Resources on Labour migration in Africa

February 2024

  1. Strengthening the Common Approach on BLMA and Skills Development among LMAG in EHoA

  2. Report on the Assessment of Sources of Data on International Labour Migration in Uganda

    17 February 2024

    The assessment provided information on the national data needs, the type of data currently collected by the different institutions, their data collection, management, and dissemination practices, as well as the prospects for improving data sharing in future. The study further identified challenges in the production of statistics on international labour migration and proposes remedies to the identified challenges.

  3. Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) in Africa

    01 February 2024

    This note outlines the ILO support to partners to deliver direct assistance to migrant workers and local communities through Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) across Africa. As of February 2024, the ILO supports the establishment and operational capacity of 25 MRCs in 7 countries in Africa.

January 2024

  1. Interregional Knowledge and Experience Sharing Forum on Labour, Employment and Labour Migration Concluded

    31 January 2024

    Forum aims at promoting South to South Cooperation and foster inter-regional coordination, on thematic areas of labour migration and child labour.

  2. MRC Implementation Agreement Signing and Motorbike's Handover Ceremony

    31 January 2024

    The ILO, through the BRMM programme, is collaborating with the Government of South Sudan to establish the first MRC in Juba, aiming to provide accurate information and timely support to potential migrants, returnees, and their families, fostering informed decision-making.

  3. Shaping Narratives, Changing Lives: The Role of Media in Labour Migration

    31 January 2024

    The BRMM programme is organising a capacity building workshop dedicated to raising awareness on labour migration dynamics among local and international media outlets, as well as to emphasise the importance of providing adequate coverage on labour migration issues, in recognition of International Migrants Day, December 18.

  4. National Stakeholders Supported towards Improving Recruitment Landscape in Nigeria

    09 January 2024

    Towards improving the implementation of ILO’s Fair Recruitment Initiative, stakeholders converged to strategize on application of best practices in Nigeria.

December 2023

  1. From Challenges to Opportunities: Entrepreneurship Training for Kenya's Returned Migrant Workers

    12 December 2023

    Reinforcing the entrepreneurial and business management skills of 660 vulnerable returned migrants in Nairobi and Mombasa cities.

  2. Unveiling Trends, Practices, and Opportunities in Skills Development Across Southern, East, and Horn of Africa

    10 December 2023

    Addressing the need for more reliable information on the skills dimensions of labour migration by establishing an information hub within the Knowledge Sharing Portal on Skills and Labour Migration (ASPYEE) platform.

  3. Tracking Progress: FCDO's In-Depth Review of Labour Migration Interventions in Kenya

    A high-level monitoring visit on the ongoing ILO Better Regional Migration Management (BRMM) Program interventions in Kenya (Nairobi and Mombasa)