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World Bank Capital Markets Strenghtening Facility

01.01.2015 - 30.06.2021

The Capital Markets Strengthening Facility is an innovative cross-cutting initiative with the overall objective to develop stable and resilient capital markets and to facilitate long-term local currency financing for sectors critical for economic growth and poverty reduction. SECO?s funds are earmarked to its priority countries in the "South".

Project completed

Public Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility, 2014-2017

01.12.2014 - 31.12.2017

The Public-Private Infrastructure Advisory Facility (PPIAF) is a multi-donor technical assistance facility aimed at helping developing country governments improving the quality of their infrastructure services through private sector involvement.

Sanad Fund

01.01.2014 - 31.03.2028

The Sanad Fund is an investment vehicle, that provides debt and equity financing to banks and microfinance institutions. The ultimate beneficiaries are micro, small and medium-sized enterprises. The Middle East and North African region is the main target region of the Sanad Fund.

Project completed

Sustainable Tourism - Destination Management Organisation

01.01.2014 - 30.08.2019

This project will promote an integrated and sustainable tourism model for Gab#s, Médenin and Tatouine - three disadvantaged regions in South East Tunisia - tapping into the heritage of the local culture and encouraging environmentally friendly natural resource consumption.

Project completed

Market Access of Products of Terroir - Tunisia, Phase I

01.11.2013 - 31.12.2019

The project aims at improving performance, market access and socio-economic conditions of the the harissa (chili pepper paste), the fig of Djebba and the prickly pear value chains in Tunisia. It strengthens the governance, the productivity, the quality compliance with labels and the product development of these products.

Project completed

Cities Alliance Partnership, 1. Phase

01.10.2013 - 31.12.2017

The Cities Alliance (CA) is a global multi-stakeholder partnership for urban poverty reduction and promotion of the role of cities in sustainable development. The stakeholders include local authorities, governments of developing and developed countries, non-governmental organizations and international and multilateral organizations.

Project completed

Education for Employment program

01.12.2012 - 30.06.2017

The E4E program is to provide Arab Youth in the client countries in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) with skills that are relevant to the marketplace, so that Arab Youth can earn a better future. The program is implemented by the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Project completed

Micro, Small, and Medium Entreprise Technical Assistance Facility

01.10.2012 - 31.12.2018

The joint World Bank/IFC Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise ("MSME") program for the Middle-East and North Africa Region is a multi-donor technical assistance facility ("the Facility") that aims to improve access to finance for MSMEs, promote sustainable job creation, and encourage private-sector led growth in six countries: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and West Bank & Gaza.

Project completed

Textile Value Chain Project

01.06.2012 - 31.12.2017

The first phase project will respond to the changing market requirements in the textile sector by providing a comprehensive VC approach. This first phase will support the Tunisian textile and clothing sector to overcome existing challenges, move up the value chain in niche products (technical textile) and open new markets.

Waste Water Treatment Plant in Thala and Feriana

01.03.2012 - 31.12.2021

This project aims at implementing wastewater infrastructure in the cities of Thala (15'000 inhabitants) and Fériana (27'000 inhabitants) in the Governorate of Kasserine, Tunisia. The infrastructure includes the financing of the treatment plants, the extension of the wastewater networks and pumping stations for both cities.

Vocational skills development in Tunisia – destination employment

In Tunisia, an SDC programme enables young job seekers to acquire the technical and social skills required in the workplace

01.01.2016 - 30.06.2021

An SDC programme boosts the employability of young Tunisians entering the job market. It provides them with training in vocational skills to equip them with the practical experience and know-how required in the workplace.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Vocational training
Employment & economic development
Vocational training
Employment creation

01.01.2016 - 30.06.2021

CHF 9'603'475

Project completed

Rebuilding beyond the crisis

Two women wearing veils on a balcony in a building draped with UNHCR flags.

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016

The scope of the destruction in Syria is staggering, and the number of people left without shelter continues to grow. Since the start of the crisis, the SDC has donated CHF 13.4 million to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which is responsible for coordinating all reconstruction-related activities in that country. In addition, Swiss experts have developed technical standards for the long-term relocation of displaced people who will eventually return home.

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Forced displacement (refugees, IDP, human trafficking)

01.01.2016 - 31.12.2016

CHF 6'000'000

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