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Sustainability & Productivity

Guidelines for measuring youth employment and Decent Work in agriculture within developing countries

These Guidelines seek to measure dimensions of labour force performance and job quality that are not well captured in the Decent Work framework. More specifically, the Guidelines propose Decent Work indicators that focus on youth (ages 15–24 years) within developing countries where the majority of households depend on agriculture for their well-being and a large share of the population lives in poverty,

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Case-Studies on the measurement of productivity and efficiency in agriculture

The present document presents two case-studies, to illustrate the process of compilation of productivity indicators: i) the calculation of labour productivity based on data collected at farm-level, that is based on a pilot survey in Zambia, and ii) the construction of aggregate and country-level information on agricultural productivity from aggregate time-series.

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A Literature Review on Frameworks and Methods for Measuring and Monitoring Sustainable Agriculture

This Literature Review shows that agricultural sustainability has been understood largely in its environmental dimensions, that it is affected by socio-economic and biophysical conditions, and that obstacles to sustainable agriculture are different in different countries.

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