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PROFET – Programme for Strengthening Vocational and Professional Education and Training (VPET) in Cuba

01.06.2017 - 31.05.2027

PROFET contributes to improve the integration of young people, especially women and disadvantaged groups, into the labour market by assessing demand in the productive sector, improving training quality in priority specialties for the economy of the country, promoting cooperation between educational institutions and the productive public and private sectors, and providing local counselling services for young people looking for jobs.


PROFET - Programme for Strengthening Technical and Vocational Education in Cuba

01.06.2017 - 31.12.2022

PROFET promotes access to employment by young people, with emphasis on women and disadvantaged groups, by modernizing educational programmes and technology under Technical and Vocational Education, in priority specialties for the development of the country (construction, agriculture and tourism), strengthening cooperation among educational institutions and the productive sector, and providing local advisory services for job placement and business undertaking.


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Swiss Cooperation Office in Cuba - Food Aid Swiss Dairy Products (Cuba)

01.05.2017 - 31.07.2018

Through the usage of food aid in the form of Swiss dairy products, Swiss Humanitarian Aid contributes to the prevention and treatment of malnutrition, undernourishment, and disease. The SDC’s Humanitarian Aid administers the credit granted by parliament for a yearly amount of some CHF 20 million destined for the purchase of Swiss dairy products and their use for the benefit of the needy. Its task is to ensure a sustainable, targeted, and closely monitored food aid.


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BASAL – Proyecto Bases Ambientales para la Sostenibilidad Alimentaria Local.

01.11.2016 - 30.06.2020

BASAL contributes to the reduction of the vulnerabilities of the agricultural sector to climate change in Cuba. Its contributions concentrate on the identification, development and application, of measures and tools to promote the adaptation of the Cuban agriculture to the effects of climate change. The project also increases institutional and individual capacities to use the tools and methodologies, put at the disposal of the authorities and the Cuban institutions for the implementation of effective politics that contribute to a sustainable food production in a context of changing climate.


PRODEL – Programme to strengthen municipal capacities for local development

01.04.2016 - 30.11.2020

PRODEL is part of the Cuban decentralization reform process that seeks to build the capacities of local government representatives in local development management and assist them in formulating and implementing Municipal Development Strategies (EDMs) as a tool to maximize local resources and improve local services.


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Milchproduktehilfe für Alten- und Behinderteninstitutionen

01.01.2016 - 31.07.2017

Mit dem Einsatz von schweizerischen Milchprodukten in der Nahrungsmittelhilfe leistet die Humanitäre Hilfe des Bundes einen Beitrag zur Vorbeugung und Behandlung von Fehl-/Unterernährung und Krankheiten. Der vom Parlament gesprochene Kredit von jährlich rund 20 Millionen Franken für den Kauf von schweizerischen Milchprodukten und deren Einsatz zu Gunsten Bedürftiger wird von der Humanitären Hilfe verwaltet. Sie hat den Auftrag, eine nachhaltige, gezielte und eng begleitete Nahrungsmittelhilfe sicherzustellen.


PEGIN - Promoción de la Equidad de Género con Incidencia Nacional

01.04.2015 - 30.06.2021

Formada por seis organizaciones cubanas la plataforma PEGIN busca incidir en políticas nacionales para promover procesos políticos y sociales a favor de la igualdad de género y para evitar que las reformas actuales no crean nuevas discriminaciones. Además, el proyecto contribuye a incorporar los principios de igualdad de género en todo el programa de COSUDE (transversalización).


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WFP - Food Aid Swiss Dairy Products (Cuba)

01.01.2015 - 31.12.2017

Through the usage of food aid in the form of Swiss dairy products, Swiss Humanitarian Aid contributes to the prevention and treatment of malnutrition, undernourishment, and disease. The SDC’s Humanitarian Aid administers the credit granted by parliament for a yearly amount of some CHF 20 million destined for the purchase of Swiss dairy products and their use for the benefit of the needy. Its task is to ensure a sustainable, targeted, and closely monitored food aid.


Project completed

Milchproduktehilfe für Alten- und Behinderteninstitutionen

01.01.2015 - 31.07.2016

Mit dem Einsatz von schweizerischen Milchprodukten in der Nahrungsmittelhilfe leistet die Humanitäre Hilfe des Bundes einen Beitrag zur Vorbeugung und Behandlung von Fehl-/Unterernährung und Krankheiten. Der vom Parlament gesprochene Kredit von jährlich rund 20 Millionen Franken für den Kauf von schweizerischen Milchprodukten und deren Einsatz zu Gunsten Bedürftiger wird von der Humanitären Hilfe verwaltet. Sie hat den Auftrag, eine nachhaltige, gezielte und eng begleitete Nahrungsmittelhilfe sicherzustellen.


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AGRI-CHAINS – Development of agri-food chains at the local level

01.05.2014 - 30.06.2020

The AGROCADENAS Project, developed by the Ministry of Agriculture and the European Union with the contribution of Switzerland, seeks to improve food security through increased local production and dynamic processing and marketing. It supports three key agri-food chains (grains, cow milk and beef), benefiting 10,000 producers directly and over 1.6 million inhabitants in selected municipalities indirectly


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PADIT – Coordinated Platform Programme for the Comprehensive Development of the Territories

01.04.2014 - 31.12.2017

The PADIT (Coordinated Platform Programme for the Comprehensive Development of the Territories) project is part of the decentralisation process that is currently underway in Cuba, strengthening capabilities for the management of local development and coordinating the three governmental levels (municipal, provincial, national). PADIT supports the implementation of inclusive social services and inter-municipal production activities as well as links between actors in the public, private and cooperative sectors, thus assisting 500,000 people, with particular focus on women and the young.


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