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Project ID:00080510Description:Prog 19: UNIDO Youth Employmt
Sierra Leone MDTF
Start Date *: 8 Dec 2011
Youth Development & Employment
End Date*: 31 Dec 2012
Country: Sierra Leone Project Status: Financially Closed
  Participating Organization:   UNIDO - UN Industrial Development Orga

Project Description:

Entrepreneurship/employment opportunities for 1,000 youths and women through training, building enterprise infrastructure and supporting business operation and marketing.

Development Goal and Key Outcomes:

Provide entrepreneurship/employment opportunities for 1000 youths (and women) by strengthening backward and forward linkages along the value chain of selected farm and/or non-farm products; thereby contribute to the development of a pro-youth local economy.


Enterprises growth centres supported in carrying out standardised on-the-job training and apprenticeships in different skills areas (bricklaying, plumbing, mechanics, agro-business/agro-processing, electrical works, etc) for 1,000 youths

Create agro-enterprises and related jobs that provide income and attract the resettlement and reintegration of youths in rural areas. This will include support to new and/or existing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to prepare bankable business plans, kick off business operations and build their capacity as required.

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If you have questions about this programme you may wish to contact the RC office in Sierra Leone or the lead agency for the programme.

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