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 Aprile 2020
Il corso è disponibile in 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, with an afternoon practicum to design a mobile phone application that addresses a financial inclusion challenge

CAMPUS LIFE

Stay and study on the banks of the Po River

Presentazione del corso

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.

Chi si iscrive a questo corso?

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 Sunday 26 April to Thursday 30 April 2020 from 9 AM to 17.15 PM.

Course hours on Friday April 30: 9 AM to 13 PM.

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