Morocco

In terms of entrepreneurship, Morocco’s diversity offers its people many opportunities to improve their employability in numerous sectors. Nevertheless, the country’s often weak infrastructure, which is marked by insufficient opportunities and resources, undermines Moroccans’ ability to exercise their full economic potential. 
morocco

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  • Area: 446,550 km2
  • Population: 37 million
  • Capital: Rabat

Swisscontact in Morocco

  • since 2015

Projects

Morocco
Labour market insertion
Coaching for employment and entrepreneurship 
Job placement for disadvantaged youth
The project aims to provide young women from vulnerable backgrounds in Morocco with opportunities for productive self-employment, so they become empowered to create resilient livelihoods for themselves.
Morocco
Entrepreneurial ecosystems
The Nestlé model village – inclusive and sustainable
Dairy farming in Morocco is facing a few challenges. The quality and quantity of milk per cow is limited, production fluctuates with the seasons, and because it is not a profitable business, many young people in villages do not continue the business of their forebears. Nestlé is working together with dairy businesses and applying its “joint...
Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Colombia, Indonesia, Morocco, North Macedonia, Peru, Serbia, South Africa, Tunisia, Vietnam
Trade facilitation, Initial vocational education and training, Entrepreneurial ecosystems, Sustainable tourism
Swiss Import Promotion Programme
The Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) is a well-established mandate of the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) within the framework of its economic development cooperation. As for the new investment phase (2017-2020), SIPPO is carried out by Swisscontact.The overall objective of the Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) is...
Morocco
Sustainable tourism
Switzerland-Morocco Sustainable Tourism Programme
The Swiss-Moroccan sustainable tourism programme aims to support the provinces of Azilal and Beni Mellal in developing sustainable tourism with integrated sectors in order to reduce poverty, create income and new jobs and improve existing jobs, particularly for young people and women.

News

Tunisia, Morocco
18.03.2020
Yes to tourism as an engine of growth – but make sure it’s sustainable!
Promotion of tourism is an effective activity in international development cooperation. The potential to create new jobs is great, not only in the tourism sector per se but also in other sectors down- and upstream. Swisscontact has nearly 20 years of experience in promoting tourism in developing countries and emerging economies. The highest...
Directeur Swisscontact Maroc
Didier Krumm

Our Interventions

In collaboration with our local partners and by strengthening the local structures, Swisscontact applies a gender equity approach focusing on youth and women. To reduce poverty, generate income, and create new jobs, sustainability of project implementation is a central priority for Swisscontact. 

With its interventions, Swisscontact is facing the challenges of under- and unemployment in Morocco by facilitating skills development, targeted training, and better opportunities for employment, primarily through capacity building of small businesses. 

SIPPO Maroc
Nous facilitons les services à l'exportation

Nous facilitons le commerce durable.
Le Programme suisse de promotion des importations (SIPPO) est un mandat bien établi du Secrétariat d’Etat aux affaires économiques (SECO) qui a pour vision globale la croissance économique durable et inclusive et l’intégration des pays partenaires du SIPPO dans le commerce mondial, grâce à sa mission de soutien aux entreprises.
Morocco
Entrepreneurial ecosystems
Appui Suisse aux Associations Professionnelles Marocaines (ASAP-M)
Le projet Appui Suisse aux Associations Professionnelles Marocaines (ASAP-M) vise à augmenter la compétitivité des micro-, petites et moyennes entreprises rurales à travers le renforcement managérial, le plaidoyer et le développement de services de qualité et de proximité. Pour cela, le projet appuie cinq associations professionnelles agricoles. Le projet dure jusqu'en 2019 et est financé par la Direction du développement et de la coopération Suisse.

Contactez-nous

Swisscontact │ Fondation Suisse pour la Coopération Technique
39, Rue Abou Derr
Agdal - 10080 Rabat, Maroc