ILAB in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa Region Map

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See also: Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor in Sub-Saharan Africa

 

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Combating Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking of Adults and Children in Ghana 

This project will build the capacity of the government and businesses to expand and better coordinate ongoing labor trafficking enforcement efforts in Ghana. By putting the right tools in the hands of labor inspectors, business owners, organizations providing social services and workers, the project will help promote supply chains free of exploitative labor and a fair playing field for workers in the United States around the world.

Ghana Verité 12/01/2017 05/30/2021

Supporting Sustainable and Child Labor Free Vanilla-Growing Communities in SAVA (SAVABE) 

The SAVABE project will aim to reduce child labor in the production of vanilla in the Sava region of Madagascar. The project will assist the vanilla industry to eliminate child labor in Madagascar’s vanilla supply chain and will build the capacity of Madagascar’s law enforcement to enforce child labor laws. The project also will work with local communities to provide an education to children engaged in or at risk of child labor and will help impoverished families by teaching adults marketable skills to increase family income and access to credit through village savings and loan associations.

Madagascar International Labor Organization (ILO) 11/01/2016 07/31/2020

EMPOWER: Increasing Economic and Social Empowerment for Adolescent Girls and Vulnerable Women in Zambia 

The EMPOWER project will reduce child labor in Zambia’s eastern province by increasing adolescent girls and vulnerable women’s access to acceptable work and high-quality training opportunities. In addition, the project will increase public awareness on the importance of addressing child labor and strengthen efforts amongst government and the private sector towards gender equality through the promotion of acceptable work for adolescent girls and vulnerable women.

Zambia Winrock International 11/01/2016 10/31/2020

Better Utilization of Skills for Youth (BUSY) through Quality Apprenticeships 

The Better Utilization of Skills for Youth (BUSY) project will help build the capacity of government, employers, workers’ organizations, and civil society actors to establish and expand workplace-based training programs for vulnerable youth, including by identifying gaps in relevant laws and policies.

Kenya International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/30/2016 09/30/2020

Improving Labor Law Compliance in the Kingdom of Lesotho  

Lesotho International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/31/2015 12/31/2017

CARING Gold Mining Project 

Philippines, Global, Ghana International Labor Organization (ILO) 12/11/2015 04/10/2019

Assessing Progress in Reducing Child Labor in Cocoa-Growing Areas of Cote 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.

Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago (NORC) 12/01/2015 11/30/2019

Eliminating Child Labor in Cocoa (ECLIC)  

Cote d'Ivoire International Cocoa Initiative 11/16/2015 11/15/2019

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

Ghana Winrock 11/06/2015 11/05/2019

From Protocol to Practice: A Bridge to Global Action on Forced Labor (The Bridge Project)  

Peru, Malaysia, Global, Nepal, Mauritania, Niger International Labor Organization (ILO) 09/30/2015 09/02/2019

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