Market-based livelihood interventions for refugees and host communities

Market-based livelihood interventions for refugees and host communities

Market-based livelihood interventions for refugees and host communities

20–24 avril 2020
Le cours est disponible en English

This training course supports practitioners working with refugee communities in the design of livelihood interventions based on a solid understanding of market trends and demand. It applies the "Making markets work for the poor" (M4P) approach and draws upon the experiences and lessons learnt from joint UNHCR-ILO pilot projects that have tested the added value of market assessments and value-chain analyses in promoting the livelihoods of refugees in different countries.

Key features
RESOURCES

ILO and UNHCR tools, case studies on market systems development in refugee contexts from various parts of the world

COURSE METHODOLOGY

Highly interactive, case study based, spotlight talks and an open space on tools to support refugee livelihoods

CAMPUS LIFE

Stay and study on the banks of the Po River

Présentation du cours

This training course supports practitioners working with refugee communities in the design of livelihood interventions based on a solid understanding of market trends and demand. It applies the "Making markets work for the poor" (M4P) approach and draws upon the experiences and lessons learnt from joint UNHCR-ILO pilot projects that have tested the added value of market assessments and value-chain analyses in promoting the livelihoods of refugees in different countries.

Groupes cible

This course is of interest to anybody working at the intersection of humanitarian and development programming. It specifically targets practitioners responsible for livelihood activities in their own countries and projects.

What will I learn?

Day 1: Frameworks for regulating refugee economic inclusion. The market systems framework and its relevance for refugees

Day 2: Finding the right sector for refugees. Market systems analysis: analytical tools to identify market constraints and opportunities

Day 3: Market systems analysis and market systems strategy: creating a vision

Day 4: Market systems development: facilitation, partnerships, implementation. Articulating results chains.

Day 5: Open space: financial inclusion, business training, legal support

What will I be able to do?

By the end of the training, participants will be able to:

  • understand the M4P approach and its relevance for refugees,
  • design and facilitate market-based livelihood programmes that are economically viable and that comply with refugees’ protection needs, apply good practices from real-life case studies.
Where will I stay?

The course will take place on the ITCILO campus in Turin, Italy.

Course hours on Monday 26 April from 9 AM to 17.15 PM.

Course hours on Friday April 24: 9 AM to 13 PM.

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The only tripartite U.N. agency, since 1919 the ILO brings together governments, employers and workers of 187 member States , to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men.
 

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UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.

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