INFORM – Issue 01 – June 2009 - Innovative training for poverty reduction in rural Central Asia

This policy briefing examines the experience gained through an ETF-funded project focussing on vocational education and training supported income generation activities. The approach to poverty alleviation builds on existing vocational training structures in rural areas of Central Asia. Community development approaches are used to enhance skills, while costly and donor-dominated interventions are avoided.
This policy briefing examines the experience gained through an ETF-funded project focussing on vocational education and training supported income generation activities. The approach to poverty alleviation builds on existing vocational training structures in rural areas of Central Asia. Community development approaches are used to enhance skills, while costly and donor-dominated interventions are avoided.