1. © Allan Mulenga / ILO 2024

    Having an income reduces HIV stigma and discrimination

    01 March 2024

    Sixty-year old Regina Katungu Chileshe is an entrepreneur living with HIV in Zambia. She is a member of an HIV support group that works to overcome stigma in the community, thanks to an income generation project supported by the International Labour Organization and UNAIDS.

  2. Ghana holds a national stakeholder consultation meeting to develop a workplan to accelerate the elimination of child labour in cocoa and gold supply chains.

    28 February 2024

    The meeting stimulated inclusive discussions which led to the development of a shared national vision, through a project's workplan to achieve the project's goal and its alignment with SDG 8.7.

  3. From the fields to the classroom: Abdou's journey to education in Foh village

    27 February 2024

  4. Key supply chain stakeholders unite to accelerate action against child labour in Malawi’s coffee supply chain

    26 February 2024

    The meeting aimed to finalize a comprehensive sustainability strategy that addresses the critical issue of child labour in the coffee industry, with a keen focus on capacity and financial implications, climate resilience, and inclusion.

  5. Strengthening efforts to combat child labour through South-South intra-African cooperation

    23 February 2024

    Key discussions during the workshop cantered around the insights and reflections gleaned from field visits, paving the way for identifying potential partnerships and strategies for effective implementation.

  6. Tea-Triangular: Kenya, Malawi and Uganda tripartite stakeholders and tea supply chain representatives share knowledge to combat child labour in the tea supply chain.

    22 February 2024

    Key stakeholders from Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda have joined forces to address the critical issue of child labour within the tea industry.

  7. Tackling water woes: ILO’s vocational training success in Kenya

    21 February 2024

    With support from the Government and partners, ILO PROSPECTS introduced a skill development programme supporting maintenance of water sources and supply systems in a drought prone community of Garissa, Kenya. The first batch of trained Water System Operators graduated this week.

  8. ACCEL Africa leads transformative M&E training in Entebbe to combat child labour

    14 February 2024

    The event was marked by robust participation from project implementers, government officials, and SCO partners, all focused on enhancing their skills in applying the Results-Based Management (RBM) methodology, within the project and for their own organizations.

  9. Empowering futures: Celebrating Child Achievements in the SCREAM Programme in Egypt

    08 February 2024

    These stories from Mostapha and Minessa underscore the profound impact of the SCREAM programme, not only in empowering children but also in fostering positive changes within their families, thereby contributing to the broader goal of eliminating child labour.

  10. Highlighting the progress and challenges encountered by cocoa producing communities in Ivory Coast as part of an ACCEL Africa monitoring mission

    31 January 2024

  11. Accelerating the elimination of child labour in Africa: Key takeaways from the county stakeholders forums in Kenya

    31 January 2024

    Key objectives of the forums included the establishment of contacts with government officials and stakeholders, identification of child labour challenges specific to the coffee and tea sectors, and the development of coordinated mechanisms for implementing project work plans at the county level.

  12. A step forward in measuring the impact and combating child labour with the national workshop on results-based monitoring in Mali

    24 January 2024

    This workshop, which took place from January 22 to 24, 2024, marked an important step forward in the implementation of innovative monitoring and evaluation strategies, crucial for assessing the effectiveness of ACCEL Africa project interventions against work children in the cotton and orphanage sectors.

  13. Combating child labour in Malawi: A collaborative field visit to Thyolo's tea estates

    19 January 2024

    The primary objectives of this visit were to reinforce adherence to labour standards, bolster ongoing support from the private sector, and improve collaboration among stakeholders in promoting social justice and decent work conditions, which includes the crucial goal of eradicating child labour in the tea industry.


  1. Digitalizing agro-processing small and medium sized businesses in Ethiopia

    29 December 2023

  2. Workshop to present the work plan-Côte d’Ivoire: Towards an accelerated elimination of child labor in Africa

    25 December 2023

    The workshop to present the ACCEL Africa 2 project work plan marked an important step in the implementation of phase 2 of the ACCEL Africa project, funded by the Netherlands.

  3. Portraits from PROSPECTS - Visualizing change in host and refugee communities

    13 December 2023

    Depicting stories of host and refugee individuals with improved self-reliance and resilience, an exhibition led by ILO PROSPECTS programme at the colonnade of ILO Headquarters will underpin ILO’s approaches promoting inclusive socio-economic growth and decent work for both host and forcibly displaced communities. The exhibition will be on from 14 December to 11 January in its first phase.

  4. The Ethiopian Ministry of Labour and Skills convened a Technical meeting on the establishment of the Sector Skills Body in the Agro-processing Sector

    12 December 2023

  5. Advancing social justice and promoting decent work in Ethiopia

    05 December 2023

    An opinion piece by Alexio Musindo, ILO Country Director for Djibouti, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan

  6. 161 Small and Micro Agribusiness Enterprises undergo tailored SIYB Refresher Training to manage and grow their businesses

    05 December 2023

  7. MoWSA, ILO Agree To Forge Cooperation In Advancing Social Justice, Decent Jobs

    05 December 2023

    The Ministry of Women and Social Affairs of Ethiopia (MoWSA) and the International Labor Organization (ILO) agreed today to further strengthen cooperation on multifaceted initiatives. This was revealed after the meeting between Minister of MoWSA, Ms. Ergogie Tesfaye, and ILO Regional Director for Africa, Ms. Fanfan Rwanyindo, to identify areas of collaboration.