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FAO Guidance Note: Child labour in agriculture in protracted crises, fragile and humanitarian contexts

Post date Saturday, 30 December, 2017 - 15:32
Document Type Tools and Guidance, Manual/Guideline, Report
Content Themes Protection, Agriculture, Nutrition, Food Security, Food Security Cluster
Sources FAO, Food Security Sector

This note provides technical and operational guidance to stakeholders of the agriculture, food security and nutrition sector intervening in protracted crises, fragile and humanitarian contexts to ensure that children are not engaged in activities that could negatively affect their health, development or education, and are not employed in hazardous working conditions. It presents the basis to understand that agriculture, food security and nutrition programming in the aftermath of a crisis have potentially both positive and negative effects on children. It also provides recommendations and concrete examples to address situations of child labour in agriculture in these contexts.

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