Reports and working papers on supply chains

  1. Myanmar garment sub-sector value chain analysis

    15 September 2015

    Following the repeal of European and American export sanctions on Myanmar, the country’s garment sector is now experiencing new levels of growth. The Myanmar Garment Manufacturers Association (MGMA) reports that new garment factories are opened every week, and the number of workers involved in the industry is forecasted to grow from the current 260,000 employees to 600,0001 in the next three years.

  2. Combating the worst forms of child labour in shrimp and seafood processing areas of Thailand (Final evaluation summary)

    01 July 2015

    Project: THA/10/50/USA - Evaluation Consultants: Amy Catherine Jersild, Nantaporn Ieumwananonthachai and Piyanut Kotsan

  3. Promoting formal employment among youth: innovative experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    20 April 2015

    Formalizing employment, particularly youth employment, continues to pose a challenge for the countries of the region. Currently, 13% of youth are unemployed and 55.7% are informally employed (ILO 2013 and ILO 2014). The challenge of enabling the new labour force to actively participate in the labour market is compounded by the additional challenge of guaranteeing that the new jobs meet decent work criteria.

  4. Microfinance for Decent Work – Enhancing the impact of microfinance: Evidence from an action research programme

    17 February 2015

  5. A Guide to Selected Labour Inspection Systems (with special reference to OSH)

    08 August 2011

    This “Guide to Selected Labour Inspection Systems” is part of a research programme in the area of labour administration and labour inspection carried out by the ILO Labour Inspection and Administration Programme (LAB/ADMIN) with a view to better understanding the functioning of the various systems in the world.

  6. Promoting job creation for young people in multinational enterprises and their supply chains: Sierra Leone

    14 December 2010

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 8

  7. Promoting job creation for young people in multinational enterprises and their supply chains: Liberia

    02 September 2010

    Employment Sector - Employment Report No. 7

  8. Global agri-food chains : employment and social issues in fresh fruit and vegetables

    01 May 2008

    Employment Working Paper No. 20