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Training and integrating local people into the workforce (English)

This note provides guidance on how to assist people from surrounding areas in gaining formal employment at the investment. Formal employment is a major expected benefit of agricultural investments. Yet investors experience difficulties in employing people from surrounding areasdue to gaps in skills and education. The inclusion of local people in the formal workforce is a key element of partnerships between local communities and investors. This inclusion can be facilitated by dedicated training programs and strategies to improve integration.

Details

  • Document Date

    2018/03/01

  • Document Type

    Brief

  • Report Number

    124292

  • Volume No

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • Country

    World,

  • Region

    The World Region,

  • Disclosure Date

    2018/03/15

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Training and integrating local people into the workforce

  • Keywords

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Citation

Training and integrating local people into the workforce (English). Responsible Agricultural Investment (RAI) Knowledge Into Action Note,no. 17 Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/619331521090484109/Training-and-integrating-local-people-into-the-workforce