Publications and tools on cooperatives
Integrated enterprise and market systems assessment on the refugee and host community livelihoods in Sudan
20 April 2022
This report details the findings of market assessments conducted on the groundnut and sesame value chains in East Darfur and West Kordofan.
South Africa’s social and solidarity economy: Alignment of the policy with national, regional and international frameworks
31 March 2022
South Africa’s social and solidarity economy: An evaluation of the policy development process
31 March 2022
South Africa’s social and solidarity economy: A study of its characteristics and conditions
28 March 2022
Strengthening women's economic empowerment and access to Decent Work in Sri Lanka's Northern province
01 March 2022
At the core of women's economic empowerment is access and agency; while access to skills, resources, services, and market opportunities is one aspect of advancement, the other, agency is about the power of decision-making. This document provides a snapshot of different approaches implemented by LEED+ towards achieving the above.
Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy Policy in Asia
24 January 2022
This brochure provides an overview of the second phase of the project “Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy Policy in Asia” which aims to enhance the understanding on the SSE in Asia and the Pacific region and provide technical support to countries to develop SSE policies and/or mainstream SSE in their policies and programmes. The first phase ended in June 2021, and the second phase has been launched in 2022.
Mapping the Social and Solidarity Economy Landscape in Asia Towards an Enabling Policy Environment
20 January 2022
This conclusion brief is part of the series “Mapping the Social and Solidarity Economy Landscape in Asia” that presents the SSE landscape for six countries in Asia, policy challenges and preliminary pathways for strengthening SSE in the region. The research is part of the ILO project “Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) Policy in Asia,” implemented in partnership with the Korea Social Enterprise Promotion Agency (KoSEA) and supported by the Korean Ministry of Employment and Labour (MOEL).
Integrated enterprise, cooperative and financial services assessment on refugees and host communities around Jigjiga, Somali Region, and Shire, Tigray Region, Ethiopia
13 December 2021
The ILO conducted an assessment of the market systems (supply and demand) of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises development, business development services (BDS), cooperative promotion and access to financial services in the two regions.
ILO COOP eNewsUpdate
30 November 2021
Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives by the ILO and partners.