November 21, 2017
The Skills Development Fund (SDF) is established by the Government of Tanzania through National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) 2016-2027 to ensure development of a skilled workforce in key economic sectors in the Country. The overall goal of the SDF is to minimize skills gaps by rapidly increasing the supply of graduates with skills relevant to the labor market. To achieve this objective, the SDF will aim to expand the number of individuals with the relevant skills in key occupations and sectors as stipulated in NSDS. The NSDS pioneers the creation of skilled and competitive Tanzanian Workforce capable of effectively fostering inclusive and sustainable socio-economic growth by developing and sustaining transformation of the Tanzanian Workforce to achieve a composition that guarantees timely attainment of middle-income status by 2025.