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The overall goal of the Promoting Private Sector Employment (PPSE) project in  Kosovo is to facilitate operations of growing and resilient SMEs and farms in the food and natural ingredients and tourism sectors that provide decent work and income opportunities for women and men in Kosovo. The project is focused on two main sectors: Food and Natural Ingredients and Tourism.

Through the cross-cutting themes of governance and gender equality and social inclusion, the project facilitates dialogue and advisory services for value chain actors, while exploring opportunities for engaging women and minorities, tailored to their needs.

Building upon the results and project insights in Phase II (2017 - 2021), Phase III tackles private sector development and job creation with more emphasis on youth, women and minorities.

Fast Facts
Duration: November 2021 – November 2025
Budget: CHF 5.5 mil
520 additional farm households contract farming
1.050 additional ha increase production
80 SME provide new services and products
100 SMEs using new services for product development
150 SMEs using new sales channels

Full Time Employment Expected: 1,130 full-time jobs
SMEs increase net additional income by:  CHF 3,200,000
SMEs have increased investment in new
products and services by:  CHF 4,120,000
Income increase of 3,600 newly employed
men and women by:  CHF 3,800,000