|Approval Date||15 Jun 2021|
|Signature Date||28 Jun 2021|
|Planned Completion Date||30 Jun 2026|
|Last Disbursement Planned Date||30 Jun 2026|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|DAC Sector Code||11231|
The present intervention is related to the Vulnerable Youth Employability and Socio-Economic Integration Support Project. The project aims to improve the quality of life of vulnerable youth in the Brakna region through skills development and entrepreneurship. It also contributes to the operationalisation of the National Employment Strategy (NES 2019-2030) and is aligned with the Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Shared Prosperity (SCAPP 2018-2030). The project will help to develop information and intermediation services, as well as technical and professional skills of young people, while providing technical and financial support to entrepreneurs and stakeholders in the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. The implementation period is four (4) years, from September 2021 to December 2025. The project cost is estimated at UA 3.302 million, including the Mauritanian government’s counterpart funding of UA 0.302 million. The project is structured around three components, namely: (1) Support to information and intermediation services for an increased youth employability; (2) Development of technical skills and promotion of young entrepreneurs in the emerging sectors and (3) Project management, monitoring and evaluation.
The main objective of the project is to improve the quality of life for the people in Brakna Region through skills development and entrepreneurship. Specifically, the project seeks to promote the employability of young people, especially vulnerable young people aged 15 to 24, particularly women who are Not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET).
The project will directly benefit the following the following target population: (i) about 24,757 youths through sensitisation activities; (ii) 4,000 youths through life skills training; (iii) 850 youths through training towards qualification and certification; (iv) 450 youths through internship placements; and (v) 700 entrepreneurs who will receive technical and financial support for their projects.
African Development Fund
Government of Mauritania
GOUVERNEMENT DE MAURITANIE MINISTERE DES "FINANCES,DIRECTION DE LA DETTE EXTERIEU
|Last Update||25 Mar 2023|
|Name||Oussama BEN ABDELKARIM|