Future-Proofing Jobs in Kenya’s Building and Water Industries
The “Future-proofing Jobs in Kenya’s Building and Water Industries” project is a bid from Kenyan and Danish social partners to address critical challenges affecting the Kenyan Labour market. The project creates decent, sustainable, and inclusive jobs in Kenya’s construction and water sector, supporting a just green transition.
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the creation of decent, sustainable, and inclusive jobs in the construction sector in Kenya through improved social dialogue on skills development for a just transition
Outcome 1: The social partners promote decent work within the water and construction sector in Kenya through their cooperation to improve TVET jar the sector.
Outcome 2: TVET institutions and social partners promote green transition in the water and construction sector through cooperation for improved, demand responsive training and certification
The project is financed by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (DANIDA) as part of the Danish Government’s Development Cooperation Strategy and its focus on contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals on Quality Education (SDG4), Decent Work (SDG8), and Economic Growth and Reduced Inequalities (SDG10) in Africa.
• NITA National Industrial Training Authority
• KEWI Kenya Water Institute
• KBCTFIEU Kenya Building, Construction, Timber and Furniture Industries Employers Union
• KUWaSE Kenya Union of Water and Sewage Employees
• COTU Central Organisation of Trade Unions
• WASPA Water Service Providers Association
• KABCEC Kenya Association of Building and Civil Engineering Contractors.
• Divérs – Diversity and Equal Opportunities
• DTDA Danish Trade Union Development Agency
• 3F United Federation of Workers in Denmark
• DI Confederation of Danish Industries.
P.O. Box 40612
00100 – G.P.O NAIROBI
The Counties of Focus
• Apprenticeship and Internship
• Curriculum Development/reforms
• Dual training
• Labour Market Information Systems
• Life employability skills
• Lifelong learning
• Private Sector engagement/ linkages with industry
• Student Support services (e.g., career counselling)
• Youth Technical Skills Training
- Building and Construction