Whether the aim is to provide training for local employees, promote the use of climate-friendly technologies or improve social standards at production facilities – the objectives of private enterprises and actors involved in development cooperation often overlap.


develoPPP.de was set up by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) to foster the involvement of the private sector at the point where business opportunities and development policy initiatives intersect.


What development partnerships with the private sector can achieve locally and what positive impact these projects have on people's lives is shown in the film "Joint steps - Larger steps."



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develoPPP.de targets companies that invest in developing and emerging countries and are seeking ways to shape their corporate commitment in the long term. DEG, GIZ and sequa provide support with planning, financing and implementing your involvement at the local level. This will help you to organise your international activities on a sustainable basis, as well as to tap into new markets and improve living conditions for the local people.

DEG, GIZ and sequa have initiated more than 1,500 development partnerships in the framework of develoPPP.de since 1999. 'Facts and figures' gives an overview over their regional and sectoral distribution.

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Mit dem develoPPP.de-Programm unterstützt das Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ) Ihr Unternehmen bei innovativen Projekten in Entwicklungs- und Schwellenländern, die einen langfristigen Nutzen für die lokale Bevölkerung haben. DEG, GIZ und sequa helfen Ihnen dabei, Ihr Engagement zu planen, zu finanzieren und vor Ort umzusetzen. So können Sie Ihre...

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Without the involvement of the private sector there can be no sustainable development. develoPPP.de pools public and private resources with the objective of bringing sustainable improvements to the living conditions of people in developing and emerging countries – particularly in areas where the need for action is greatest.