ILAB in Ghana



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Global Accelerator Lab Project: Intensifying Action Against Forced Labor and Child Labor

ILAB’s Global Accelerator Lab project will support broader and more effective action under Alliance 8.7, a global partnership to assist United Nations (UN) member States to end child labor, forced labor, human trafficking and modern slavery by 2030. 

$10,000,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/01/2021 10/15/2025

MATE MASIE – Making Advances to Eliminate Child Labor in More Areas with Sustainable Integrated Efforts

The MATE MASIE project seeks to strengthen capacity, connections, and accountability across child labor enforcement and monitoring within cocoa cooperatives; build the capacity of cocoa cooperatives to provide support to vulnerable households and access to social protection; and pilot a farm-to-cooperative cocoa traceability system.

$4,000,000 Winrock International 12/07/2020 12/06/2024

Adwuma Pa

The Adwuma Pa project works to reduce the risk of child and forced labor, and other exploitative labor practices, by improving the economic participation and empowerment of women and adolescent girls within cocoa-producing communities in Ghana.

$5,000,000 Cooperative for Assistance and Relief Everywhere (CARE) 11/16/2018 11/15/2023

Combating Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking of Adults and Children in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire (FLIP)

This project builds the capacity of the government and businesses to expand and better coordinate ongoing labor trafficking enforcement efforts in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire. By putting the right tools in the hands of labor inspectors, business owners, workers, and service providers, the project will advance greater supply chain transparency and accountability.

$4,362,897 Verité 12/01/2017 09/30/2023

CARING Gold Mining Project

$5,000,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/11/2015 03/10/2020

Assessing Progress in Reducing Child Labor in Cocoa-Growing Areas of Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana

The overall objective of this project is to identify the various interventions carried out since the signing of the Declaration in 2010, assess their relative effectiveness, and measure progress towards the achievement of the various goals and targets outlined in the Declaration and Framework, including the goal of a 70 percent reduction in aggregate of the worst forms of child labor in the cocoa sectors of Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana by 2020.

$3,458,861 National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago (NORC) 12/01/2015 11/30/2021

Mobilizing Community Action and Promoting Opportunities for Youth in Ghana's Cocoa-Growing Communities (MOCA)

$4,500,000 Winrock International 11/06/2015 11/06/2019

Global Action Program (GAP) on Child Labor Issues

$15,900,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 10/31/2011 11/30/2017

Towards Child Labor Free Cocoa Growing Communities

This project seeks to contribute to national initiatives to combat the WFCL in cocoa producing areas in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire.

$10,000,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/31/2010 03/31/2015

Eliminating the Worst Forms of Child Labor in West Africa and Strengthening Sub-regional Cooperation Through ECOWAS II

This project seeks to contribute to regional and national initiatives to combat the worst forms of child labor (WFCL) in West Africa.

$5,000,000 International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/31/2010 04/30/2014