Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP)

Projet terminé

260’000 unskilled youth and adults will be skill-trained, 70% of whom will be placed in decent jobs through partnerships with industries and private training providers in six economic growth sectors of Bangladesh. By creating the foundations for a sector-wide approach, the Skills for Employment Investment Program (SEIP) will bring the currently fragmented skills development sector under one coordinated management and funding mechanism

Pays/région Thème Période Budget
Emploi & développement économique
Formation professionelle
État de droit - démocratie - droits de l’homme
Création d'emplois
Formation professionnelle
Gestion des finances publiques
01.08.2014 - 30.06.2020
CHF 9'900'000

With the approval of the National Education Policy and the National Skills Development Policy the Government of Bangladesh embarked on major reforms in education and training which are expected to lead into a SWAp.


Increased income and productivity of the working age population of 15 years and above.

Groupes cibles

260’000 youth and adults (30% women, 50% poor, 40% disadvantaged) will be trained in skills, 70% of whom will employed. Inclusion will be addressed through scholarships for 40,000 disadvantaged people and the recognition of prior learning.

Effets à moyen terme
  1. People, particularly the poor and disadvantaged, are employed due to market-responsive and inclusive skills training from public and private service providers.
  2. The BTEB and the ISCs/associations ensure quality training delivery
  3. Key institutions in the skills development sector are established and operate as per their mandate.
  4. The skills development sector is effectively and efficiently managed by government.



Principaux résultats attendus:  

  1. Volume of training increased
  2. Quality of training improved.
  3. Capacity of training institutions strengthened
  4. Management of the sector enhanced.


Direction/office fédéral responsable DDC
Crédit Coopération au développement
Partenaire de projet Partenaire contractuel
Institution financière internationale (IFI)
  • Banque asiatique de développement (other)

Autres partenaires

Ministry of Finance; 22 Ministries involved in skills development; Directorate of Technical Education; Bureau of Manpower Employment and Training; Bangladesh Institute of Technical Assistance Centres; Bangladesh Technical Education Board; Secretariat of the National Skills Development Council, Bangladesh Bank, Industry Associations, public and private training institutions;

Coordination avec d'autres projets et acteurs

National Skills Development Council

SDC-projects SDP, B-SkillFUL, COEL, SEP-B


Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF   9'900'000 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF   9'659'519
Phases du projet

Phase 1 01.08.2014 - 30.06.2020   (Completed)