Topic outline

  • General

    Business strategies and public-private partnerships to end child labour in agriculture

    Child labour can be found at all stages of agricultural supply chains, affecting children, enterprise reputation, as well as rural and agricultural development. This course presents a number of business-oriented strategies to reduce child labour in agricultural supply chains, including in crops, livestock, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture. It aims to build specific skills, depending on work-related responsibilities and tasks, by providing concrete ideas and guidance that can be applied in real life situations.

    Duration: 1.5 hours    Publication Date: May 2016

    • System Requirements

      The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of Chrome and Safari. In order to access this course on Internet Explorer or Firefox, you must install and enable Adobe Flash player.

      The downloadable version only runs on Windows PC’s and no additional software is needed.

      • Audience

        The course is tailored to meet the information needs of:

        • Agricultural policy-makers and advisors
        • Agricultural programme designers and implementers
        • Agricultural researchers
        • Agricultural statisticians

        within, for example, producers organizations, including cooperatives; private sector enterprises; ministries of agriculture, livestock, forestry and fisheries; or FAO

        • You will learn about

          • Economic advantages agricultural producers have in eliminating child labour
          • Approaches to deal with the root causes of child labour
          • Complementary strategies to eliminate child labour in agriculture, by promoting responsible investment, certifications and public–private partnerships