SEDIN supports implementation partners in improving the employment and income situation of MSMEs. The programme cooperates with partners at the federal, state and local levels.

Now in it’s 4th phase The Sustainable and Inclusive Economic Development for Decent Employment in Nigeria- SEDIN, a programme of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), promotes MSMEs’ competitiveness and decent jobs in Nigeria.

SEDIN also works on the following;

  • Strengthening business entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Improving access to new markets & innovations
  • Promoting MSMEs access to finance including alternative funding options
  • Supporting improved service infrastructure and environmental sustainability
  • Improving framework conditions and investment opportunities
  • Strengthened female led  MSMEs through targeted support 

Where we work

  • Ogun

  • Niger

  • Plateau

  • Lagos

  • Edo

  • FCT, Abuja

Implementation Period

April 2011 – July 2014 (First Phase)
April 2014 – March 2017 (Second Phase)
April 2017 – July 2023 (Third Phase)

August 2023 – July 2026 (Fourth Phase)

Implementation Area

Federal Level, State(s) Level (Plateau, Niger, Ogun Lagos and Edo), Local Level (selected LGAs)