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SUPPORTING SPAR6C - SUCCESSFUL FIRST SCOPING MISSION IN ZAMBIA

Posted on 17 Nov, 2022

In September 2022, a team of GFA consultants led a successful first SPAR6C scoping mission to Zambia. The SPAR6C program (Supporting Preparedness for Article 6 Cooperation) is part of the International Climate Initiative (IKI) 

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DIGITAL INNOVATION UNIT VISITS RWANDA FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF COOPERATION OPPORTUNITIES

Posted on 16 Nov, 2022

The African continent remains the primary target region for GFA Consulting Group GmbH. East Africa has become a technology hub with many startups and research

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STRENGTHENING DROUGHT RESILIENCE OF PASTORALISTS IN THE KARAMOJA SUB-REGION, UGANDA

Posted on 18 Oct, 2022

The northeast of Uganda is in the grip of a severe drought, leaving more than half a million people at risk of starvation. GFA team is assisting the Ugandan government in constructing three medium-sized dams that will provide water all year around

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SUCCESSFUL PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION: SUBSIDIES FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN KOSOVO (SEEK)

Posted on 11 Oct, 2022

In 2019, MCC/MFK contracted GFA together with HPC International to identify the best technical and financial model to implement energy efficiency measures, and thus decrease energy consumption in Kosovo

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STUDY PUBLISHED BY ÖKO-INSITUT AND HEAT ON THE COP27 CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE IN SHARM EL-SHEIKH

Posted on 6 Oct, 2022

The study provides an overview of the status of international climate negotiations and issues at stake at the COP27 climate change conference

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Launch of the Joint Action for Sustainable Development platform

Posted on 28 Sep, 2022

On September 26, the  Joint Action for Sustainable Development platform was launched during the 21st annual conference of the German Council for Sustainable Development (RNE) in Berlin

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TRADE EFFLUENT MONITORING CAMPAIGN IN LUSAKA

Posted on 25 Aug, 2022

As part of the GIZ Reform of the Water Sector II program in Zambia, GFA conducted theoretical and practical training sessions for the Lusaka Water and Sanitation Company personnel

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GFA NEWSLETTER 02/2022 - THE EUROPEAN GREEN DEAL

Posted on 19 Aug, 2022

The European Green Deal is the European Union policy approach that provides the framework and the resources for Europeans to contribute to solving the global climate change challenges

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Nils Annen, Parliamentary Secretary of the BMZ visiting GFA in Hamburg

Posted on 18 Aug, 2022

Our management board was pleased to welcome the Parliamentary Secretary of the BMZ, Niels Annen

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LAUNCH OF A HEALTH INFORMATION WEBSITE FOR UKRAINIAN REFUGEES IN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Posted on 11 Aug, 2022

Within the EU project “Support to Ukraine for developing a modern public health dystem” GFA has launched a website for Ukraine refugees in European countries: www.treatment4ukraine.com

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OFFICIAL EPHYTO PROJECT LAUNCH - GFA SUPPORTS THE DIGITALIZATION OF THE GLOBAL FIJIAN AGRI-FOOD TRADE

Posted on 10 Aug, 2022

In the presence of numerous distinguished guests from Fiji‘s private and public sectors, the Fiji ePhyto project was officially launched on 18 July 2022 in Suva, Fiji

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PROJECT “LEARNING NETWORKS IN MUNICIPAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN MEXICO” SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED

Posted on 8 Aug, 2022

GFA has successfully completed the “Learning Networks in Municipal Energy Management Systems” project in Mexico

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CONSISTENTLY SUSTAINABLE - GFA INTRODUCES THE FAIRPHONE 4

Posted on 3 Aug, 2022

Life without smartphones is unthinkable, but unfortunately, their ecological footprint is problematic. GFA has decided, for this reason, to provide employees who are due a new company mobile phone with a Fairphone 4

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GREEN TVET SCHOOL – DUAL TVET FOR RENEWABLE ENERGIES AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY 17 OCTOBER – 25 NOVEMBER 2022

Posted on 20 Jul, 2022

In light of the high demand and positive feedback from previous participants, TVET Hamburg together with the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) offers the third round of the Green TVET School

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BUSINESS TRAINING FOR ETHIOPIAN INTERMEDIARIES

Posted on 11 Jul, 2022

The first training session in the project “Private Sector Development in Ethiopia (Output 3)” focused on how to help Ethiopian business intermediaries achieve financial sustainability

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WOMEN X ENERGY - PROGRAM CLOSING EVENT AS PART OF THE PROJECT ‘SUBSIDIES FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN KOSOVO (SEEK)’

Posted on 6 Jul, 2022

From September 2019 until May 2022, GFA, in partnership with HPC International, successfully implemented a pioneering Women in Energy Efficiency (WEE) intervention activity to support women-owned businesses in the Republic of Kosovo with energy-efficient equipment and appliances

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Perspectives for Senegal - What are the options for activities adapted to the needs of the populations?

Posted on 5 Jul, 2022

We took our 40th company anniversary as an opportunity to produce an impressive film about Senegal and our projects for vocational training and employment in the country

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GFA celebrates its 40th anniversary - event videos

Posted on 5 Jul, 2022

This year, between 18 May and 1 July, we will celebrate the GFA anniversary with a series of events on current topics in international cooperation at six different locations in Germany and abroad - watch the event summaries online

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WEBSITE LAUNCH OF THE JOINT ACTION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Posted on 4 Jul, 2022

The Joint Action for Sustainable Development project, which is financed by the budget of the Federal Chancelleryand implemented by GFA, has launched the landing page ofits website, inviting organizations around Germany to register their sustainability initiative on a national web platform

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VISIT OF THE PRESPA PROJECT IN ALBANIA ON THE OCCASION OF GFA´s 40TH ANNIVERSARY

Posted on 21 Jun, 2022

Linked with GFA´s 40th anniversary celebrations, Anja Desai, GFA managing director, as well as Paul van der Poel, GFA director Natural Resources Management and Environment, visited Albania

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Grant agreement signed with the Society for Family Health (SFH)

Posted on 13 Jun, 2022

The Facility Investing for Employment announces the signature of a new grant agreement with an NGO in Rwanda

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PROJECT CLIENTS VISIT COMPOSTING PLANT IN CERRIK ALBANIA

Posted on 13 Jun, 2022

A delegation visited our project in Albania, a composting plant in the municipality of Cërrik.

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SARANDA RECYCLING WEEK

Posted on 12 Jun, 2022

On April 18-22, 2022, the city of Saranda, Albania organized the "Saranda Recycling Week"

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Call for Proposals in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, and Tunisia

Posted on 9 Jun, 2022

The Facility Investing for Employment launches a new Call for Proposals in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, and Tunisia

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PEACE EDUCATION HANDBOOK FOR THE GREAT LAKES REGION

Posted on 8 Jun, 2022

On behalf of GIZ GFA developed the Peace Education Handbook for the Great Lakes Region in English and French

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RURAL WATER SUPPLY PROGRAM IV IN ALBANIA - DRAFT BUSINESS PLAN PRESENTATION

Posted on 7 Jun, 2022

Beginning of April, the expert team of GFA and ValuAdd presented to the UK Himara Management a draft business plan developed within the framework of the project “Rural Water Supply Program IV (RWSP IV)” accompanying measures

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START OF TWO NEW PROJECTS IN ETHIOPIA TO STRENGTHEN THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

Posted on 30 May, 2022

GFA began implementing two new projects in Ethiopia: They are part of the program module “Strengthening Rural Value Chains (SRVC)”

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GFA CONDUCTED A COMPREHENSIVE INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER SURVEY IN THE CITY OF LUSAKA

Posted on 4 May, 2022

Within the GIZ Reform of the Water Sector II program in #Zambia, implemented by GFA, an Industrial Wastewater (IWW) survey was conducted

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HAMBURG'S FINANCE SENATOR DRESSEL VISITS GFA

Posted on 4 May, 2022

On April 25, Dr. Andreas Dressel (SPD), Hamburg's Finance Senator and Member of the Hamburg Parliament for Alstertal/Walddörfer, visited GFA headquarters in Hamburg Volksdorf to find out about the work done by the organization

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GFA SUPPORTS THE DEVELOPMENT OF LOCAL AREA PLANS IN LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

Posted on 27 Apr, 2022

The GIZ Reform of the Water Sector II program in Lusaka and Luapula provinces is implemented by GFA to improve working conditions for transparent planning and implementation processes in securing water and sanitation services and skills development in this sector

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GFA celebrates its 40th anniversary - video congratulations from our projects worldwide!

Posted on 25 Apr, 2022

We got great videos from our projects worldwide - enjoy this amazing GFA birthday video!

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GERMAN AMBASSADOR VISITED TRANSBOUNDARY BIOSPHERE RESERVE PRESPA IN ALBANIA

Posted on 24 Apr, 2022

On April 14, 2022, the German Ambassador to Albania, HE Peter Zingraf visited the Prespa National Park

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HIGH-LEVEL EVENT ON WOMEN’S POLITICAL PARTICIPATION IN GEORGIA

Posted on 21 Apr, 2022

The EU hosted a high-level event on women’s political participation in Georgia on March 31st, 2022

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RESEARCH PUBLISHED ON COOKING TECHNOLOGIES & INVESTMENT CLIMATE IN ETHIOPIA

Posted on 19 Apr, 2022

The GFA Energy department successfully published two studies on the clean cooking sector in Ethiopia

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GFA celebrates its 40th anniversary

Posted on 12 Apr, 2022

This year, between 18 May and 6 July, we will celebrate the GFA anniversary with a series of events on current topics in international cooperation at six different locations in Germany and abroad

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Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, Tunisia: The Facility Investing for Employment will Launch a Regional Call for Proposals

Posted on 11 Apr, 2022

The next Call for Proposals will start on 1 June 2022 and will seek applications for projects in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Rwanda, Senegal, and Tunisia

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GLOBAL NATURE FUND HIGHLIGHTS BIODIVERSITY IDEAS COMPETITION

Posted on 5 Apr, 2022

In a recent press release, the Global Nature Fund (GNF) reports on impressive sustainable activities taking place in the context of the project “From Farm to Fork”

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BLOCKCHAIN AND FINANCING FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - FORESIGHT STUDY

Posted on 31 Mar, 2022

GFA has developed a new foresight study for GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

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WE SAY NO TO WAR! WAR IS WRONG!

Posted on 24 Mar, 2022

A war goes against all we work for. We are saddened and shocked and angry - all at the same time by the atrocious attack of the Russian regime on Ukraine

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GREEN TVET SCHOOL – DUAL TVET FOR RENEWABLE ENERGIES AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY 9 MAY – 17 JUNE 2022

Posted on 23 Mar, 2022

In light of the high demand and positive feedback from previous participants, TVET Hamburg together with the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) offers the third round of the Green TVET School

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GFA NEWSLETTER 01//2022 - LEARNING RELOADED: GOING DIGITAL BY PURPOSE

Posted on 21 Mar, 2022

Today, digital learning has become a common phenomenon, accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic. This newsletter sheds some light on a GFA corporate culture of "digital by purpose” instead of “digital by default”

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NEW GFA PROJECT FOR THE CITY CLIMATE FINANCE GAP FUND

Posted on 9 Feb, 2022

GFA is providing waste management consultancy services within the City Climate Finance Gap Fund

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GFA SOUTH EAST EUROPE AWARDED WORLD BANK PROJECT

Posted on 7 Feb, 2022

A consortium led by GFA South East Europe  has been awarded the World Bank technical assistance project Strengthening Capacities of Local Self-Governments (LSGs) in Serbia towards Low-carbon and Resilient Urban Development Investments

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JOINT STRATEGY MEETING – TO TACKLE NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASE IN UKRAINE

Posted on 27 Jan, 2022

On 20-21st January 2022, the Swiss-Ukraine project Act4Health, led by GFA Consulting Group, in collaboration with Ukraine Public Health, organized a two-day strategy development workshop in Ukraine involving all national and international stakeholders working in the field of non-communicable diseases 

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GFA FRAMEWORK CONTRACTS UNIT IS AWARDED A KFW FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT

Posted on 24 Jan, 2022

GFA leads a consortium comprising the partners Conflict Management Consulting CMC (Belgium), MAZURIS SASU (France), and Multiconsult Norge A/S that has been awarded with the “KfW 2020/0043: Framework Agreement (FWA) for Consulting Services in Fragile Contexts”

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GFA DEVELOPS FINANCIAL SECTOR DEVELOPMENT GUIDANCE FOR SDC

Posted on 18 Jan, 2022

Under the Backstopping Mandate, the team developed the new SDC Financial Sector Development Guidance, a state-of-the-art document

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VIDEO ABOUT FROM FARM TO FORK - MAINSTREAMING BIODIVERSITY IN AGRICULTURAL VALUE CHAINS IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC AND COSTA RICA

Posted on 18 Jan, 2022

A film team from GFA accompanied our project ‘From Farm to Fork’, on location in Costa Rica. The impressively produced footage with fascinating interviews is available on Vimeo. Enjoy!

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FINAL WORKSHOP IN EGYPT FOR THE SUCCESSFUL PROJECT CLOSURE ASSESSMENT OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY SERVICE MARKET POTENTIALS

Posted on 13 Jan, 2022

The GFA Energy department has successfully finished the GIZ project “Assessment of energy efficiency service market potentials in Egypt and the feasibility of establishing a Super Energy Service Company (Super ESCo)”

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KFW-FUNDED AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION LEASING PROJECT IN ETHIOPIA SUPPORTS MEDIUM AND SMALLHOLDER FARMERS

Posted on 11 Jan, 2022

In challenging times, GFA supports Ethiopia to advance agricultural mechanization and realize the potential of the farming sector

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GFA AMONG THE TOP 200 EMPLOYERS IN HAMBURG, GERMANY IN 2021

Posted on 3 Jan, 2022

GFA is again listed in the Hamburger Abendblatt among the top 200 employers in Hamburg

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REGIONAL INNOVATION BOOT CAMP HELD AT GRAND BASSAM, IVORY COAST

Posted on 25 Dec, 2021

GFA invited 27 innovators from nine West-African countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Togo), to attend an innovation boot camp in Grand Bassam, Côte d’Ivoire, for 3-days at the end of September 2021

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GFA CONSULTING GROUP JOINS RENEWABLE ENERGY HAMBURG

Posted on 24 Dec, 2021

On 1 Jan 2022, GFA will become a member of Renewable Energy Hamburg (EEHH, a network of more than 200 private companies, universities, research institutes and public authorities

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C³ Newsletter Edition 14/2021: Multiple course formats gaining ground

Posted on 22 Dec, 2021

The variety of course formats has increased quite considerably in the last years, mainly due to digitalization

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FACILITY INVESTING FOR EMPLOYMENT SIGNS OFF GRANT AGREEMENTS WITH FIVE COMPANIES IN TUNISIA

Posted on 15 Dec, 2021

The successful applicants of last year’s call for proposals in Tunisia emanated from sectors that include food processing, construction, technology, and the chemical industry  

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GFA NEWSLETTER 04//2021: GFA CLIMATE & ENERGY CLUSTER DAYS 2021

Posted on 2 Dec, 2021

For two days in late September, the GFA head offices in Volksdorf felt like a beehive with people bustling about in all directions, hunting for information. The buzz was all about the GFA’s first Climate and Energy Cluster Days on 28-29 Sept, 2021

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EAGLE MATI AND CURLY PELICAN ZAVERI – GOOD NEWS FROM PRESPA IN ALBANIA

Posted on 3 Nov, 2021

If you remain curious about whatever happened to the golden Eagle ’Mati‘ after release in Prespa National Park, then here’s an update

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NEW PROJECT IN VIETNAM: SUPPORTING THE BUSINESS CAPACITIES OF THE MEKONG DELTA RICE COOPERATIVES

Posted on 2 Nov, 2021

The “Green Innovation Centre for the Agriculture and Food Sector in Vietnam”, is aiming to improve rural livelihoods through promoting climate-intelligent innovations along the rice and mango value chains within selected districts of the Mekong Delta

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AWARD FOR THE RURAL WATER SUPPLY PROGRAM IN ALBANIA

Posted on 27 Oct, 2021

GFA Consulting Group, together with Kocks Consult and Valu Add Management Services has been awarded a consulting service contract in Albania for the “Rural Water Supply Programme IV-Accompanying Measures”

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Egypt: The facility Investing for Employment will launch a call for proposals on 30 November 2021

Posted on 27 Oct, 2021

Green Economy will be a priority theme of this call for proposal

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GFA GROUP MANAGING DIRECTORS MEET UP IN HAMBURG

Posted on 27 Oct, 2021

After eight years it was high time for all Managing Directors of the GFA Group to meet together in person for a full day

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THE GHANAIAN TIMES REPORTS ON THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROJECT IN GHANA

Posted on 25 Oct, 2021

The Ghanaian Times reported as follows on a project implemented by GFA within Ghana on behalf of GIZ

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COMMENCING THE CHILDHOOD OBESITY SURVEILLANCE INITIATIVE IN UKRAINE

Posted on 8 Oct, 2021

On the 28th of September 2021, Ukraine began with the implementation of a Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative (COSI) survey

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HOSPITAL REFORMS AIMED TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE HEALTHCARE GAINS

Posted on 7 Oct, 2021

Between the 21st and 23rd of September, 2021, the Ministry of Health and key stakeholders of the health sector in Malawi came together at the Joint Annual Health Sector Performance Review (JAR)

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GFA NEWSLETTER 03//2021: DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR REMOTE MONITORING

Posted on 30 Sep, 2021

GFA’s transition to a digital company got a big push last year after working intensively on its digital innovation strategy, building on the strengths of our thriving Digital Innovation Unit and our three IT companies – GFA Syscom, GFA B.I.S. and TolaData

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ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION COMMUNICATION AND AWARENESS RAISING IN LAOS

Posted on 16 Sep, 2021

GFA assist ProFEB with EEC measures that focus on human capacity development of government and civil society partners

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GFA ENTEC DEVELOPS CLIMATE RISK ANALYSIS TOOL

Posted on 13 Sep, 2021

GFA ENTEC (GFA subsidiary) is actively supporting the National Development Foundation of Dominica in the development and implementation of three new Green Financing Products

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GFA B.I.S. NEWSLETTER 07//2021: TAILORED IT PRODUCTS FOR DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION

Posted on 3 Aug, 2021

The structural upheavals of the past year promoted the need for innovative digital solutions in development cooperation worldwide

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GFA NEWSLETTER 02//2021: WASTE AND RECYCLING MANAGEMENT AS PART OF A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Posted on 27 Jul, 2021

Economic growth generally implies growing demand for raw materials, energy and other natural resources, while growing amounts of materials end up as waste if not properly managed

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GREEN TVET SCHOOL – DUAL TVET IN GERMANY FOR RENEWABLE ENERGIES AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Posted on 14 Jul, 2021

20 September – 29 October 2021: TVET Hamburg has partnered with the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC) to create a unique E-learning experience about the German dual TVET system with a focus on green energy skills

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TAKE PART IN OUR SURVEY - HOW CAN BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY CONTRIBUTE TO INTERNATIONAL FINANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Posted on 7 Jul, 2021

GFA implements the Foresight study on the implications of blockchain on development cooperation and financing sustainable development - take part!

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KENYAS´S DAIRY VALUE CHAIN PROJECT ON AIR

Posted on 7 Jul, 2021

The dairy value chain project in Kenya had four very lively and participated radio shows in two local radio stations assuring coverage over the entire working area of the project

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DEFYING THE PANDEMIC WITH NEW IDEAS IN TUNISIA

Posted on 28 Jun, 2021

Ever since November 2017, GFA has been implementing the Innovative Training in the Milk Value Chain component (FiL) as part of the Green Innovation Center Tunisia

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GFA LAUNCHES CAPACITY BUILDING PROJECT FOR THE AQUACULTURE SECTOR IN CAMBODIA

Posted on 22 Jun, 2021

GFA has launched the Capacity Building for the Aquaculture Sector project on behalf of GIZ as part of the Country Package - Fishing for food security in Cambodia

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EMERGENCY AUTO RICKSHAW AMBULANCES SERVICE LAUNCHED IN KOCHI, INDIA TO BRING COVID RELIEF TO CITIZENS DURING INDIA’S 2ND INFECTION WAVE

Posted on 21 Jun, 2021

The safety of citizens using public transport during the pandemic has been one of the hot topics of the BMZ funded project “Integrated Urban Transport Systems for Smart Cities” (SMART-SUT)

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PROJECT TO ASSIST IN REDUCING NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES LAUNCHED IN UKRAINE

Posted on 17 Jun, 2021

On 4 June 2021, GFA and its partners launched the Reducing Risk Factors for Non-Communicable Disease project in Ukraine, which is funded by Swiss Development Corporation

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GFA GROUP ESTABLISHES NEW COMPANY TO SUPPORT MARKET RAMP-UP FOR GREEN HYDROGEN AND POWER-TO-X PRODUCTS

Posted on 7 Jun, 2021

On May 21, 2021 GFA Group registered a new company, the H2Global Advisory GmbH, in the context of the H2Global support mechanism of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi)

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GFA COMPLETES EU PROJECT ON GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS IN UKRAINE

Posted on 4 Jun, 2021

GFA in cooperation with DMI Associates recently completed the project “Support to the Development of a Geographical Indications System” in Ukraine

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GERMAN HEALTH MINISTER SPAHN VISITS GFA ASSISTED HIV/AIDS PROJECT IN SOUTH AFRICA

Posted on 3 Jun, 2021

On 28 May 2021, German Health Minister Spahn visited the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) to officially hand over laboratory equipment

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FORBIZ PRESENTS RESULTS IN REGULATORY AND SME POLICIES IN UKRAINE

Posted on 31 May, 2021

GFA, the lead company of a consortium, officially closed an EU flagship business support initiative in Ukraine, the EU SURE FORBIZ as part of the EU4Business Initiative

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FRAMING CIVIC SOCIETY PARTICIPATION AT THE LOCAL LEVEL IN ZAMBIA

Posted on 20 May, 2021

GFA has been implementing one of the action areas of the GIZ program Civil Society Participation Program (CSPP) at the local level in Zambia since September 2018

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GFA LAUNCHES GIZ PROJECT CLIMATE-RESILIENT WATER SECTOR IN GRENADA (G-CREWS)

Posted on 12 May, 2021

Grenada is facing two serious risks: scarcity of freshwater and recurring natural disasters such as hurricanes and floods

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HAMBURG SPORTS FEDERATION’S INTEGRATION PROGRAMME PRESENTED AT THE PROFILE PROJECT IN MEXICO - SPORT CONNECTS

Posted on 11 May, 2021

At a learning journey in April 2021, we invited the Hamburg Sports Federation to present the "Integration through Sport" program

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THE FACILITY INVESTING FOR EMPLOYMENT (IFE) - CALL FOR PROPOSALS IN RWANDA

Posted on 3 May, 2021

Green Economy projects are particularly welcome. Companies and other organisations can apply for co-financing grants worth up to 10 million euros per project

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Threatened Golden Eagle tagged and released in Prespa National Park in Albania

Posted on 21 Apr, 2021

On 13 April 2021, a Golden Eagle was released at the Prespa National Park in a ceremony recognizing the threatened status of the emblematic bird and national symbol of Albania

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SOFT SKILLS E-LEARNING TRAINING “DEFARU” FOR SENEGAL GOES ONLINE

Posted on 20 Apr, 2021

GFA is currently implementing an e-learning training on a fully functional Learning Management System platform developed by its Senegalese partner Volkeno:www.defaru.sn

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FROM FARM TO FORK IN COSTA RICA AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – FOUR INNOVATION TRENDS

Posted on 6 Apr, 2021

The project Del Campo al Plato advocates the integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services elements in banana and pineapple value chains in Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic

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THE FACILITY INVESTING FOR EMPLOYMENT (IFE) - CALL FOR PROPOSALS IN GHANA

Posted on 1 Apr, 2021

The Facility wants to promote the labour market in Ghana by providing financial and technical support to project leaders in order to boost the economy, generate long-term jobs and encourage continuous training

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BRIDGING THE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS GAP IN DAIRY HUSBANDRY IN KENYA

Posted on 31 Mar, 2021

On behalf of the Green Innovation Centres for the Agriculture and Food Sector program of GIZ, GFA is implementing the dairy value chain component in selected counties of Western Kenya

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THE FACILITY INVESTING FOR EMPLOYMENT (IFE) - CALL FOR PROPOSALS IN SENEGAL

Posted on 30 Mar, 2021

Companies and other organizations can apply for co-financing grants worth up to € 10 million per project

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SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT PROMOTION IN AFGHANISTAN (GIZ) - BROCHURE PUBLISHED

Posted on 24 Mar, 2021

Every year 500,000 young Afghans enter the labor market and want to secure a future life free of poverty and conflict

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GFA NEWSLETTER 01//2021: COMPLIANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY AS CORNERSTONES OF PUBLIC FINANCE MANAGEMENT

Posted on 23 Mar, 2021

In this newsletter, the company’s Public Finance Management Team offers an overview of how GFA contributes to the SDGs

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SILENT PANDEMIC – TACKLING NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES IN UKRAINE

Posted on 19 Mar, 2021

On 2 March 2021, the Ukrainian Public Health Centre and the project “Reducing Risk Factors for Prevention of Non-Communicable Diseases in Ukraine” funded by SDC signed a Memorandum of Understanding

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GFA PUBLISHED NEW FACTSHEET ABOUT CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Posted on 4 Mar, 2021

The model of circular economy is based on the goal to design out waste and pollution, keep materials in use and regenerate natural systems

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THE FACILITY INVESTING FOR EMPLOYMENT (IFE) - CALL FOR PROPOSALS IN MOROCCO

Posted on 18 Feb, 2021

In Morocco, the labour market is characterised by strong and persistent imbalances in supply
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APPLYING NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS – CHALLENGES BEING MET WITH LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE DRC’S FCPF REDD+ PROGRAM

Posted on 27 Jan, 2021

In the recent Carbon Mechanisms Review M. Burian and J. Schnurr together with their colleagues at the REDD Focal Point and WWF in the Democratic Republic of the Congo share their experiences and valuable lessons learnt within the development and implementation of the Mai Ndombe Province Emission Reduction Program

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GFA B.I.S.: NEW FACTSHEET ON REMOTE MONITORING SYSTEM DACOTA

Posted on 26 Jan, 2021

GFA B.I.S. has published a new factsheet on DACOTA, a fully customizable remote monitoring system to track and monitor decentralized project activities.

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FROM FARM TO FORK IN COSTA RICA AND THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – COMPETITION FOR IDEAS

Posted on 25 Jan, 2021

The project Del Campo al Plato advocates the integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services elements in banana and pineapple value chains in Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic

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FOREST MINISTER LAUNCHES OFFICIAL COSFOM PROJECT WEBSITE IN MANIPUR

Posted on 13 Jan, 2021

A website for the Community-based Sustainable Forest Management for Water Resource Conservation in Manipur (CSOFOM) project was officially launched  Imphal, Manipur

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GFA AMONG THE TOP 200 EMPLOYERS IN HAMBURG, GERMANY

Posted on 6 Jan, 2021

GFA is again listed in the Hamburger Abendblatt among the top 200 employers in Hamburg.

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GFA NEWSLETTER 04//2020: GFA STRENGTHENS HEALTH SYSTEMS IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19

Posted on 5 Jan, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us under stress. More than ever it becomes clear how vital an intact healthcare system is for achieving other sustainable development goals

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GFA B.I.S.: Newsletter ON DIGITAL SOLUTIONS FOR MANAGEMENT OF PROJECTS AND FUNDS

Posted on 5 Jan, 2021

The Coronavirus outbreak forced all of us to explore new ways of working while it accelerated digital transformation

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C³ UNIT FOR BETTER LEARNING: GOOD E-LEARNING - OUR RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC, NEWSLETTER 2020

Posted on 18 Dec, 2020

We are happy to share with you e-learning success stories from Honduras, the African Union, Ukraine and our in-house courses in our latest C³ Newsletter

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GFA SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES FEASIBILITY STUDY ON LAND MANAGEMENT IN LAOS

Posted on 16 Dec, 2020

From December 2019 to September 2020 the consortium GFA-GCI carried out the “Preparatory Study for the Land Management Project Laos (LMPL)”, funded by KfW

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GIZ LAUNCHES ONLINE PLATFORM FOR PROMOTING GREEN ENERGY INVESTMENT

Posted on 15 Dec, 2020

The One-Stop Information Platform (OSIP) for investment in the Nigerian Renewable Energy Engery Efficiency (RE/EE) sector launched on the 30th November

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THE FACILITY INVESTING FOR EMPLOYMENT (IFE)

Posted on 14 Dec, 2020

Economic reforms and improved competitiveness have created new, dynamic growth markets in many parts of Africa. African countries increasingly offer attractive prospects for companies and investors

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GFA NEWSLETTER 04//2020: GFA STRENGTHENS HEALTH SYSTEMS IN THE CONTEXT OF COVID-19

Posted on 12 Dec, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to keep us under stress. More than ever it becomes clear how vital an intact healthcare system is for achieving other sustainable development goals

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GFA AT THE 8TH ANNUAL WATER CONFERENCE IN DODOMA, TANZANIA

Posted on 3 Dec, 2020

GFA’s Water, Sanitation and Waste Management department, in association with JBG Gauff Consultants and NETWAS Tanzania, has been providing consulting services for the implementation of the Investment Financing Facility for Tanzanian Urban Water Utilities since April 2016

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13th GLOBAL FORUM FOR FOOD AND AGRICULTURE GOES VIRTUAL

Posted on 2 Dec, 2020

This year’s topic of the GFFA is “How can agriculture provide the world long-term with food for a balanced diet despite pandemics and climate change” will take place in a virtual format in January 2021

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GFA ORGANIZES A LARGE-SCALE WEBINAR TO BOOST ACCESS TO FINANCE FOR THE ALBANIAN AGRITOURISM SECTOR

Posted on 1 Dec, 2020

On November 17th  2020, GFA on behalf of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the Government of Albania organized a webinar for over 200 participants via the ”Albania Agribusiness Support Facility" project

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Green TVET School – Dual TVET in Germany for renewable energies and energy efficiency

Posted on 26 Nov, 2020

1 February – 12 March 2021 - TVET Hamburg has partnered with the Renewables Academy AG to create a unique e-learning experience about the German dual TVET system with a focus on green energy skills

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GFA SUPPORTS STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURE, RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND FISHERIES IN ALBANIA

Posted on 24 Nov, 2020

Agriculture plays a significant role in Albania, contributing to 18.6% of the country‘s GDP while employing 36% of the total employment population

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MENTAL HEALTH FOR UKRAINE PROJECT IN JOURNAL FOR MARKET ACCESS & HEALTH POLICY

Posted on 19 Nov, 2020

The SDC project Mental Health for Ukraine, implemented by GFA, managed to publish an article in the open-access, peer-reviewed "Journal for Market Access & Health Policy"

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GIZ TRANSFORMASI ORGANIZED JOURNALISM WEBINAR PROGRAM IN INDONESIA

Posted on 17 Nov, 2020

The Public Service Journalism Webinar Training Program on COVID-19, which is organized by TRANSFORMASI shall enter its final stage

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First EU-Latin America Partnership on Raw Materials Conference

Posted on 16 Nov, 2020

Join the 1st EU-Latin America Partnership on Raw Materials Conference on 24 - 25 November

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CLIMATE PROTECTION THROUGH AVOIDED DEFORESTATION - A SUCCESS STORY IN LAOS

Posted on 15 Nov, 2020

During a project visit on 19-23 Oct 2020, German Ambassador to Laos, Jens Lütkenherm, called ten years of German technical and financial cooperation related to climate protection through avoided deforestation in the Huaphan Province a success story

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CLIMATE PROTECTION THROUGH AVOIDED DEFORESTATION PROJECT IN VIETIANE TIMES

Posted on 15 Nov, 2020

On 22 December 2020 the VIENTIANE TIMES published an article about the finished CliPAD project in Laos. 

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GFA PRESENCE AT THE GLOBAL INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM (IGF)

Posted on 12 Nov, 2020

he technical assistance to the Policy and Regulation Initiative for Digital Africa (PRIDA) prepared and supported an Africa Union Commission (AUC) workshop

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SOLAR KITS FOR KIDS IN JORDAN

Posted on 28 Oct, 2020

Within an EU-funded project, GFA supports the Children’s Museum of Amman through supplying the children with educational material on energy

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CREATING OPPORTUNITIES TOGETHER AT THE 16TH WORLD CONGRESS ON PUBLIC HEALTH 2020

Posted on 22 Oct, 2020

The EU-funded Supporting Public Health Institutes Program (SPHIP), duly supported by GFA, hosted a round table at this year’s World Congress on Public Health

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LAUNCH OF THE APPLIED URBAN RESEARCH AGENDA IN ECUADOR FOR THE SUSTAINABLE INTERMEDIATE CITIES PROJECT

Posted on 19 Oct, 2020

Since 2018, GFA, in a Consortium with IHS, has been implementing on behalf of GIZ Component 3 of the project Sustainable Intermediate Cities in Ecuador

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