News from the PROSPECTS project

  1. News

    Strengthening resilience of small businesses through access to knowledge and finance in Turkana County

    13 January 2022

    Under the PROSPECTS programme, the ILO and its partners are imparting business management skills to upskill enterprises owned by refugee and host communities in Turkana County, Kenya.

  2. News

    Bringing recognition to the skills of informal “Jua Kali” sector workers in Kenya

    06 January 2022

    Launch of the 'Recognition to prior learning' process in Kenya will enhance the employability of local refugee and host community youth. It will validate the under-recognised competencies of artisans and provide them new work opportunities.

  3. Video

    ILO promotes productivity on Lebanon farms through modern greenhouse initiative

    22 December 2021

    The ILO is piloting an initiative to test the impact of modern greenhouses on productivity and working conditions on selected farms in Lebanon, which have been affected by the financial and economic crisis in the country.

  4. Video

    The role of cooperatives in forced displacement

    16 December 2021

    This video captures the contribution of cooperatives in the forced displacement contexts to improve livelihoods of both host communities and refugees. It brings together evidences from the field and summarises application of cooperatives' experiential learnings within PROSPECTS Partnership. It shares examples of cooperative contributions to livelihoods of host and refugee communities in Jordan, Uganda and Turkey.

  5. Video

    Gaming app encourages students to explore future career pathways in Jordan

    02 December 2021

    The ILO, together with the Ministries of Education and Labour, has developed a career guidance gaming app to help youth make informed decisions about future career options that are in demand in the labour market.

  6. News

    Trainers in Sudan capacitated to help small-scale entrepreneurs to start and grow their business

    01 December 2021

    The ILO held its first face-to-face Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Training of Trainers (ToT) to promote entrepreneurship and business start-ups in PROSPECTS’ targeted states of East Darfur and West Kordofan.

  7. Youth Engagement: EIIP and Green Works

    ILO and UNICEF joint initiative supports young engineers to play a key role in promoting Green Works in Iraq

    25 November 2021

    With the support of the Government of the Netherlands, the ILO and UNICEF are working together to build the capacities of selected youth to engage in Employment Intensive Investment Programme interventions aimed at improving the local environment and infrastructure. 

  8. News

    State-level Local Economic Development Committees capacitated to provide critical field-level feedback in Sudan

    24 November 2021

    In November 2021, the ILO held a workshop with representatives of Local Economic Development Committees (LEDCs) from the East Darfur and West Kordofan states to transfer relevant knowledge and skills for ensuring coordinated, locally appropriate technical and measurable interventions under PROSPECTS.

  9. Video

    ILO and cooperatives raise awareness, promote labour rights on farms in Jordan

    24 November 2021

    The ILO and a number of agricultural cooperatives are working together to ensure that workers are well informed of their rights and responsibilities at work through awareness raising sessions held on farms.

  10. News

    Market-based interventions to create more and better jobs in the dairy value chain in Somali Region, Ethiopia

    10 November 2021

    On 25 October 2021, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Vétérinaires Sans Frontières (VSF) Suisse launched their joint intervention to develop the dairy value chain in the Fafan zone of the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia.