Public Employment Services Project: From a Mass to a Client Oriented Approach (AFDB-G-TN-I00-ZZZ-003)

Countries
  • Tunisia
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
U
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Voting Date
Oct 1, 2018
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Borrower
*Borrower information not provided at the time of disclosure*
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Sectors
  • Industry and Trade
  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.49 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AFDB website

Updated in EWS Sep 8, 2020


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Project Description

According to bank provided information, the present intervention concerns “Public Employment Services Project: From a Mass to a Client Oriented Approach”. It consists of grant of USD 2,560,000 from the MENA Transition Fund. The project aims primarily to promote youth’s inclusion and empowerment through a shift from a mass to a client approach in the public employment services and the development of professionalized support and personalized services.

The objective of the project is to promote youth’s inclusion and empowerment in public employment services by providing professional support and personalized services for both job seekers and young entrepreneurs in the disadvantaged regions of Tunisia. Its specific objectives are the following: (a) introduce the use of statistical profiling techniques at the National Agency of Employment and Independent Work (ANETI) as a tool to shift the way of dealing with heterogeneous unemployed customers from a mass undifferentiated perspective to segment based perspective; (b) finalize, validate and utilize a national classification of occupations and skills; (c) implement a competency matching solution and scoring methods of job seekers’ skills at ANETI’s offices; (d) strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Vocational training and employment (MVTE), the public employment services and social partners in the regions; and (e) improve professional and interpersonal skills of Tunisian job seekers.

Investment Description
  • African Development Bank (AFDB)
Contact Information

Name Mouhamed Gueye
Email m.gueye@afdb.org 

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AfDB

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