The successful applicants of the recent call for proposals in Tunisia come from sectors like food processing, construction, technology, and the chemical industry. Together, they will receive financial support of around 7 million euros for their job-creating investments by the facility Investing for Employment. The facility is part of Invest for Jobs.
During this first competition round in Tunisia, almost 400 companies and organisations with activities in Tunisia had applied for a grant. The competition is coming to end and the first 5 Grant Agreements were concluded during a signing ceremony in Tunis on 25 November 2021.
The facility Investing for Employment will disburse its funding in a step-by-step process. Applicants will only get access to the next tranche if they reach pre-defined milestones that are part of the grant agreement.
Grant Agreements were signed for the following investment projects:
The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Mr Peter Prügel, German Ambassador, Mrs Echraf Smedhi, Director for international cooperation at the Tunisian Ministry for Industry, Mrs Beate Richter, Director KfW Office Tunis, and Mrs Anke Afflerbach, Managing Director facility Investing for Employment.
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The successful applicants come from the sectors industry, education, and fashion. As part of Invest for Jobs, the Facility Investing for Employment (IFE) co-finances more than 6 million euros for their job-creating investments.
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