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FIGHT AGAINST TRAFFICKING, EXPLOITATION AND CHILD LABOUR: NATIONAL ACTION PLAN 2015-2017 PUBLISHED BY THE IVORIAN GOVERNMENT

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Organization: 
International Cocoa Initiative
Topic: 
transparency
certification
social policies
Country & region: 
Cote d'Ivoire
Keywords: 
"child labour", "legislation"
Lead: 

"The National Committee for Monitoring Actions against Trafficking, Exploitation and Child Labour of the Ivorian authorities presented its 2015-2017 National Action Plan in Abidjan on the 15th of December. With a global cost of 12 920 296 600 CFA or $ 21 million, this plan will be funded mainly by the Government and its partners, and aims to reduce the rate of child labourers by 30% in all sectors."The new National Action Plan focuses on four strategic areas: prevention, protection, repression and programme monitoring. For example one of the activities under prevention is: " improvement of socio-economic conditions of the cocoa communities (500 income generating activities, 200 Micro credits, 6 clinics, 6 nursing homes, 6 ambulances, 21 village pumps)."