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2014

  1. Chapter 10: Synthesis and Lessons from the 8 Catalyst

    27 January 2014

    This chapter presents a set of valuable findings and lessons from the 8 cases analyzed.

  2. Chapter 9: The Stung Treng Women's Development Centre (SWDC), Cambodia

    27 January 2014

    The Stung Treng Women’s Development Centre (SWDC) empowers young women in one of the poorest provinces of north-east Cambodia, by transferring skills and creating sustainable livelihoods.

  3. Chapter 8: Songaï, Benin

    27 January 2014

    Songhaï is an NGO empowering rural African communities, particularly farmers, youth, and women, by building their capacities to become agricultural, agribusiness, and handicraft entrepreneurs.

  4. Chapter 7: Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA), India

    27 January 2014

    The Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) is a membership-based organization created in 1972 from a combination of the labour, women, and cooperative movements, to organize self-employed women in the informal economy and assist their collective struggle for social justice, equality, and fair treatment.

  5. Chapter 6: The Palestine Fair Trade Association (PFTA), occupied Palestinian territory

    27 January 2014

    The Palestine Fair Trade Association (PFTA) is a union which economically and socially empowers Palestinians farmers, including women producers, through the promotion of fair trade and organic farming, capacity building, and certification.

  6. Chapter 5: The Nyamata Telecentre and the Rwanda Telecentre Network (RTN), Rwanda

    27 January 2014

    Founded in 2004, the Nyamata Telecentre is a private enterprise whose goal is to stimulate rural development by providing access to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the village of Nyamata, located near Rwanda’s capital Kigali.

  7. Chapter 4: La Chetina, Peru

    27 January 2014

    “La Chetina” is a micro-enterprise manufacturing and selling dairy and other agricultural based products in the remote area of Cheto, Chachapoyas, located in the Amazonas region of northern Peru. Created in 2007, La Chetina generates employment by using only local agricultural products, some of which are produced by the enterprise itself, promoting the consumption of traditional local products, and exporting these products to other regions across the country.

  8. Chapter 3: The National Federation of Men and Women Family Farming Workers (FETRAF-Brasil), Brazil

    27 January 2014

    Founded in 2004, the Federação Nacional dos Trabalhadores e Trabalhadoras na Agricultura Familiar (The National Federation of Men and Women Family Farming Workers), FETRAF-Brasil, is a national federation of trade unions which aims to strengthen family farming in Brazil.

  9. Chapter 2: Eco-Health Farm Network (EHFN), Latvia

    27 January 2014

    Founded in the early 2000s, the Eco-Health Farm Network (EHFN) supports small-scale producers in rural Latvia to integrate organic farming practices, health services, environmental preservation, and educational tourism into their work.

  10. Chapter 1: Introduction

    27 January 2014

    This chapter provides a brief description of the objectives, methodology and structure of the 8 case-studies of the "Learning from Catalyst of Rural Transformation" publication.

  11. Learning from Catalyst of Rural Transformation

    27 January 2014

    This publication reviews 8 cases of "Catalyst" of rural transformation from different countries. It extracts lessons that remind us of the economic and development potential of rural areas, and most important, the central role of rural men and women, young people, indigenous populations and other groups to unleash that potential.

  12. Learning from Catalyst of Rural Transformation

    27 January 2014

    This publication reviews 8 cases of "Catalyst" of rural transformation from different countries. It extracts lessons that remind us of the economic and development potential of rural areas, and most important, the central role of rural men and women, young people, indigenous populations and other groups to unleash that potential.

  13. Timeline of ILO RURAL WORK

    27 January 2014

  14. Doha Evidence Symposium, 6-8 March, Doha

    22 January 2014

    “What Works” To Improve Youth Labour Productivity?

  15. Global Employment Trends 2014: The risk of a jobless recovery

    21 January 2014

    The Global Employment Trends study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment. The weak global economic recovery has failed to lead to an improvement in global labour markets, with global unemployment in 2013 reaching almost 202 million. Embargoed until 00.01 GMT - 21 January 2014

  16. Global Employment Trends 2014: The risk of a jobless recovery

    21 January 2014

    The study offers the latest global and regional information and projections on several indicators of the labour market, including employment, unemployment, working poverty and vulnerable employment.

  17. Can Better Working Conditions Improve the Performance of SMEs? An international literature review

    16 January 2014

    This research has been commissioned by the International Labour Office (ILO) as a contribution to the Global Product 154 and the Area of Critical Importance, Productivity and working conditions in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs).

  18. Innovations in quality apprenticeships for high-skilled manufacturing jobs in the United States

    06 January 2014

    A report of three youth apprenticeship programmes in the United States conducted by the ILO.

2013

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