Resources on child labour in agriculture


  1. Good practices

    Compendium of good practices on addressing child labour in agriculture

    29 May 2014

    The good practices have been collected from on-going, or recently closed, worldwide ILO-IPEC projects in Brazil, Cambodia, Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Nicaragua, Philippines, Tanzania and Thailand.

  2. Publication

    Breaking the rural poverty cycle: Getting girls and boys out of work an into school

    05 May 2014


  1. Publication

    Child labour and education in pastoralist communities in South Sudan

    23 October 2013

    This study aims at developing an in–depth understanding of the child labour phenomenon in selected pastoralist communities with the aim of informing the formulation and/or revision of public policies and programmes on education and child labour elimination.

  2. Publication

    Analytical study on child labour in Volta Lake fishing in Ghana

    01 August 2013

    The purpose of the study is to create a shared platform for action against child labour and trafficking in the fishing sector. The objectives are to examine the scope of the problem; to find out the nature and dimensions, including the extent of trafficking in the sector, and how the marketing and supply chains work; to recommend measures to enhance interventions; to support the validation of research findings.

  3. Workshop Report

    Capacity Development Workshop on Child Labour in Agriculture for District Staff Report - Kasungu, Malawi, 11-15 July 2011

    30 July 2013

    Workshop focused on building capacity at the district level and the development of district activity plans on child labour in agriculture.

  4. Publication

    Nepal: Forced labour of adults and children in the agriculture sector 2012

    01 July 2013

    This report presents the results of a survey on the working and living conditions of adult and child labourers under the haruwa, charuwa and haliya systems in agriculture, prevalent in certain rural Districts of Nepal. The study aims to inform future policy and programme development to benefit this particularly vulnerable group of Nepal's population.

  5. Publication

    Guidance on addressing child labour in fisheries and aquaculture

    26 June 2013

    This report provides information and analyses current issues in order to improve the understanding of the nature and scope, causes and contributing factors, and consequences of child labour in fisheries and aquaculture.

  6. Publication

    Capacity building of cocoa and agriculture extension officers and other key partners on child labour - Report

    01 April 2013

    The activity is to enhance the capacity of the extensions services in the provision of relevant support to farmers to improve cocoa and other agriculture production through effective Occupational Safety and Health measures, actions against child labour, especially with respect to hazardous work, including their active participation in the Ghana Child Labour Monitoring System (GCLMS).

  7. Publication

    Child labour in rural Kazakhstan - Baseline survey results in Almaty and South Kazakhstan oblasts

    25 February 2013


  1. Instructional material

    Combating child labour in the informal economy with special reference to agriculture: A manual for labour inspectors in Ghana

    01 December 2012

    This manual’s goal is to ensure that agricultural communities have the same/similar access to, and levels of protection provided by labour inspection services for workers in industry and commerce. It also aims to describe the pivotal role of labour inspectors/child labour monitors in the practice of child labour monitoring in agriculture.