Transforming energy with wind and solar power

The development of renewable energy is making great strides in Mexico and Central America. Local grid operators are therefore keen to find efficient solutions for integrating the variable feed-in from wind and solar energy into their routine operations – energy & meteo systems is supplying the necessary know-how on power forecasts.


New Bachelor’s degree course in Biomedical Engineering aims to improve health care services in Senegal

First semester completed: In cooperation with, five medical technology companies are establishing a practical Bachelor’s degree course in order to improve health care in Senegal by contributing to the training of experts


International Women’s Day: women behind the wheel in Ghana

Charlotte Bayn is one of the first women to drive a bus in her home country, Ghana. A project enables more women to work as professional drivers.


ITB: Sustainable development through tourism

What role does development cooperation play in the tourism industry? What specific contributions can companies make to promoting sustainable development? To find out more, visit the BMZ stand (Hall 4.1) at ITB Berlin between 6 and 10 March.


Knauf opens training centre in Ghana

The Knauf Group opens the first of eight new training centres in Africa with Dr Gerd Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development. The family business is thus launching a large-scale training offensive with DEG as part of


Organic produce from developing countries and emerging economies

Would you like to train suppliers to improve the quality of your products? Do you want to raise the standards in your supply chain or are you seeking certification? The programme will be showcasing the financial and professional support available to producers at the BIOFACH trade fair in Nuremberg from 13 to 16 February.


Turning waste into valuable biofertiliser

DEG supports construction of a composting plant and establishment of a waste value chain in Kathmandu through


Symrise is Germany's most sustainable large-scale enterprise 2019

The fragrance and flavor manufacturer Symrise, which operates with in Madagascar, has won the German Sustainability Award 2019 for its comprehensive sustainability management.


Modern orthopaedic technology in Cuba

Ottobock and GIZ improve the training for orthopaedic technicians and provide the necessary expertise and materials.


Training initiative launched in the field of drywall construction

Knauf and DEG train professionals in six African countries.


Intersolar Europe – the leading trade fair for solar energy in Munich

Discover the developments and changes shaping the solar market at Intersolar Europe from 20th to 22nd June 2018.


Pharmacies of the future in South Africa

The strategic alliance between Mach4 GmbH, Right to Care Health Services and GIZ enables a better supply of medicines through innovative automatic dispensing units of medicine.


IFAT Munich: Technology for Development

Demand is high for new environmental technologies in developing countries. For more information about funding opportunities for entrepreneurs entering these markets, visit the BMZ booth at IFAT.


German Center for Robotics (DKR) opens in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Masterwerk GmbH and sequa GmbH offer job prospects for young people and skilled workers in the metal industry with new training and promote the competitiveness of local companies.


Scania & GIZ train women bus drivers in Ghana

Women moving the city: German Federal President Steinmeier met with the prospective women bus drivers.


ITB Berlin: Making tourism sustainable

What specific contributions can German and European companies make to enable sustainable development in the tourism sector? Find out at the BMZ booth in hall 4.1.


Fair-trade organic foodstuffs produced sustainably

Development partnerships in focus at the BIOFACH 2018 in Nuremberg. Entrepreneurs can obtain information about cooperation opportunities in the organic sector.


Africa 5.0: Markets, potentials and opportunities for German companies

Entrepreneurs can access first-hand knowledge from experts at the Fifth German-African Economic Forum NRW on 27th February.


AmCham award for education project in Kazakhstan

Energy producer AES and GIZ count on trainings for specialists in the mining and metalworking industry.


From the plant to the tea bag

Glatfelter and GIZ support sustainable abaca farming as part of a development partnership in the Philippines.


AWARD – Development partnership with SUNfarming wins Intersolar Award 2017

The Food & Energy Training Project by SUNfarming GmbH and DEG – Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH – in partnership with ALENSYS (Alternative Energiesysteme AG) and the North-West University Potchefstroom, South Africa, has won this year’s award for ‘Outstanding Solar Project’.


Together at BIOFACH 2017:, GIZ and IPD

The fact that bio is not just a trend was evident from the 15th to 18th February at the world's leading trade fair for organic food in Nuremberg.