Guinea: Improving sustainable livelihoods for border communities



    Improving sustainable livelihoods for border communities programme aims at reducing irregular migration and supporting vulnerable groups by promoting cross-border trade, addressing non-tariff barriers and enhancing access to finance. 

    ITC will support livelihoods development activities for the border communities by :

    • Improving financial support to small and medium enterprises and setting-up alternative income activities for cross-border traders, such as manufacturing masks, soap and disinfectant gels;
    • Addressing non-tariff barriers to cross-border trade and Improving merchant relations with cross-border agencies to improve the overall climate for trade;
    • Organising cross-border social cohesion activities involving multiple communities, such as trade caravans and promotion of cross-border trade;
    • Supporting establishment of community based savings tools to enhance economic inclusion and empowerment, particularly among women and youth.



    Objectifs de développement durable

    This project contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals, as defined by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.