The rural economy, along with the rest of the world of work, is experiencing a transformation that is driven by globalization, technological innovation, and demographic shifts. More than two-fifths of the world’s workers are rural, and many rely on small-scale agricultural activities for a living. In this course, participants learn how to increase the number and quality of decent, sustainable jobs in the rural economy.
Promote sustainable, inclusive economic growth. Join this course today.
Learn from UN specialists, ITCILO trainers, and senior practitioners
Participants from different countries, backgrounds, and careers learn and work together on a United Nations campus
This Academy is based on tested rural economy tools and best practices
Listen, discuss, and work together in roleplay exercises and debates
The Academy on Rural Development offers a wide range of integrated approaches, tools and training packages to promote full and productive employment and decent work in the rural economy.
The Academy is especially designed for the ILO's tripartite constituents (government officials, representatives of employers' and workers' organizations) and ILO staff (field offices, projects and headquarters) whose work relates to rural economies. The Academy may also be of interest to policy-makers, practitioners and other professionals representing development partner agencies and international organizations, private and social enterprises, universities and civil society organizations.
This two-week academy focuses on the promotion of full, productive employment in the rural economy.
Participants learn about a range of rural development approaches from subject-matter experts.
The academy aims to set the foundation for strategic initiatives and development policies that promote
decent work in the rural economy.
The Turin Centre is known for its unconventional and highly effective learning methodologies.