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What does Invest for Jobs do?

Under the Invest for Jobs brand, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) has put together a package of measures to support German, European and African companies in investment activities that have a high impact on employment in Africa. The Special Initiative "Decent Work for a Just Transition" – the official title – offers comprehensive advice, contacts and financial support to overcome investment barriers.

The development objective is to work together with companies to create up to 100,000 good jobs and to improve working conditions and social protection in its eight African partner countries: Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia. The Special Initiative is making a targeted contribution to shaping the socio-ecological transformation of the private sector in line with a just transition, and to creating more and better jobs for women.

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How Invest for Jobs supported companies during the Covid-19 pandemic

We provided local support through economic stabilisation measures designed to preserve jobs and secure investment.

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Our partner countries

Many African markets are dynamic and vibrant. With young populations, the growing availability of labour and skilled workers and their integration into global value chains, they offer attractive opportunities for companies, for example as a manufacturing base. If you want to invest but are facing obstacles, we can assist you by providing advice, contacts and financial support. Our eight partner countries are Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Morocco, Rwanda, Senegal and Tunisia.

Our partner countries Egypt Ethiopia Côte d’Ivoire Ghana Morocco Rwanda Senegal Tunisia

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