Decent Rural Employment

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World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL). FAO-ILO joint event: “End Child Labour”, 12 June 2009

2009
218 million children under 18 years of age are involved in child labour. 70% of them -more than 150 million - are working in agriculture, where children comprise a third of the workforce. On the occasion of the World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2009, a joint event was organized by...
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Elements of an FAO Rural Employment Strategy - Productive, Fair and Just Employment for Rural Development and Food Security

2009
Rural employment was presented as an information document at the 21st session of the Committee on Agriculture 2009 (COAG), held at FAO’s headquarters in Rome from the 22nd to the 25th of April. The document, titled “Elements of an FAO Rural Employment Strategy - Productive, Fair and Just Employment for Rural Development...
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FAO, IFAD, ILO workshop on gender and rural employment: “differentiated pathways out of poverty”

2009
FAO, IFAD and ILO are pleased to announce a three-day technical expert workshop on “Gaps, trends and current research in gender dimensions of agricultural and rural employment: differentiated pathways out of poverty”. It will be held in Rome, from 31 March to 2 April 2009, at Casa San Bernardo (Via...
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FAO-ILO Joint Programme on youth employment in Nepal. "Jobs for peace: 12,500 youth employed and empowered through an integrated approach"

2009
A new FAO-ILO joint programme to promote youth employment in Nepal has been launched, in partnership with UN Peace Building Fund for Nepal. The programme “Jobs for peace: 12,500 youth employed and empowered through an integrated approach” will last two years for an amount of USD 2,656,000. The joint programme will...
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Vacancy announcement

2009
FAO, ILO and IFAD are organizing a technical expert workshop on “Gaps, trends and current research in gender dimensions of agricultural and rural employment: differentiated pathways out of poverty”, which will be held in Rome from 31 March to 2 April 2009. The papers selected for the workshop are now being...
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