Durable integration of agropastoral graduates

Durable integration of agropastoral graduates

Funded by the Global Affairs Canada amd the Paul Gérin-Lajoie Foundation, the project aims to increase the economic prosperity of the people of Benin, Haiti and Mali, through skills for employment program development. This project aims to strengthen educational institutes’ capacities in teaching administrative, financial and curriculum management; training agriculture and livestock professionals; youth, women and men professional integration through small and medium business development; food security; and sustainable economic and agriculture development. Project activities include: (1) capacity building activities for educational institutes in the fields of agriculture and livestock, in each of the target countries, as well as building ministerial capacities to support and monitor these institutes; (2) contributions in improving skills for employment programs by ensuring they adequately respond to the needs of the employment market; and provide orientation mechanisms that support the professional integration of youth, women and men in particular; and (3) create consultation mechanisms between the private sector and educational institutes to promote access to internships and the professional integration of graduates.

 

Global objective

  • Une prospérité économique accrue des populations béninoises, haïtiennes et maliennes par les programmes de compétences pour l’emploi.

Expected results

  • Renforcement de la gestion organisationnelle des établissements d’enseignement en compétences pour l’emploi dans les pays en développement ;
  • Amélioration de la mise en œuvre des programmes de compétences pour l’emploi qui intègrent l’environnement et répondent aux divers besoins du marché du travail ou de l’entrepreneuriat pour les populations cibles ;
  • Une collaboration renforcée et durable entre les établissements d’enseignement en compétences pour l’emploi et les entreprises du secteur privé.

Duration

5 ans : 02/11/2016 - 15/04/2021

Localisation

Le projet se déroule au Bénin et au Mali.

Beneficiaries

2 900 jeunes, dont 25 % de femmes.

Budget

6 789 061 dollars canadiens

Implementation

Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie

Partenaires

  • Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA-DI)
  • Collège Boréal
  • Boîte à innovations (BAI)
  • Association des personnes rénovatrices des technologiques traditionnelles (APRETECTRA)
  • Consortium appui conseil aux enfants et aux femmes (ACEF)
  • Conseils et appui pour l’éducation de base (CAEB)

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Country

  • Benin
  • Mali

Topics

  • Education
  • Employment & revenues
  • Environment
  • Food security & zero hunger
  • Gender
  • Governance & capacity-building
  • Livestock & pastoralism
  • Youth

Targets

  • Institutions
  • Pastoralists & Agro-pastoralists
  • Vulnerable small-scale farmers
  • Women
  • Youth

Agir Pillars

  • Pillar 3: Sustainably improve agricultural and food productivity and the incomes of the most vulnerable households and improve access to food
  • Pillar 4: Strengthen governance in food and nutrition security

Scales

  • National

Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 1 SDG 2 SDG 4 SDG 5 SDG 8