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2016

Baseline survey on child labour in cotton growing areas in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso

Titre : Baseline survey on child labour in cotton growing areas in Burkina Faso

Pays : Burkina Faso

Identifiant : BFA/16/01/IFC

Date/Durée : Start date : June 1, 2016 // End date : August 30, 2018

Résumé
The main objective of the proposed research is to obtain a baseline understanding of the factors, causes and variables contributing towards the use of child labour in the cotton production and the socio-economic and labour market variables and conditions facing families and communities engaged in the cotton sector. To the extent possible, the research shall address the issues of use of child labour in the value chains of the cotton production. The proposed baseline survey is expected to provide information for the SOFITEX cotton zone to enable both (i) estimation of the prevalence of ‘child labour’ and ‘children in economic activity’, especially in cotton farming, cotton processing units, and other main sectors of economic activity for children living in this zone ; and (ii) detailed profile of characteristics of children and their families. Objectives of the proposed data collection through a baseline survey The main objective of the proposed research is to obtain a baseline understanding of the factors, causes and variables contributing towards the use of child labour in the cotton production and the socio-economic and labour market variables and conditions facing families and communities engaged in the cotton sector. To the extent possible, the research shall address the issues of use of child labour in the value chains of the cotton production.

Partenaire (s) : World Bank, International Finance Corporation

Total alloué : $ 167,103

Présentation (OIT)

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