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. If you are a shortlisted Applicant and your question is about the Full Proposal, please indicate "Question about Full Proposal" in your message.
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 system SmartME, please consult the SmartME Helpdesk available in the "Support" section when logged in to the system.
Head, Skills and Employment for Youth Programme, African Union Development Agency – AUDA-NEPAD
Svend Kaare Jensen
Financing Facility Manager
Mildred O. Lesole
Project Management and Administration
IT Expert Monitoring and Evaluation
Skills Development Expert
Sabina von Kessel
Communication and Design Expert
Alain Tsemogne Sado
A D K Muhammad
Jean Adote-Bah Adotevi
Assistant Project Director
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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