The course is designed to raise awareness and build knowledge among agricultural stakeholders about the importance of addressing child labour in agriculture, including livestock, forestry, fisheries and aquaculture. It aims to build specific skills, depending on work-related responsibilities and tasks and/or interests, by providing concrete ideas and guidance that can be applied in real life agricultural policy and programming situations.

This course includes a final assessment test. Successful completion of the test will allow you to print a certificate of completion.

 12 hours
Publication Date:
 June 2016


The course is tailored to meet the information needs of:

  • Agricultural policy-makers and advisors
  • Agricultural programme designers and implementers
  • Agricultural researchers
  • Agricultural statisticians


This course consists of 15 lessons, ranging from approximately 30 to 65 minutes duration, grouped into seven units:

Unit 1 - Introduction to child labour in agriculture
Unit 2 - Identifying and coordinating stakeholders
Unit 3 - Assessing and generating data and knowledge
Unit 4 - Incorporating child labour in policies and strategies
Unit 5 - Addressing child labour in agricultural programmes
Unit 6 - Monitoring, evaluating and reporting
Unit 7 - Developing capacity and communicating effectively


International Labour Organization

This course is provided by FAO and as trainee you will have to accept the user agreement contained in that course.