Africa is the region with the highest prevalence of child labour (1 in 5 children are engaged in child labour) and as the only region in the world, where child labour has increased since 2012. Starting from 2018, "Accelerating action for the elimination of child labour in supply chains in Africa (ACCEL)" is being implemented in selected supply chains in Côte d'Ivoire, Egypt, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria and Uganda, with funding from the Government of the Netherlands.
PPMI was contracted to conduct the Final Independent Evaluation of the ACCEL project, for accountability, and for learning including to develop cross-learning, success stories to innovate and feed into regional learning on social dialogue-based
interventions and strategies.
The evaluation will rely on the traditional OECD/DAC evaluation criteria. Data will be collected through desk research, interviews, a survey and national workshops.
Given that ILO supports and implements other interventions to combat child labour, the current evaluation can also bring important good practices and lessons learned for the FUNDAMENTALS branch of ILO in general, and shape future initiatives in the field.