The Skills Development Programme (SDP) Phase 2 of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), implemented by Swisscontact, is completing its third year of implementation end of 2022.
The objectives of the 4th Steering Committee Meeting are (i) to gain insight into the project activity implementation in Kratie as one of SDP’s target provinces; (ii) to get an update on the results reached so far phase 2 and (iii) to discuss and provide strategic guidance on the operations planned for the coming year, outlined in the Yearly Plan of Operation (YPO) 2023.
The field visits were organised into two parts:
The field visit of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in Siem Reap on 12-13th December 2022
The field visits of the 4th Steering Committee Meeting in Kratie on the 14-15th December 2022
SDP Phase 2 (2020-2024) aims to reach 12,550 beneficiaries throughout phase 2. Out of these 11,640 will be poor and disadvantaged youth and low-skilled workers benefitting from more effective and relevant delivery of TVET and 910 beneficiaries will be trainers, staff, and management of PTCs and other training providers, the National Employment Agency (NEA), and managers, owners, and supervisory staff of hospitality and other businesses. They will benefit from capacity building in their respective areas of work.
The Skills Development Programme (SDP) is a project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). The second phase of SDP from 2020 to 2024 is implemented by Swisscontact and INBAS in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT) and the Ministry of Tourism (MoT). The programme works closely with the government at the national and the provincial level and with partners such as the National Employment Agency (NEA), public and non-governmental training providers as well as private companies and small enterprises in the hospitality and other sectors. SDP 2 implemented in ten targeted provinces, Preah Vihear, Stung Treng, Kratie, Mondulkiri, Rattanakiri, Pursat, Paillin, Battambong, Banteay Meanchey, and Oddar Meanchey.