News from the PROSPECTS project

  1. Video

    ILO promotes productivity on Lebanon farms through modern greenhouse initiative

    22 December 2021

    The ILO is piloting an initiative to test the impact of modern greenhouses on productivity and working conditions on selected farms in Lebanon, which have been affected by the financial and economic crisis in the country.

  2. Video

    The role of cooperatives in forced displacement

    16 December 2021

    This video captures the contribution of cooperatives in the forced displacement contexts to improve livelihoods of both host communities and refugees. It brings together evidences from the field and summarises application of cooperatives' experiential learnings within PROSPECTS Partnership. It shares examples of cooperative contributions to livelihoods of host and refugee communities in Jordan, Uganda and Turkey.

  3. Video

    Gaming app encourages students to explore future career pathways in Jordan

    02 December 2021

    The ILO, together with the Ministries of Education and Labour, has developed a career guidance gaming app to help youth make informed decisions about future career options that are in demand in the labour market.

  4. News

    Trainers in Sudan capacitated to help small-scale entrepreneurs to start and grow their business

    01 December 2021

    The ILO held its first face-to-face Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Training of Trainers (ToT) to promote entrepreneurship and business start-ups in PROSPECTS’ targeted states of East Darfur and West Kordofan.

  5. Youth Engagement: EIIP and Green Works

    ILO and UNICEF joint initiative supports young engineers to play a key role in promoting Green Works in Iraq

    25 November 2021

    With the support of the Government of the Netherlands, the ILO and UNICEF are working together to build the capacities of selected youth to engage in Employment Intensive Investment Programme interventions aimed at improving the local environment and infrastructure. 

  6. News

    State-level Local Economic Development Committees capacitated to provide critical field-level feedback in Sudan

    24 November 2021

    In November 2021, the ILO held a workshop with representatives of Local Economic Development Committees (LEDCs) from the East Darfur and West Kordofan states to transfer relevant knowledge and skills for ensuring coordinated, locally appropriate technical and measurable interventions under PROSPECTS.

  7. Video

    ILO and cooperatives raise awareness, promote labour rights on farms in Jordan

    24 November 2021

    The ILO and a number of agricultural cooperatives are working together to ensure that workers are well informed of their rights and responsibilities at work through awareness raising sessions held on farms.

  8. News

    Market-based interventions to create more and better jobs in the dairy value chain in Somali Region, Ethiopia

    10 November 2021

    On 25 October 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (VSF) Suisse launched their joint intervention to develop the dairy value chain in the Fafan zone of the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia.

  9. News

    Women entrepreneurs join hands for better recovery post COVID-19

    07 November 2021

    Supported by the ILO, the women entrepreneurs’ forum in Uganda extends its support services to refugee and host community business women affected by the pandemic.

  10. News

    The ILO and ITU highlight opportunities for boosting youth employment in the digital economy in Ethiopia’s Afar and Somali regions

    02 November 2021

    On 1 November 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) invited key youth employment stakeholders to discuss, validate the results and identify potential priority areas in the study on youth employment opportunities in Ethiopia’s digital economy, in Afar and Somali regions.