Selected Projects: Private Sector Development

GFA has implemented complex studies and projects in over 130 countries since 1982. Selected projects in Africa, Asia, Europe & Central Asia, Latin America & Caribbean and Maghreb & Middle East are presented here.


Green economy

Kyrgyz Sustainable Energy Financing Facility Facility I & II, Kyrgyz Republic

EBRD , 2013 - 2020
Contract Value: € 5,600,000

KyrSEFF provides a 55 million dollar credit line (I&II) for on-lending in the residential and industrial sector through Partner Banks (PBs). KyrSEFF II goes beyond energy efficiency ... more

Promoting Regional economic integration

Support to the SADC Trade Related Facility (TRF), Southern Africa

European Union , 2015 - 2019
Contract Value: € 4,871,600

Since 2008 the Southern African Development Community (SADC) has become a free trade area except for three member states... more

Promoting Regional economic integration

Support to the Socio-Economic Integration, East African Community

GIZ , 2016 - 2019
Contract Value: € 4,319,913

GFA fosters framework conditions for the local production of high-quality and safe medicines in the EAC. Developing a conducive environment for improved ... more

Green economy

Low carbon business action, Brazil

EU , 2015 - 2018
Contract Value: € 3 million

The project contributes to the sustainable development and greening of Brazilian industries through the adoption of low emission technology... more

Small and Medium Enterprises

Low carbon business action, Brazil

European Union , 2015 - 2018
Contract Value: € 2,998,560

The project's objective is to contribute to sustainable development of Brazilian industries through the adoption of low emission technologies in the energy, transport, manufacturing, waste management, agricultural and forestry sectors... more

Quality Infrastructure

Technical assistance for the implementation of the DCFTA, Republic of Moldova

European Union , 2015 - 2017
Contract Value: € 2,348,750

The European Union, through a specific Technical Assistance project attached to the Republic of Moldova Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area Budget Support Programme... more

Green economy

SWITCH-Asia Program, Asien

EU , 2012 - 2017
Contract Value: Network Facility: € 3.5 million, National Policy Support Components: Indonesia: € 2.0 million, Malaysia: € 2.0 million, Philippines: € 3.0 million

The regional program aims at supporting a shift towards more sustainable consumption and production patterns... more

Trade as engine for economic development

Regional quality infrastructure and SPS systems (PRACAMS), Central America

European Union , 2011 - 2017
Contract Value: € 4,319,913

The program aims to create a regional quality infrastructure (QI) system in Central America with the objective of having harmonized standards for food... more

Small and Medium Enterprises

Sustainable Regional Economic Growth and Investment, Indonesia

GIZ , 2015 - 2017
Contract Value: € 1,066,000

The SREGIP aims at improving the value added and environmental sustainability for 100 SMEs and 5,000 small farmers in selected areas in West Kalimantan... more

Promoting Regional economic integration

Regional Quality Infrastructure and SPS Systems, Central America

Eu , 2011 - 2017
Contract Value: € 4,319,913

The program aims to create a regional quality infrastructure (QI) system in Central America with the objective of having harmonized standards for food and non-food products... more

Small and Medium Enterprises

Sustainable economic development and employment promotion, Afghanistan

GIZ , 2014 - 2017
Contract Value: € 14,905,552

The GIZ Sustainable Economic Development and Employment Promotion program has applied a value chain development approach to five agricultural products... more

Quality Infrastructure

Modernization program for the palestinian quality infrastructure, Occupied Palestinian Territory

European Union , 2013 - 2016
Contract Value: € 1,799,753

The core objective of this project was to strengthen the Palestinian Standards Institution (PSI) in the fields of standardization, metrology, accreditation and conformity assessment... more

Innovation

Pilot Project Scheme, ASEAN

GIZ , 2014 - 2016
Contract Value: € 552,206

The Pilot Project Scheme supports pilot projects that lead to innovation and technology transfer in ASEAN countries. The pilots instigated, inter alia, the development of chocolate products with health-related properties in Indonesia... more

Quality Infrastructure

Strengthening of the Serbian system of market surveillance for non-food and food products, Serbia

European Union , 2012 - 2015
Contract Value: € 2,443,780

The project addresses the reform of the market surveillance system in Serbia with the objective to perform its tasks effectively and efficiently under the new legislation... more

Green economy

TVET Reform Support Programme, Pakistan

GIZ, EU, Netherlands , 2011 - 2015
Contract Value: € 6,370,000

As part of the reform of the national TVET system the increasing demand of the labor market for a qualified workforce in the field of renewable energies was a priority focus... more

Trade as engine for economic development

Trade policy support programme, Bangladesh

European Union , 2011 - 2015
Contract Value: € 3,690,000

The Bangladesh Trade Policy Support Programme seeks to stimulate trade-related economic growth by institutional strengthening of the Ministry of Commerce to analyze, formulate and implement trade policy. ... more

Trade as engine for economic development

Trade policy, Kosovo

European Union , 2011 - 2015
Contract Value: € 2,800,000

The Kosovo trade policy project aims at enhancing Kosovo’s institutional trade capacities with a view of negotiating a Stabilization and Association Agreement with the EU.... more

Green economy

Skills for green jobs – technology transfer, South Africa

GIZ , 2012 - 2014
Contract Value: € 1,295,700

Promoting the advancement of a green economy in South Africa, the initiative seeks to raise local production in renewable energies and improve energy-efficiency processes... more

Innovation

SME Expertise Center, Algeria

EU , 2011 - 2014
Contract Value: € 5,736,713

Within the framework of a large-scale SME Support Program, GFA managed an expertise center that provided support to more than 200 Algerian SMEs in upgrading the latter's competitiveness and innovativeness... more

Innovation

Skills for green jobs, Republic of South Africa

GIZ , 2012 - 2014
Contract Value: € 1,295,700

The project supported the country's Department of Science and Technology, the Technology Innovation Agency and its Technology Stations Program (TSP) network in improving sectoral innovation systems and providing training... more

Small and Medium Enterprises

Improving framework conditions for a competitive private sector, Mozambique

GIZ , 2013 - 2014
Contract Value: € 1,328,612

The objective of this program is to improve framework conditions and enhance competitiveness of MSME for sustainable economic development in the provinces of Sofala... more

Innovation

Integrated innovation support program, Serbia

EU , 2011 - 2013
Contract Value: € 2,718,525

The project focused on strengthening the Serbian national innovation system through targeted support to SMEs, entrepreneurs, and business and innovation support organizations such as associations, networks, and universities... more

Promoting Regional economic integration

Consumer protection and market surveillance, Montenegro

European Union , 2012 - 2013
Contract Value: € 684,530

The objective of the project in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy is to enhance consumer protection and reinforce market surveillance in Montenegro... more