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2017

YOUTH AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROJECT ZIMBABWE

Zimbabwe

Groupe de la Banque Africaine de Développement

Titre : YOUTH AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT PROJECT ZIMBABWE

Pays : Zimbabwe
Localisation : Entire Country

Référence : P-ZW-IE0-003

Date d’approbation : 31/10/2016
Date de démarrage : 10/05/2017

Mise en oeuvre : Ministry of Youth Development Indigenisation and Empowerment

Description
The project has three mutually reinforcing components : (i) Developing small enterprises ; (ii) Institutional support ; and (iii) project management.

Objectif
The objective of the project is to contribute to the reduction of poverty amongst the youth and women through the supporting entrepreneurship initiatives and capacity development.

Description
The proposed operation focuses empowering youth and women through entrepreneurial skills development to enhance their access to finance and the growth of their small businesses, which are imperative for the socioeconomic development of the Zimbabwe. It will complement the ongoing Youth and Tourism Enhancement Project ; the Capacity Building for Public Finance and Economic Management (CBPFEM) Project ; and the Governance and Institutional Strengthening Project (GISP), by building the capacity of youth participate effectively in the economy. The proposed project will also address capacity constraints at the Ministries responsible for women and youth development. The Government has requested the Bank continued support to create an enabling environment and opportunities for the socio-economic empowerment of youth and women. The Bank will therefore support the country through this intervention, which aims to equip unemployed youth and women with the necessary entrepreneurship skills and also to enhance their access to finance.

Financement
ADF : UAC 3,410,000
Government : UAC 390,000
Total : UAC 3,800,000
1 UAC = 1,4458 USD (Mars 2018 )

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