Entrepreneurship and vocational training programs are a key leverage to support informal workers, create job opportunities and facilitate social integration and are at the core of various development projects and initiative.
Youth employment is a core problematic both in most advanced and developing countries; and governments, local and international organization agree in making it a priority in their policies and strategies.
Income generating activities of rural women are usually interlinked with the informal economy. As such, it is recommended to include in the adopted approach, elements of association building, self-help mechanisms and supporting economies of scale.
People depending on informal economy are often operating in a sort of “legal blank” due to the lack of recognition of regular institutions and their working outside of the formal legal framework covering regular workers.