Innovative partnerships with the private sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals
Smallholder farms scale up production with support from the ABC Fund, which was established by IFAD and is managed by a company based in Geneva. It is precisely this form of innovative partnership that Switzerland’s international cooperation strategy seeks to promote.
Annual Report on Switzerland's International Cooperation 2019
The main focus of Switzerland's international cooperation in 2019 was on environmental issues, basic education and vocational skills development, and cooperation with the private sector and the health sector.
The Federal Council has defined the thematic and geographical priorities of the Swiss development cooperation for the next four years. In its 2020 summer session, the National Council will be discussing the business.