Call for Proposals for Innovative Skills Projects Skills Initiative for Africa Financial Cooperation (SIFA FC)
The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), implementing the Skills Initiative for Africa Financial Cooperation (SIFA FC) with funding from the Federal Republic of Germany and the European Union, is looking to support innovative solutions in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) that will contribute to higher productivity, employability, and job promotion for African youth. Emphasis is on supporting products, services, and processes that will contribute to employment-oriented skills development for young people in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Togo, and Tunisia. Grant funding is provided up to EUR 400.000 per project
with a matching counterpart contribution required of 10%.
Interested applicants are invited to respond to the open Call for Proposals of the EU SIFA Innovation Funding Window III (SIFA FW3/CFP/2/2023) by submitting a proposal for funding under one of the following themes:
Theme 1: Digital Tools and Skills: Supporting enhanced delivery of TVET via digital technologies and
applications to enhance employability in the post-COVID-19 era.
Theme 2: Female Entrepreneurship and Employability: Supporting enhanced employability and
enterprise creation amongst women, youth, and vulnerable groups in TVET.
Theme 3: Training Innovation in Informal Sectors: Supporting innovative TVET to deliver training
and skills in informal sectors and vulnerable groups.
For more information, visit the SIFA website