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Workers, employers collaborate on child labour

Workers, employers collaborate on child labour

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The International Labour Organisation (ILO), and Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), have sealed pact to eliminate Child Labour in cocoa, artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) supply chains in the country. The partnership is a four-year plan, funded by the Dutch Government through the Accelerating Action for the Elimination of Child Labour in Supply Chains in Africa (ACCEL Africa) project, to be implemented from May 2019 to October 2022, in Nigeria. Director of ILO Country Officer for Nigeria, Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone, Dennis Zulu, commended NECA for providing a platform to amplify the elimination of child labour in global supply chains. He said NECA played a critical role in the fight for the elimination of the worst forms of child labour by enga...