Implementation areas

Implementation areas and sectors

The Project is implemented in Amhara national regional state of three zones of five woredas: North Wollo Zone (Raya Kobo and Woldia woreda), South Wollo Zone (Kalu woreda and Kombolcha), Dessie City Administration and Oromo nationality Zone (Kemissie). Unemplo

yed Youth, women and returnees will be selected in the nearest Kebeles of the above mentioned woredas.

Regarding to sectors/value chains, the project will focus on the Textile/garment, Metal and Construction sectors identified by research and assessment results for employment opportunities in Amhara region.

Project implementation strategy:

  • Strengthening the capacity of public and private TVETs to provide quality and market relevant trainings.
  • Establish and support public employment service (PES) center at woreda level.
  • Reinforcing management capacity of SMEs in the identified cluster (metal, construction and textile/garment sector).
  • Strengthening public privet partnership between companies/SMEs, public institutions and TVETs.

Promotion of decent work agenda through awareness raising on occupational health and standard, about low and gender at work place