Project profile — Developing Exports to Create Jobs


ITC - International Trade Centre (45001)
2013-12-18 - 2017-06-30
Global Affairs Canada
EGM Europe, Arctic, Middle East and Magh

Country / region 

• Morocco (100.00%)


• Industry: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) development (32130) (50.00%)
• Trade Policy And Regulations And Trade-Related Adjustment: Trade facilitation (33120) (50.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (significant objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (principal objective)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (significant objective)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project, by the International Trade Center, will allow Moroccan small and medium enterprises operating in the processed foods, seafood and leather sectors to increase their exporting potential. Targeting specifically enterprises owned or operated by women and youth, the project will create jobs for women and youth.

Expected results 

The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include: Increased exporting by SMEs, particularly women and youth-owned and operated SMEs in the leather, seafood and processed food sectors; Improved services by Trade Support Institutions (TSIs) that support SMEs, particularly women and youth owned and operated SMEs in the leather, seafood and processed food sectors, in accessing international markets.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by implementing partners
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