The Facility « Investing for Employment » (IFE) is an investment mechanism for employment and part of the Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ). Under the brand Invest for Jobs, the Special Initiative aims to create good jobs and apprenticeships and to improve working conditions in its partner countries in Africa.
The IFE provides grants between €1 million and €10 million to co-finance four types of projects: i) Public Infrastructure for job creation, ii) Common service for job creation, iii) Projects that foster direct job creation which have benefits/impacts more broadly than solely for the project owners and iv) Projects that foster direct job creation by companies.
Potential applicants for the Call for Proposals will have until 1 June 2021 to submit concept notes for Rwanda. For further information see: