Decent Rural Employment


The Government of the Republic of Mali makes a strong commitment to reduce and prevent child labour in agriculture

In June 2011, the Government of Mali approved a national plan to eliminate child labour by 2020 (Plan National pour l’Élimination du Travail des Enfants au Mali, PANETEM). By doing so, child labour is now placed high on the political agenda. The Government acknowledges that child labour has serious consequences...

FAO-ILO guidance for addressing child labour in fisheries and aquaculture: policy and practice

Child labour continues to be a great concern around the world. It has been estimated that there are some 215 million child labourers globally and that some 60 percent of them work in the agriculture sector, including in fisheries and aquaculture. Children engage in a wide variety of activities in...