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posted on 3 January, 2018

Support to Reforms - Environmental Governance (StREG) – closing ceremony in Beirut

On Tuesday December 19th, 2017, the Closing Ceremony of the European Union-funded project Support to Reforms- Environmental Governance (StREG) took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, in Ein el Mraisse, Beirut
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posted on 21 December, 2017

Hakama governance reform program launched in Morocco

On 6 December 2017, GFA officially launched the EU-funded Advisory Mission for Public Governance Reform in Morocco. The mission is part of the Hakama Program, which provides European support to public administration reform in Morocco... more

posted on 21 December, 2017

African Cotton Conference in Benin

A sustainable basis for the global textile value chain” was the topic of this year’s African Cotton Conference jointly hosted by the Cotton Expert House Africa and the Aid by Trade Foundation/ Cotton made in Africa on 08.-11.November 2017 in Cotonou/Benin... more

posted on 19 December, 2017

Strengthening drought resilience in Uganda

In December 2017, GFA has completed a feasibility study on possibilities of strengthening drought resilience in the predominantly pastoralist Karamoja region in Uganda for the German Development Bank (KfW) and the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) ... more

posted on 19 December, 2017

C³ NEWSLETTER 2017 - C³ training courses in 10 countries

In 2017 C³ courses were implemented in 10 countries. Find two reports about training courses in Nigeria and East Timor in this newsletter. Content wise these training schemes focused on “entrepreneurship in agricultural and construction” and on “public fund management” in The Global Fund projects... more

posted on 18 December, 2017

Art meets GFA - Ulrike Taillebois

Ulrike Taillebois originates from Neuwied on the river Rhine. Born in 1966, she completed a therapist vocational training before she studied painting and art education at Alanus University near Bonn in 1989–1993... more

posted on 13 December, 2017

Improving the quality of employment for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Egypt

In the GIZ project Labour Market Access Project (LMAP) in Egypt, GFA implements one field of activity: Improving the quality of employment for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the Suez Canal region covering the governorates of Ismailia, Port-Said and Suez... more

posted on 11 December, 2017

GFA BRIDGES - supported projects in 2017

GFA does not give Christmas presents to its business partners, but donates the equivalent amount (€ 20,578) to five different social projects selected by GFA BRIDGES in Burundi/Rwanda, Madagascar, India, Brazil and the DR of the Congo. We are sure that this is also in your interest ... more

posted on 7 December, 2017

Enhancing job opportunities for Jordanian women

Since summer 2016, a team of GFA experts has been supporting the Jordan Ministry of Labour in enhancing job opportunities for Jordanian women. As part of GIZ’s Employment Promotion Project (EPP), GFA contributes towards boosting female employment all over the country, where women’s participation in the workforce is among the lowest in the MENA region. ... more

posted on 4 December, 2017

Make milk, make money - Promoting young entrepreneurs in rural Mongolia

Ya Chagnaadorj is a young entrepreneur in Bayankhongor district in Southern Mongolia who set up a dairy business at the age of 21. He and his wife Bayasgalan have benefitted from the Vocational Education and Training Project and the Youth Employment Promotion Project (YEPP)... more