Resources on Rural economy

  1. © Nestlé 2019

    Our impact, their voices

    Microinsurance saves the day for cocoa farmers

    19 July 2019

    An ILO partnership with a major cocoa buyer and an insurance company saved the day for a family of cocoa farmers. Their story shows the difference microinsurance can make for some of the most vulnerable people.

  2. News

    Training of trainers on Think.Coop and Start.Coop in Comoros

    12 July 2019

  3. News

    Roll-out of Think.Coop continues in Turkey, now also extending to rural areas

    28 June 2019

    ILO’s Think.Coop training tool has been rolled out in Turkey by Youth Deal Cooperative - Turkey’s first youth-led social cooperative that aims to provide sustainable employment solutions for disadvantaged groups including youth.

  4. News

    Roll-out of Think.Coop and Start.Coop in the occupied Palestinian territory

    27 June 2019

  5. Formation BIT/AFD

    Promouvoir l'emploi à travers les opérations de l'AFD

    Le Programme Emploi Jeune du BIT et l'AFD a organisé une formation à Paris le 25-26 juin pour renforcer les capacités de mesure des résultats sur l'emploi pour l’ensemble des interventions soutenues par l’AFD dans tous les secteurs

  6. News

    Training trainers to promote cooperation development in Jordan’s agriculture sector

    25 June 2019

    An ILO “training of trainers” workshop strengthens the role of cooperatives in advancing decent work for Jordanian workers and Syrian refugees in Jordan’s agricultural sector.

  7. ILO100 YOUTH DEBATE, 13 June 2019, 14h-15h30

    ILO100 YOUTH DEBATE: Young leaders and labour market transitions

    This YOUTH DEBATE brings together young leaders from across the globe to share their views about key elements that impact young peoples’ transitions to and within the labour market. The focus will be on decent work and productive employment from the perspective of: the school-to-work transition; technological change, including new forms of work and lifelong learning; and gender equality, rights and voices.

  8. Today and tomorrow with decent jobs for youth, 1-3 August, Abuja, Nigeria

    GLOBAL YOUTH EMPLOYMENT FORUM 2019

    Join three days of lively discussions and thought-provoking activities with young people, governments, and social partners leading to concrete outcomes to advance social justice.

  9. World Day Against Child Labour

    World Day Against Child Labour sheds light on working children in Jordan’s agricultural sector

    12 June 2019

    ILO Jordan holds events for children working on farms to highlight importance of education on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour.

  10. Infrastructure and productivity in Jordan

    Supporting farmers in water-scarce Jordan through ILO’s labour-intensive approach

    04 June 2019

    An ILO project in Jordan supports hundreds of local farmers with the construction of rainwater cisterns to help improve infrastructure and agricultural productivity.