Topic outline

  • This course presents strategies to strengthen the impact of child labour reduction and youth employment policies and programmes by considering the two issues together. First, it builds an understanding of the differences as well as linkages between child labour and youth employment. Then, it highlights concrete measures to improve policy and programme coherence and support for young people to access decent opportunities in agriculture.

      • System Requirements

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

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

        • Audience

          The course is intended for: agricultural producers and their organizations; small and large-scale agribusinesses; agricultural policy makers and advisors; those working in NGOs, and public or private sector working on agricultural value chains or with rural youth.

          • You will learn about

            • Understanding the differences between youth employment and child labour
            • Knowing how youth under-/unemployment is linked to child labour.
            • Identifying how initiatives designed to reduce child labour and initiatives aimed at promoting rural youth employment, can work together to improve opportunities for young people in agriculture.

            • Partners

              International Labour Organization       Kingdom of the Netherlands

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