We create opportunities

We are a leading organisation in the implementation of international development projects.
We promote inclusive economic, social and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies.
Results and Impact
Swisscontact implements 122 projects in 40 countries. We have achieved these broadly effective results.
How we work
We are guided by selected sustainability criteria as well as anchored working principles.
Collaboration with the Private Sector
Swisscontact was founded more than 60 years ago by exponents of Swiss business. Our commitment to the private sector is deeply rooted in our DNA.
Annual Report 2021
Bridge-builder for sustainable development
OUR DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME: DEVELOPMENT THROUGH INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
Our development programme is the centrepiece of Swisscontact.It encompasses about 30 projects in over 20 countries. In the development programme we test new ideas and further develop existing innovations that have been proven effective over time. We link Swiss and international actors from the public and private sector as well as academia. In this way the programme supports cross-sectoral approaches and cooperation.