Skills are our future
Les compétences sont notre avenir
For general questions about SIFA and the application process, please check the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and the Instruction Guide for Applicants. If you cannot find the right answer, please contact us using the Helpdesk contact form below. Requests sent through the Helpdesk contact form are screened on a daily basis, and we will reply to you generally within 3 working days. Your question (in anonymized form) and the answer will be published on the FAQ page.
In case of technical problems in the online application form, please consult the SmartME Helpdesk available in the "Support" section when logged in to the SmartME system.
Head, Skills and Employment for Youth Programme, African Union Development Agency – AUDA-NEPAD
Jane Bech Larsen
Fund Management Expert, Team Leader
Germany, South Africa
Deputy Project Director
Mildred O. Lesole
Project Management and Administration
Skills Development Expert
Sabina von Kessel
Communication and Design Expert
IT Expert Monitoring and Evaluation
Alain Tsemogne Sado
A D K Muhammad
Jean Adote-Bah Adotevi
SIFA is an initiative of the African Union Commission (AUC) supported by the German Government to strengthen occupational prospects of young people in Africa.
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