These concluded projects are exemplary in how they were designed and implemented.

Katalyst, Bangladesh

Katalyst, the largest market development project in South Asia, has come to an end after 17 years. 4.69 million SMEs and farmers benefitted income increase in around USD 689 million.

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EELA, Latin America

The programme EELA helped to mitigate climate change and improve the quality of life of brick makers by encouraging appropriate technology for efficient energy use in brick kilns.

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AlbVET, Albania

The main objective of the AlbVET project was the support to different aspects of the Albanian Vocational Education and Training (VET) reform with a focus on private sector.

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10 Years Financial Services in East Africa

Swisscontact has developed innovative new ways to push the banking frontier into lesser-developed regions and rural areas.


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L’évolution de la formation professionnelle artisane au Bénin.

Au Bénin, l’équipe de Swisscontact intervient prioritairement dans le secteur de la promotion des PME et de la formation professionnelle.

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Energy Efficient Clay Brick Project (EECB)

Following a sector based approach, the Energy Efficient Clay Brick (EECB) project ensures environmental sustainability by seeking economic solutions to increased energy efficiency and lower greenhouse gas emissions in the South African clay brick sector. Over the last 4 years EECB has supported South Africa’s Clay Brick Sector to reduce CO2 emissions by 15%.

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Pymerural, Honduras

The project Pymerural increased income and employment in rural areas, contributing to the sustainability of SME's in agro industrial value chains.

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