ILO's work on cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific

  1. Rural development

    "Money finds us!" - Enriching the vegetable harvest in Timor-Leste

    28 February 2014

    How an ILO supported project helped a local community to improve their farming practices, develop their market access, create jobs and support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises.

  2. Document

    A study on skills in demand in the construction, domestic work and hospitality sectors in selected GCC countries vis-a-vis skills, qualification and accreditation of low- and semi skilled migrant workers from Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan

    31 October 2013

    The study will consist of two separate, but linked components connecting three countries of destination in GCC (to be confirmed) and origin (Nepal, Pakistan, India and Bangladesh).

  3. COOP Champions

    Mohamed Farzan, training facilitator LED tools and trainer, My.COOP

    03 June 2013

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  4. Event

    The 1st Edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy

  5. Project

    Local Empowerment through Economic Development (LEED) Project

    26 May 2010

    The Project contributes to poverty reduction, sustainable job creation and peace building through an improved environment with strengthened governance, effective community-based services and public-private partnership that economically empower vulnerable groups in conflict-affected populations in the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.

  6. Publication

    Leadership training manual for women leaders of cooperatives

    05 October 2005

  7. Video


    11 April 2001

    For the estimated 300 million indigenous and tribal people in more than 70 countries around the world, progress often means problems when traditions and technologies clash. But the Hmong hill tribes in northern Thailand, with the help of the International Labour Organization, are fashioning new solutions to developing their ancient culture as a tool to fully participate in modern societies. ILO TV’s Miguel Schapira takes us there.