Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support Project

Photo Credit: UNDP Yemen/2020
Coverage Dhamar, Hadramaut, Ibb, and Lahj
Target Groups Rural Young Women and Men
Estimated Beneficiaries 1,035 Yemenis
Focus Area Food Processing, textiles and handloom, vocational and business skills
Partners Small and Micro Enterprises Promotion Service (SMEPS)
Project Manager Tracy Vienings
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Project Summary

The Vocational and Business Skills Training and Support project aims to empower rural young women and men with vocational, technical and business skills, and nurture an entrepreneurship culture to enhance their employability and productive engagement in economic and local recovery activities. These efforts will contribute to and complement the overall collective efforts for economic recovery and livelihood restoration for improved well-being and resilience among Yemenis.


The main objective of the project is to help Yemenis improve their livelihoods and access inclusive productive services. 

Expected Results 

  • Activity Result 1: 490 households benefit from training on agro-business food processing
  • Activity Result 2: 355 youth and women trained on textile and handloom production
  • Activity Result 3: 190 youth and women trained on technical skills (car mechanics, carpentry, mobile phone and appliances maintenance)

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