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Swisscontact is the business-oriented independent foundation for international development cooperation. Represented in 36 countries with over 1,100 employees, Swisscontact promotes since 1959 economic, social and environmental development.


Results 2018


farmers and SMEs have gained access to better products and services


people have completed training programmes in skills development, entrepreneurship, and labour market insertion (43% women)

2.40 CHF

For each Swiss franc invested, 2.40 francs in additional income were generated

Our Commitment

Private Sector Development

The private sector is the most important driving force behind economic development and sustainable poverty reduction.

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As an expert organisation, Swisscontact ensures high quality project work on-site for private sector development.

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We create opportunities

Stories from the Field

Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation
Hardturmstrasse 123
CH-8005 Zurich

Tel. +41 44 454 17 17
Fax +41 44 454 17 97
E-Mail info@STOP-SPAM.swisscontact.org