1. A review of skills testing and certification in TVET in Lebanon

    22 December 2021

    This report reviews the existing skills testing and certification systems of public and private technical and vocational education and training (TVET) programs in Lebanon, by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of the existing final summative skills testing practices as well as their associated certification systems and processes. Accordingly, it proposes recommendations to a quality-assured testing and certification approach for the TVET system in Lebanon.

  2. The state of horticulture in Lebanon

    21 December 2021

    This ILO PROSPECTS report summarizes results of a recently conducted baseline survey of horticulture farmers, workers and wholesalers in Lebanon’s Akkar and Baalbeck-Hermel regions. It serves as a baseline for ILO’s Approach to Inclusive Market Systems (AIMS) component that seeks to unlock opportunities for decent job opportunities in Lebanon’s horticulture sector.

  3. Rapid integrated labour market assessment in Tigray, Ethiopia

    14 December 2021

    The report provides an assessment of the supply side (jobseekers and employees) and the demand side (enterprises and employers) in refugee-hosting communities in the Shire area in Tigray.

  4. Integrated enterprise, cooperative and financial services assessment on refugees and host communities around Jigjiga, Somali Region, and Shire, Tigray Region, Ethiopia

    13 December 2021

    The ILO conducted an assessment of the market systems (supply and demand) of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises development, business development services (BDS), cooperative promotion and access to financial services in the two regions.

  5. Rapid assessment of the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic with a focus on Khartoum, West Kordofan and East Darfur, Sudan

    08 December 2021

    More than 1,500 households from forcibly displaced and host communities and over 460 enterprises were surveyed in the States of Khartoum, East Darfur, and West Kordofan, followed by a number of focus group discussions at different levels. The assessment summarizes their responses and provides an overview of the socioeconomic impacts and the government’s responses during the COVID-19 crisis in Sudan.

  6. Opportunity scouting and mapping analysis of inclusive skills and lifelong learning strategies and policies in Egypt

    16 November 2021

    The report provides inclusive skills and lifelong learning implementation scenarios to address the skills mismatch and lack of decent work opportunities faced by the country.

  7. Diagnosis on informality in targeted intervention areas of the PROSPECTS programme in Uganda

    09 November 2021

    In 2020, the ILO commissioned a study on the informal economy in the forced displacement context in Uganda. The aim of the study was to assess drivers of informality in refugee settlements and host communities in targeted regions of the PROSPECTS programme and identify opportunities to improve working conditions and reduce informality among these target groups.

  8. Refugees and the Egyptian Labour Market: An analysis of the potential role of employers’ organizations

    25 October 2021

    This report aims to create the foundation for social dialogue, by better understanding the position of employers on the topic of refugees and their economic inclusion in Egypt.

  9. Quality assurance and accreditation in technical and vocational education and training in Lebanon

    21 October 2021

    This report analyses quality assurance and accreditation mechanisms in Lebanon in light of regional and global best practices to inform efforts towards the development of a national quality assurance framework.

  10. Assessment of Public Employment Services and Active Labor Market Policies in Kenya

    12 October 2021

    In the context of the PROSPECTS programme on forced displacement, the ILO and the National Employment Authority (NEA) in Kenya commissioned a comprehensive rapid assessment to determine the feasibility, nature and scope of employment service strengthening and modernization particularly in the major refugee-hosting counties of Garissa and Turkana.