Topic outline

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.


The course is tailored to meet the information needs of agricultural policymakers and advisors, programme designers and implementers, agricultural researchers and statisticians working in the private or public sector.

For example within producers organizations, including cooperatives, private sector enterprises, ministries of agriculture, livestock, forestry and fisheries.

  • 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

The online version of this course runs on the latest versions of the major browsers, such as Chrome, Safari, Edge and Firefox.

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

Digital certification

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    • Partners

      International Labour Organization       Kingdom of the Netherlands