Construction provides needed – and usually informal – employment for many of the world’s poorest, most vulnerable people.
The garment sector exemplifies the growth in global manufacturing, and many of the challenges associated with it.
Smallholders play a big role in global value chains in the production of commodities such as coffee, cocoa and cotton.
Informal transport workers often endure job insecurity, fragile incomes, harassment, corruption, dangerous working conditions and other challenges in this burgeoning informal sector.
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