Swisscontact

About Swisscontact

Swisscontact promotes inclusive economic, social and ecological development  to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies. With this objective in mind, Swisscontact offers the chance to economically and socially disadvantaged people to improve their lives on their own initiative.

Vocational education and training, retraining and labour market integration constitute a focus of their activities. In this way, they strengthen people's skills and offer them the conditions for a secure livelihood and the opportunity to actively participate in society. In business promotion, they focus their work on five economic sectors with the best chances for sustainable development: tourism, trade, entrepreneurial ecosystems, green cities, and sustainable agriculture. This is where they focus their energy, in order to create productive jobs, improve incomes, and promote economic well-being without harming the environment. In their daily work, their employees are committed to implement projects, provide advisory services, and practical hands-on training. They also engage in applied research.

Vocational education and training, retraining and labour market integration constitute a focus of their activities. In this way, they strengthen people's skills and offer them the conditions for a secure livelihood and the opportunity to actively participate in society. In business promotion, they focus their work on five economic sectors with the best chances for sustainable development: tourism, trade, entrepreneurial ecosystems, green cities, and sustainable agriculture. This is where they focus their energy, in order to create productive jobs, improve incomes, and promote economic well-being without harming the environment. In their daily work, their employees are committed to implement projects, provide advisory services, and practical hands-on training. They also engage in applied research.

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