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Integrated Human Resource Development for Employment Promotion


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Title: Integrated Human Resource Development for Employment Promotion

Integrated Human Resource Development for
Employment Promotion
Presentation Outline
  • Background
  • Objectives
  • Employment Promotion Challenges
  • ILO SWAps approach
  • Fiji Case Example
  • Drawbacks of SWAps
  • Benefits of SWAps

Objectives of SWAps ILO
  • Identify a holistic approach to development e.g.
  • Combining technical skills, business skills
    training and capital to promote employment and
    income generating activities.
  • To review to what extent the current technical
    skills training are responsive to the labor
    market needs.
  • To provide a platform for strategic reviews and
    action planning on cross cutting thematic
    concerns e.g. HIV/AIDS in workplaces, poverty
    alleviation, regulatory and policy environment
  • To maximize the use of existing resources (e.g.
    govt structures) and strengthen their capacities

Employment promotion challenges
SWAps The approach
The example of Fiji National Centre for Small
and Micro Enterprise Development (NCSMED)
  • Their website
  • Outlines the framework for sector wide
    collaboration in Fiji
  • ILO Technical assistance

  • Research capacity ILO (SMES)
  • Finance
  • Start Up Capital and business growth loans
  • Micro finance and small business loans
  • Credit guarantee schemes
  • Business Incubation
  • Village and township enterprises
  • Poverty alleviation Walking out of poverty

Case Walking out of poverty
  • The programme is designed to provide
    opportunities to people living in poverty
  • Enable the recipients to lead a life with
  • The programme is initiated jointly by Ministry of
    Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation and
    the ILO.
  • Provides targeted training and direct support to
    trainees, either to find formal employment or to
    engage in gainful economic activities.

Walking out of Poverty
  • Belief that poverty alleviation is a moral and
    social responsibility for all.
  • With this belief and motivation, the Ministry of
    Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation,
    the ILO, Heads of Organizations, Donor agencies
    meet regularly
  • The meetings discuss various ways and develops
    strategies on how to assist the victims of
    poverty to meet their challenges.

Walking out of Poverty
Policy Group Minister for Women, Social Welfare
Pov. Allev. Chairperson Minister for Local
Govt, Housing, Squatter Settlement
Environment Minister for Lands Mineral
Resources Minister for Agriculture, Sugar Land
Operational Structure
Implementation Director Poverty Alleviation
(Ministry of Women, Social Welfare PA)
Director Housing, Town Clerk Suva City
Council Director HART Ministry of Squatter
Settlement Directors Ministry of Agriculture
Field Officers of the respective
Walking out of Poverty
  • Target beneficiaries
  • People living in squatter settlements homes of
  • Single mothers with no regular source of income
  • Displaced people
  • Street beggars or street children
  • Prisoners dependents
  • Ex-prisoners
  • Rural inhabitants without land or source of

Target outreach
  • Beneficiaries for 2005 201 people
  • Sewing, tailoring, screen-printing and
  • designing 106
  • Cooking, baking, pastry making 46
  • Nursery, Flower Arrangements, Vanilla
  • Poultry, Animal Husbandry
  • Training courses
  • Start/Improve Your Business
  • Practical Skills Development
  • Lifestyle and Personal Development

Training Beneficiaries
  • Lusi Ducia runs a retail shop selling clothes
    imported from the United States. She has paid off
    her first loan of 1000 from the National Micro
    Finance Unit. With her second loan of 2000,
    Lusia has expanded her business by opening
    another shop in Nadi.

  • Salote Bolabasaga, Merewalesi Masi, and Eseta
    Cagi Mar operate a florist business at the
    Harbour Terminal, Suva. Their business includes
    flower arrangement for functions, sale of pot
    plants and other plant accessories.

Determination of Training
  • Takes into consideration
  • Market Demand
  • Employers needs
  • Practical Business Concept
  • Motivation/Attitude Change

  • Ministry of Local Government, Housing, Squatter
  • Settlement Environment
  • To provide venue to run business
  • Squatter resettlement
  • Ministry of Lands Mineral Resources
  • To provide land for skills training purposes
  • Ministry of Women, Social Welfare Poverty
  • To provide equipment and support
  • Start and Improve your business training

Responsibilities cont..d
  • Revolving Fund with Fiji Development Bank (FDB)
  • To provide Micro-Finance Ministry of Women
  • Business loans to start and improve Businesses
  • Life style improvements
  • Income generating projects started
  • Resettlements for squatters
  • Sending children to school
  • Proper sanitation, water supply, electricity etc

Drawbacks of SWAps
  • Slow start and takes time to set up
  • Mind boggling to bring the different partners
  • Requires leadership, commitment and focus
  • Can lose focus on outputs and get more involved
    in processes of integration
  • Consultative processes might be time consuming
  • Technical assistance required in facilitation
    sector bias?
  • The problem of attribution (impact)

  • Resources Management
  • Optimal use no duplication
  • Enhance focus on other priorities
  • National Accountability
  • Stakeholder involvement
  • Results driven
  • Capacity building
  • Institutions
  • Staff
  • Targeted Tech. Ass
  • Country Priorities
  • Targeted donor support
  • Stakeholders involvement