This report is intended to build the foundation for a solid policy dialogue between care-sector stakeholders in Turkey through a comprehensive market overview as well as being a compilation of best national and global practices.
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the ILO Office for Central and Eastern Europe and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, jointly assessed the impact of the crisis on the Western Balkan labour markets. The latest impact assessment report is on Bosnia and Herzegovina.
EBRD contracted A2F Consulting to conduct a gender assessment to inform future EBRD agribusiness investments and the Bank’s potential policy engagement and support for reforms in the public sector in Uzbekistan and Turkey. In this context, a baseline assessment was conducted with the intention of helping to better understand existing gaps between men and women in the agribusiness sector, focusing on legal, regulatory, financial, economic and social barriers for women, as well as the existing gaps in providing assistance in these areas.
The Covid-19 pandemic is having a disproportionate effect on the lives and livelihoods of people with disabilities. The adverse health effects of the coronavirus are amplified for people with disabilities, so many fall into stricter shielding categories, making them subject to more stringent public health containment measures and limiting their access to employment and other economic activities.
More young people live in India than in any other country and their numbers are projected to increase for decades to come. More than 12 million enter the workforce each year yet few have the skills required for employment. The Government of India has set a target to skill 400 million people by 2022 and established the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) as part of this mission. Through NSDC, government is engaged with private sector partners to advance strategic approaches in skills development by creating public-private partnerships with companies involved in skill training.
IndiaCan Education Private Limited is a private company, who is targeting challenges like unemployed youth, welfare disadvantage people, lack of employment opportunities by providing technical skills to fulfill industry’s need for qualified technical staff. IndiaCan has provided training to more than 75,000 students, which resulted in a 75 percent after training placement
Centum WorkSkills India limited (CWSI) is one of the NSDC’s largest training partners. CWSI offers an integrated set of services in the skill development sphere, which ranges from community mobilization, assessment, certification and assistance for placement. CWSI provides special focus on vocational training to youth on a large scale. CWSI uses communities, self-help group, social specialists to reach its target beneficiaries.
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) is a joint venture between the Government of India and the private sector to facilitate quality skills provision, provide financial resources and special funding schemes to build viable business in skill development and introduce the necessary support systems. The NSDC has shown its capabilities by providing training to nearly 6 million individuals across 33 industrial sectors