The Investments for Jobs facility has launched a call for project proposals in Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia

The Investments for Jobs facility has launched a call for project proposals in Ivory Coast, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia

The Investments for Jobs facility invites companies and public entities to submit project proposals that contribute sustainably to job creation in the private sector. Grants vary from 1 million to 10 million euros per project. Project selection is based on a competitive application process and prioritizes high-quality, mature and ready-to-execute proposals. The facility will only finance projects that have a realistic chance of being completed, are economically viable and create a significant number of jobs.

On 21 November 2022, the Investment Facility for Jobs launched a call for proposals for regional projects covering Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia. This call for proposals is not limited to particular themes or to specific sectors of activity.

Four types of investment projects can be proposed:

1. Non-commercial projects with an impact on job creation (not generating income): The facility covers up to 90% of investment costs.

2. Non-commercial projects with an impact on job creation (income generating): The facility covers up to 75% of investment costs.

3. Profit projects with a wider impact on job creation: The facility covers up to 35% of investment costs.

4. Profit projects with an impact on job creation: The facility covers up to 25% of the investment costs.

The grants offered range from 1 million to 10 million euros per year. project. This involves project co-financing with specific contributions from the applicants. The co-financed part is correlative to the chosen project.

Bidders have until 22 December 2022 at 17:00 (GMT+1; strict deadline) to submit their concept notes online. Interested entities and structures, whether public or private, may form a consortium to submit quality concept notes.

If you have any questions, please see our FAQ section: https://invest-for-jobs.com/fr/ife-faq If you cannot find the information you need there, please contact us at cfp . regional@invest-for-jobs.com no later than 15 December 2022 at 17.00 (GMT+1).

Online information sessions will be organized to explain the objectives of this fund, the submission process and the eligibility conditions. The webinars will take place on 23 November, 7 December and 14 December 2022 (in English) and 24 November, 8 December and 15 December 2022 (in French). All webinars start at 11:00 (GMT+1).

To receive the participation link, send us a message at cfp.regional@invest-for-jobs.com

If you would like to know more about the application procedure and if you are eligible, you can visit our call for project proposal website:

https://invest-for-jobs.com/fr/ife-call-for-proposals-regional-november-2022

An instruction guide for applicants and key information about the call for proposals is available in our download centre:

https://invest-for-jobs.com/da/download-centre

The Investment Facility for Jobs is an investment facility established by the KfW Development Bank within the framework of the special education and employment initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). The Special Initiative, which operates under the Invest for Jobs brand, aims to remove barriers to investment and create quality jobs and training in its partner countries in Africa. These are: Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia.

About the Job Investment Facility and the application process:

https://invest-for-jobs.com/ife

For general information and other support offers from the Training and Employment Special Initiative: https://invest-for-jobs.com/fr/

Published by :

Investments for job facility

Contact :

info@invest-for-jobs.com

Release date:

21 November 2022

Company address: Investments für Beschäftigung (Investment for Employment) GmbH Eulenkrugstrasse 55-57

22359 Hamburg│Germany

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