Type
General Knowledge
Author
P Bentall, A Beusch, and J de Veen
Organization
ILO
Published in
1999
Submitted by
Olim Latipov
Related theme(s)
Finances & Economics, Social Development
Region
All Regions
Country
International

Employment - Intensive Infrastructure Programmes: Capacity Building for Contracting in the Construction Sector: Guidelines

These guidelines present the current experience of contractor development programmes which aim to introduce cost-effective employment intensive approaches to infrastructure works while respecting labour standards and correct working conditions. It discusses different options for private sector development-contractors and consultants- the selection and training of contractors, their access to and management of financial and material resources, and contract documentation and procedures. It also deals with labour relations and issues related to working conditions and labour standards.