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posted on 29 September, 2017

SADC launches Trade Related Facility

On 14 August 2017, the implementation of national projects under the SADC Trade Related Facility (TRF) was offically launched at the Council of Ministers of Trade Meeting during the 37th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) in Pretoria, South Africa. Since 2015, GFA has been supporting SADC in the management of the TRF through a Facility Support Unit (FSU). ... more

posted on 25 September, 2017

GFA newsletter 03/2017 on Eastern Europe

The countries in the Eastern Neighbourhood of the EU are undergoing a complex transition process. While struggling with the heritage from Soviet times and the consequences of recent political and economic destructions, Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia move forward to a fundamental re-orientation of their political, social and economic values and systems. GFA's experience in transition processes in Central Europe is highly relevant in this context.... more

posted on 21 September, 2017

Public administration reform project launched in Morocco

GFA Consulting Group together with the Ministry of Civil Service and Modernization of Administration (MFPMA) launched the EU-funded public administration reform project HAKAMA in Rabat on 11 September, 2017.... more

posted on 14 September, 2017

Environmental management guide for municipalities launched in Lebanon

On 17 July 2017, the EU-funded Support to Reforms-Environmental Governance (StREG) project supported by GFA Consulting Group and the Ministry of Environment in Lebanon launched a guide book, Practical Guide for Municipalities to Enhance Environmental Management. The guideline is based on extensive research and development, and addresses Lebanese municipalities. More than 160 participants attended the event at Phoenicia Hotel in Beirut. ... more

posted on 7 September, 2017

GFA supports Easter Run of Lions Club in Volksdorf, Hamburg

In April ´17 the Lions Club Hamburg organized the annual Easter Run in Volksdorf, Hamburg. GFA and other local companies supported this event. This month the event's proceeds was partly donated to the Erlenbusch children's home. ... more

posted on 7 August, 2017

New video clip about our C³ Unit for Better Learning

GFA’s C³ Unit for Better Learning launches a video clip about its services. The C³ Unit has expanded its services including new learning formats in order to better serve participants, projects and clients. Video clips are one mean to enable better learning in our increasingly digitalized world.

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posted on 1 August, 2017

Art meets GFA

Starting in August and until the end of November2017, GFA in Hamburg will host an exhibition of a Cuban-German group of artists. In their work, they address the social and political change currently happening in Cuba. The resumption of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the USA in 2014, after half a century of limited communication with the West, triggered a process, and there is no telling yet what the consequences for the islanders will be.
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posted on 31 July, 2017

Launch of water governance program in Honduras

More than 50  public and private sector representatives participated in the launch of the Water Governance in the Gulf of Fonseca Region Program of Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) in Choluteca, Honduras on 13 July, 2017. The implementation of this program is facilitated by a consortium set up by GFA Consulting Group, iDE and ECOPSIS with MiAmbiente, the Secretary for Energy, Natural Resources, Environment and Mines as national counterpart
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posted on 17 July, 2017

MagiCube for scaling up access to water supply and sanitation for the urban poor

Scaling up access to water supply and sanitation for the urban poor is complex. Solving this ‘Magicube’ depends on the right formula. GIZ has developed a Scaling Up framework based on the six sides (modules) of the ‘MagiCube’: Sanitation Chain, Access to Water, Financing, Information Systems, Implementing Actors and the Sector Framework. ... more

posted on 12 July, 2017

GFA newsletter 02/2017 on ICT4D

Information and communication technolo­gies for development (ICT4D) play a crucial role in the implementa­tion of the 2030 agenda for sustainable develop­ment. Digitalization is a game changer for the organization of development cooperation as such and the implementation of proj­ects in particular.  GFA embraces ICT4D wherever these help ac­complish development and improve the quality of life of the beneficiaries the company cares about.  ... more