INT/08/K05 - trengthening of capacities of private sector agencies and NGOs in selected African countries through regional networking and ECDC/TCDC supporting Women and Youth Entrepreneurship (WED/YED)
Submitter: United Nations Industrial Development Organization, Vienna, Austria
Subcontractor: Small Industries Development Organization (SIDO), United Republic of Tanzania
Priority area: Technical cooperation among developing countries
Participating/beneficiary countries: 5 countries (Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, United Republic of Tanzania and Zimbabwe)
PGTF input: US$ 42,330
Other inputs: US$ 83,000
Duration: Two (2) years
Approval: 31st Annual Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 (New York, 27 September 2007)
Completion: Final report submitted on 23 December 2009. This project received funds from IFAD under the IFAD-PGTF Grant Agreement signed in November 2006.
Impact: Technical seminars were organized in the United Republic of Tanzania and Malawi in support of a regional network alliance of Business Support Organizations (BSOs) that provided training, business information and networking opportunities in agri-businesses to participants from private sector institutions for women and youth empowerment in Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, United Republic of Tanzania and Zimbabwe with the goal of identifying income generation and livelihood improvement opportunities.
||Mr. Dmitri Piskounov
UNIDO Programme Development and Technical Cooperation Division
Phone: (+431)260 26 4261
Fax: (+431)260 26 6819
Email: D.Piskounov @ unido.org