Topic outline

  • General

    Promoting youth employment and reducing child labour in agriculture

    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.

    Duration:  1.5 hours Publication Date:  May 2018

    • 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 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.

        Producers and their organizations, along with actors along the value-chain, will develop further understanding to support youth employment while preventing child labour.

        Policy makers and those working in NGOs or public/private sector service provision will benefit from this course through greater understanding of how policies can be designed and implemented to reduce child labour and promote rural youth employment.

        • 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