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Swisscontact is the business-oriented independent foundation for international development cooperation. Represented in 36 countries with over 1,400 employees, Swisscontact promotes since 1959 economic, social and environmental development.

2018 Annual Report

As a small but globally connected country, it is in Switzerland’s interest to foster fair business practices, social stability, and prosperity in developing countries and emerging economies.

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60 Years Swisscontact

Since being founded 60 years ago, Swisscontact has firmly believed in the principle that people can improve their livelihoods, based on their own strength. This always succeeds when people can participate in the local economy as producers, employees or consumers.


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Results 2017

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The ratio per Swiss franc invested to additional income generated is 1 : 3

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In 2017, Swisscontact reached 600,000 people through its project work

232 500 agricultural and artisanal businesses increased their incomes

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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Projects

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

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Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation
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CH-8005 Zurich

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