Greening the economies of least developed countries: the role of skills and training

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This policy brief draws the attention of policy-makers and social partners in least developed countries [LDCs] to the role of skills development in facilitating the building of greener economies, as a way to achieve sustainable development and poverty eradication. It has been written at the request of ILO constituents from LDCs, where environmental deterioration and the consequences of climate change are among the major challenges of the 21st century. While change is a challenge, it also offers economic and employment opportunities. The brief arises out of the Green Jobs Initiative, a...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Economics; Sustainability; Employment

Keywords: Developing economy; Economic implication; Environment; Skill development; Economic development; Employment opportunity

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2014

Physical description: 11 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 121.914

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