

  2. Socio-Economic Assessment: East Darfur and West Kordofan States, Sudan

    09 September 2021

    Surveying more than 1,100 households from forcibly displaced and host communities and conducting a number of key interviews and focus group discussions, the study provides an in-depth assessment of local labour market conditions, household vulnerabilities, and access to services in selected localities of East Darfur and West Kordofan.

  3. Towards decent work for young refugees and host communities in the digital platform economy in Africa: Kenya, Uganda, Egypt

    12 August 2021

    This report explores job creation in the gig economy from the unique experiences and perspectives of youth and refugees, as well as from the viewpoint of digital labour and e-commerce platforms, digital training providers, start-up incubators, social partners, and policymakers.

  4. A blast in the midst of crises: Impact of the Beirut port explosion on the city’s enterprises

    10 August 2021

    This report presents findings from a study of 1,664 enterprises operating within a five-kilometre radius of the Port of Beirut explosion site, to better understand the impact of the blast on their businesses. The study is based on data from a telephone survey mapping out the characteristics of the enterprises, the impact of the explosion on their operations and labour force, the enterprises’ adaptation and coping measures, as well as the effects and consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on their businesses.

  5. Impact of COVID-19 on enterprises in Jordan: One year into the pandemic

    13 July 2021

    This report is based on data collected from more than 2,000 Jordanian enterprises in February and March 2021, as well as individual interviews and focus group discussions with representatives from various sectors. It also builds on an earlier survey conducted over a year ago in April/May 2020.

  6. TVET system assessment in Somali and Tigray regional states, Ethiopia, with a focus on inclusiveness

    05 July 2021

    The report examines the relevant features of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) system in terms of access for forcibly displaced people, refugees, women and people with disabilities (PwD), focusing on the Fafan and Degehabur Zones of the Somali Regional State (SRS) and the North- Western Zone of the Tigray Regional State (TRS). It also assesses the capacity of local TVET providers, the state of apprenticeship systems, employment services, and local labour market assessment systems to inform training programmes in the target areas.

  7. Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) mapping for refugees, asylum seekers and host communities in Egypt

    22 June 2021

  8. Partnership for improving prospects for forcibly displaced persons and host communities (PROSPECTS) - Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq

    06 June 2021

    In Jordan, Lebanon and Iraq, the ILO under the PROSPECTS partnership is implementing interventions to address some of the critical decent work challenges facing both forcibly displaced persons and host communities, as part of efforts to enhance more sustainable livelihoods.

  9. Digitally empowering young people in refugee and host communities What is possible? - A mapping study in Kenya

    02 June 2021

    The mapping study conducted by the ILO aims to inform practitioners in the field, including the programme staff and development partners, in the design and implementation of activities. The study seeks to identify good practices, capture lessons learned, and take note of potential areas of innovation by employers, training and young people themselves with a view to enhancing decent work in the digital economy in Kenya.

  10. Policy Road Map: Recommendations to re-stimulate labour markets in Isingiro and Arua districts of Uganda, following the COVID-19 pandemic

    31 May 2021

    Following the assessment’s key findings, this Policy Road Map outlines intervention areas where decision-making and policy responses should be considered to ensure inclusive jobs, education, and protection, and serve as potential avenues for ILO and PROSPECTS partners’ future programming.