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Turkey: Orange - Labor Market Assessment and Mapping (COVID-19 Integration with Needs) - Jan 2021

Status: Published 1 January 2021 - 1 January 2021
Not funded
Methodology: widgets.needs_assessment.status.5
Methodology description: The elaboration of this labor market assessment is expected to brief future Livelihood initiatives and TVET projects, including the selection of initiatives, and support for entrepreneurs, MSMEs and cooperatives. The LMA is formed by two core principles: - Market Driven: This assessment exercised a market-driven paradigm in order to identify possible growth and temporary employment opportunities by analyzing the economic outlook and employment of the region. Hence, the findings of the assessment could be a marker on mapping the proposed livelihoods programming. Secondly, the LMA includes an analysis of the job skills of the current labor force and those sought by employers. By this analysis, the assessment ensures that the project’s design is shaped by an understanding of the market dynamics that could impact vulnerable communities in their willingness to sustainable livelihoods. - Community-Led: Orange Organization has worked with local government agencies and local stakeholders to conduct key informant interviews, gather data and information, and identify local businesses to survey. These practices have ensured the accuracy of future programs to be linked with the needs of the target beneficiaries and the reality of the local market. Additionally, these practices authenticate the interests of employers and employees in terms of vocational training and job placements.
Sampling: Random
Sampling size: 22
Target population: Host Communities
Measurement: Community

Turkey: Orange - Labor Market Assessment and Mapping (COVID-19 Integration with Needs) - Jan 2021

Status: Published 1 January 2021 - 1 January 2021
Not funded
Methodology: Individual key informant interviews
Methodology description: The elaboration of this labor market assessment is expected to brief future Livelihood initiatives and TVET projects, including the selection of initiatives, and support for entrepreneurs, MSMEs and cooperatives. The LMA is formed by two core principles: - Market Driven: This assessment exercised a market-driven paradigm in order to identify possible growth and temporary employment opportunities by analyzing the economic outlook and employment of the region. Hence, the findings of the assessment could be a marker on mapping the proposed livelihoods programming. Secondly, the LMA includes an analysis of the job skills of the current labor force and those sought by employers. By this analysis, the assessment ensures that the project’s design is shaped by an understanding of the market dynamics that could impact vulnerable communities in their willingness to sustainable livelihoods. - Community-Led: Orange Organization has worked with local government agencies and local stakeholders to conduct key informant interviews, gather data and information, and identify local businesses to survey. These practices have ensured the accuracy of future programs to be linked with the needs of the target beneficiaries and the reality of the local market. Additionally, these practices authenticate the interests of employers and employees in terms of vocational training and job placements.
Sampling: Random
Sampling size: 22
Target population: Host Communities
Measurement: Community
The Labor Market Assessment (LMA) aims at this study to achieve key objectives below: o Analyze the demographic, economic, and labor market structure of Şanliurfa, o Identify the negative effects of Covid-19 on Şanliurfa, o Identify a current sustainable growth opportunity in business sectors and employment trends, o Analyze current employment practices and skills demanded by the local labor market, o Analyze the main obstacles faced by both Syrian and Turkish MSMEs and beneficiaries.

Main Findings
- General Outlook of Şanliurfa - Covid-19 Update - With the start of the Covid-19 process, it was felt intensely in Şanlıurfa as same as throughout the country. Especially as the employment structure of the city is clustered in labor-intensive sectors and home-office was not being carried out has caused to increase the number of Covid-19 cases throughout the city. - Economic Outlook of Şanliurfa - Sectoral Outlook - Şanliurfa Labor Market

Sectors

  •  Livelihood & Social cohesion

Locations

  • Turkey

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