Articles

2023

  1. Resilience in action: Ramanzan’s transformation through skill-based empowerment

    25 October 2023

  2. Towards sustainable and balanced agriculture: The inspiring story of Nguessan Affoue-Georgette in Paksou

    24 October 2023

    Paksou is a village located 12 kilometers from the sub-prefecture of Grands Zattry, in Ivory Coast known for its varied agricultural activities, notably the cultivation of cocoa, rubber, oil palm, cashew, and food crops. The population, estimated at more than 5,000 inhabitants, is predominantly female. The village is led by a village chief, following a traditional system with a strong patriarchal influence in decision-making, in accordance with ancestral customs.

  3. Cultivating security through ACCEL Africa’s transformational journey

    24 October 2023

    Kwame Kadiu, a 50-year-old coffee and cocoa farmer shares his incredible journey of personal and professional transformation thanks to the ACCEL Africa project. His experience was marked by the discovery of WIND (Work Improvement in Neighborhood Development) activities -A real change in his life and work.

  4. © Priscilla Konadu Mensah 2024

    Formalization is transforming my shea butter business

    24 October 2023

    Zakaria Adama Lacera shares the challenges and rewards of formalizing her shea butter production and soap business in Ghana.

  5. The unionization of informal workers: Transforming Malawi's tea and coffee sectors

    20 October 2023

  6. Improved productivity evidence for better policy making in South Africa

    13 October 2023

    In this interview, Mothunye Mothiba, Chief Executive Officer of Productivity South Africa, discusses how partnering with the ILO Productivity Ecosystems for Decent Work team will improve productivity analytics to support policy work involving key government, business and workers’ organizations in 2024.

  7. Ethiopia's Strategic Leap: Launching the National Technical Working Group on Labour Migration

    12 October 2023

    The first National Technical Working Group (TWG) on Labor Migration in Ethiopia will promote safe, orderly, and productive migration while addressing challenges faced by migrant workers.

  8. Improving Labour Migration Statistics in Kenya

    06 October 2023

    Strengthening the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics and the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection staff in generating robust statistics on International Labour Migration.

  9. National Workshop on Sustainable and Responsible Business Practices for the realization of decent work

    06 October 2023

    South Africa

  10. ILO trainings help keep Amany’s family entirely free of child labour

    05 October 2023

    Close to the market at Al-Faiyum in Egypt, Amany and her husband Abo Ahmed are busy making their own mark in the local textile industry and giving their children a bright future through their new business, which they built thanks to ILO ACCEL Africa’s partnership with the GET Ahead programme. Their children Ahmed and Jana, who also attended the SCREAM training programme, are now also empowered to know and protect their rights.

  11. Pathways to Progress: Somalia's 2nd TWG on Migrant Workers

    05 October 2023

    The 2nd National Technical Working Group (TWG) on 25th September 2023 in Mogadishu, Somalia.

  12. Allen's Journey from Child Labor to Academic Resilience

    05 October 2023

    Through ACCEL Africa, Allen was given the opportunity to return to school. The project equipped him with essential learning materials, including textbooks, thereby facilitating his reintegration into the educational system.

  13. Empowering local communities—Chisinkha child protection committee's proactive approach against child labor in Mulanje district, Malawi

    05 October 2023

    Formed under the ACCEL Africa project, the Chisinkha CPC comprises fifteen members from six villages under the jurisdiction of GVH Chisinkha.

  14. Empowering Young Women Through Vocational Training: The Transformation of Gertrude Chizumira

    05 October 2023

    Recognizing the urgent need to equip young people like Gertrude with vocational skills, a local organization, ICEED, launched an intensive three-month training program under the ACCEL Africa project funded by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.

  15. Overcoming Obstacles Through Vocational Training: The Journey of Tisungane Elesoni

    05 October 2023

    Tisungane was selected for a transformative vocational training program under the ACCEL Africa project. Implemented by the Impact Centre for Economic Empowerment and Development (ICEED) and supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO) with funding from the Netherlands' Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  16. Strengthening the Protection of Migrant Workers' Rights in Ethiopia & Somalia

    04 October 2023

    Union-to-Union Agreement between the Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Union (CETU) and Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU)

  17. © Xinhua/Dong Jianghui 2024

    Rwanda's former labour minister starts work on "serving Africa region" at ILO

    03 October 2023

    Fanfan Rwanyindo Kayirangwa, the former Minister for Public Service and Labour in Rwanda, has commenced her new role as the Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa at the International Labour Organization (ILO). The announcement, made through ILO's official X account emphasized Kayirangwa's enthusiasm for joining the ILO team and her dedication to "serving the Africa region."

  18. United against child labour: The Government of the Netherlands and the ILO renew their partnership through the 2nd phase of the ACCEL Africa project.

    28 September 2023

    The ILO and the Netherlands are uniting against child labour through the 2nd phase of the ACCEL Africa project in a holistic approach.

  19. Malawi validates national Alliance 8.7 strategic roadmap

    28 September 2023

    Malawi achieved a significant milestone by successfully validating the National Alliance 8.7 Strategic Roadmap on an event organized with the support of the ILO as part of the ACCEL Africa Project.

  20. Child Labour Survey Report for the Tea and Coffee Supply Chains Validated

    28 September 2023