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posted on 9 January, 2017

GFA wins KfW-financed Sustainable Land Management II project in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is one of the Sub-Saharan Africa countries most seriously affected by land degradation, a major cause for low agricultural productivity. Therefore, the KfW-financed Sustainable Land Management II project starting in January 2017 focuses on integrated and participatory watershed development and management. The ultimate objective of the GFA-assisted project is to reduce land degradation and increase agricultural productivity
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posted on 6 January, 2017

Success story: Sustainable Economic Development and Employment Promotion program in Afghanistan

In late 2014, GIZ launched the Sustainable Economic Development and Employment Promotion program (SEDEP) that is implemented in six Northern Provinces of Afghanistan: Badakhshan, Baghlan, Balkh, Kunduz, Samangan and Takhar. The program aims to create new jobs, and increase income and business opportunities for the rural population through the design, facilitation, and implementation of commercially viable agricultural value chains ... more

posted on 21 December, 2016

C³ Unit for Better Learning - newsletter December 2016

This year we have changed our name from “C³ Training Unit” to “C³ Unit for Better Learning”. You may ask – what was wrong with training? The answer is: Nothing! However, we think the new name shows our shift in perspective - from training to learning – from the trainer to the learner. This new name is more representative for our general attitude towards our work: It’s all about the participant and her or his perspective and needs! ... more

posted on 21 December, 2016

Public Sector Performance and Development Cooperation in Rwanda - a publication written by GFA employees

The study "Public Sector Performance and Development Cooperation in Rwanda" provides a conceptual framework for analysing Results-Based Approaches to improving public sector effectiveness and efficiency according to their actor constellation and shared characteristics. This publication is the result of the participation of three GFA employees in the 50th Postgraduate Program of the German Development Institute (DIE).... more

posted on 20 December, 2016

GFA celebrates Christmas in Ukraine

On 7 December 2016, GFA organized a Christmas reception at Hotel Fairmont in Kyiv, Ukraine in order to celebrate its long standing history and achievements in the country. GFA is currently implementing eight projects and programs in Ukraine. Project staff, partners, representatives of Ukrainian beneficiaries and clients such as EU, GIZ, KfW, EBRD and the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture attended the event. ... more

posted on 19 December, 2016

Social dialogue approach for employees and employers in Turkey

The Technical Assistance for Increasing Adaptability of Employees and Employers with a Social Dialogue Approach project co-financed by the European Union (EU) and the Republic of Turkey was launched in Ankara on 1 Nov, 2016. The project is jointly implemented by a GFA-led consortium including HAK-İŞ, one of Turkey's largest trade union confederations, and the country's leading employer organization, MÜSİAD, as co-beneficiaries.... more

posted on 12 December, 2016

GFA newsletter December, 2016: Refugees, displacement and migration

The ongoing refugee and migration crisis is one of the most profound global challenges of our time. An end to the crisis is not in sight as wars, armed conflicts, political repressions, viola­tions of human rights, terrorism and food shortages as root causes for displacement continue to exist... more

posted on 5 December, 2016

GFA BRIDGES - supportet projects in 2015

GFA does not give Christmas presents to its business partners, but donates the equivalent amount (€ 19,000) to four different social projects selected by GFA BRIDGES in Afghanistan, Madagascar, Cameroon and the Russian Federation. We are sure that this is also in your interest ... more

posted on 18 November, 2016

World Toilet Day

Do you know the World Toilet Day?... more

posted on 8 November, 2016

Climate strategy and action plan launched in Serbia

On 13 Sept 2016, the EU-funded Climate Strategy and Action Plan project implemented by a GFA-led consortium was launched in Belgrade. Until January 2018, the project will help the Serbian Ministry of Agriculture and Environmental Protection to prepare a national Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan. The plan will establish a framework for climate action in Serbia in compliance with the country’s climate pledges and the EU accession process 
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