Employment intensive investment news

  1. Video

    A day in the life of Road Maintenance Workers

    06 February 2017

    Tulasi Pangini and Indra Bahadur Sunar, from Kaski, Pokhara are two beneficiaries of the World Bank/ILO road rehabilitation and maintenance project, which use labour-based approaches in the rural communities.

  2. Article

    ILO and PMGSY – Road to ending poverty and creating prosperity

    20 January 2017

    ILO is associated with the Prime Minister’s Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) programme in India to enhance rural road connectivity and its maintenance.

  3. News

    Decent work and just transitions must be at the heart of climate action

    27 April 2016

    This was underlined by Geneva-based dialogue gathering government representatives, staff from international organizations and non-governmental organizations on the day of the Paris Agreement signing ceremony.

  4. © ILO/Khalil Al Jermi 2020

    Our impact, their voice

    Irrigation projects aim to ease strain of Syria refugee crisis in Jordan

    25 March 2016

    A labour-intensive ILO initiative to develop water catchment and drip irrigation systems is playing a pivotal role in creating decent work opportunities in northern Jordan.

  5. Our impact, their voice

    Water and jobs for Tunisia

    23 March 2016

    In Kesra, Tunisia, an ILO programme to support the development of disadvantaged areas is stimulating local economic activity. Thanks to a new irrigation system built using a labour-intensive approach, water resources are better managed, the production of figs and other crops has increased, and new jobs have been created in the region. (Closed Captions available)

  6. World Water Day

    Monrovia post Ebola: The quest for clean water and youth employment

    23 March 2016

    In the lead up to World Water Day, a new programme to strengthen the capacity of local communities in Liberia to improve sanitation highlights the importance of access to clean water.

  7. Statement

    Agreement of Cooperation among 13 Labour-Based Training Institutions in Africa

    25 January 2016

  8. Statement

    Declaration of Members from the 1st Workshop of All Africa Labour-Based Training Institutions

    25 January 2016

    Theme: "Knowledge Sharing of Labour-Based Trainings Institutions in Africa"

  9. Ministerial Declaration

    Ministerial Declaration from the 16th Regional Labour-based Seminar

    29 October 2015

    Theme: "Facing the Challenges of Sustainable Development in the Context of Decentralization with Employment Intensive Investment Approaches"

  10. Video

    Release of Training Manuals for Barefoot Technicians (MGNREGA) and for Contractors & Field Engineers (PMGSY) and Impact Assessment Study of PMGSY Roads

    27 October 2015

    Training manuals for barefoot technicians (MGNREGA) and contractors & field engineers (PMGSY) as well as impact assessment study of PMGSY roads were launched at an event jointly organized by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, and the ILO at Vigyan Bhawan on 6 October 2015 during the visit of Ms. Sandra Polaski, Deputy Director-General (Policy), ILO, Geneva.