Project to counter the illegal migration through the support to the private sector and the job creation in Senegal

PASPED is a 21-month project financed by AICS Dakar as part of the overall programme PLASEPRI/PASPED and aims at fostering the socio-economic development in Senegal by capitalising the Senegalese diaspora between Europe and Italy. 70 business ideas, promoted by Senegalese citizens living in Italy (and/or Europe), will selected and supported to outline fully-fledged business plans.

PASPED (Projet de contraste à la migration irrégulière à travers l’appui au Secteur Privé et à la création d’emplois au Sénégal) is a 21-month project financed by AICS Dakar as part of the overall programme PLASEPRI/PASPED and aims at fostering the socio-economic development in Senegal by capitalising the Senegalese diaspora between Europe and Italy.

The project idea stems from the collaboration and the exchanges with the Senegalese diaspora in Italy and from the shared objective to promote the business ideas of Senegalese citizens to be realised in their home country, as well as to strengthen the interconnections between Italy and Senegal and to support the circular migration.

Within this framework, PASPED aims at increasing the knowledge of the Senegalese citizens in Italy on the PLASEPRI/PASPED support measures and at improving their access to the opportunities available, thanks to the widespread network of info points in synergy with the consulates of Milan and Naples.

In particular, 70 business ideas will be selected and their promoters supported – thanks to training & coaching, in developing fully-fledged business plans, which will be submitted to AICS Dakar, which may award (to at least 50 of them) a financial contribution.

It is expected that, thanks to the project:

  • 70 business ideas are selected to be developed through a fully-fledged package of support, to be realised in Senegal
  • 13 socio-economic operators are selected among the Senegalese diaspora to support the development of business ideas
  • At least 42000 people from the Senegalese diaspora are informed on the opportunities available to develop business in their home country

Italy, Senegal

SECTORS OF INTERVENTION

Capacity building and professional training, Migrations and diaspora, Support for entrepreneurship/Microcredit/Microfinance

PARTNER

BENEFICIARIES

  • 70 Senegalese businessmen, living in Italy and/or in Europe, are supported in developing their business ideas in their home country
  • 300 Senegalese citizens have access to a package of information & training
  • 42.000 Senegalese citizens are sensitised on the project themes

PROJECT BUDGET
EUR 19.974,83

YEAR
2021 – 2022

SDGs
SDGs Reduced Inequalities

IL PROGETTO IN NUMERI

  • € 19.974,83

    budget progetto

  • 70

    imprenditori senegalesi supportati

  • 300

    cittadini senegalesi formati

  • 42.000

    cittadini senegalesi sensibilizzati

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