Results and Impact

Swisscontact is implementing 122 projects in 40 countries. This is what we achieved in 2021.

Global Results

Vocational Education

people, 49.8% of whom are women, have completed programmes in skills development, entrepreneurship, and labour market insertion.
people, 44.9% of whom are women, found a new or better job or started their own business. 18.7 million Swiss francs in additional income was generated.

Business Promotion

CHF 59.4 million
in additional income generated by farmers and SMEs
farmers and SMEs gained access to improved products and services.
jobs created or saved

The results are derived from Swisscontact’s impact measurement system and have been rounded. All figures are traceable.

122 Projects in 40 Countries

The Private Sector as a Partner

The private sector is the engine of economic development; it generates income and jobs. Working for and with the private sector is therefore at the heart of Swisscontact’s activities.

One example is our collaboration with fertilizer manufacturers, the aim of which is to introduce organic fertilizers to the market. Thanks to these new fertilizers, smallholder farmers can improve their harvests, by which they increase sales and finally their incomes.

Partnerships with private sector companies involve contributions made by both sides. The private sector makes in-kind contributions with time, effort, and facilities to conduct activities. The majority of partners make cash contributions.

Project Case Study Central America
New opportunities for returning migrants
Project Case Study North Africa
Prospects for the labour market
Financial Statement 2021